Michael S. Blasko, Jr.
Michael S. Blasko, Jr, 75, of Springfield, died at 7:47 pm, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born March 29, 1940 in Springfield, to Michael S. and Iva Wright Blasko, Sr. He married Judy Ann Kink on April 23, 1960 and she survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mike (Terry) Blasko, III of Springfield and Jim (Bob Day) Blasko of Springfield; one daughter, Karen (Russell) Claussen of Oakford; nine grandchildren, Megan (Eric), Nicole (Companion: Brian), Chad (Carrie), Katie, Justin, Tyler (Chelsea), Sarah, Kaitlyn and Lindsey; six great grandchildren with two on the way and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Michael Blasko, Sr. and Iva Robinson.
Michael was a member of St. Cabrini Church and Local 193 IBEW (Electrical Union).
He worked as an electrician for Progressive Electric and Atkinson Electric.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and helping others.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 4 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Monday, March 14, 2016 at St. Cabrini Church with Reverend Robert Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin de Porres.