Joseph C. Pacourek. U.S. Army. Beloved husband of 59 years and best friend of Elizabeth nee Casey. Preceded in death by his parents Elizabeth Eichhorn and Joseph Pacourek and his brother James Pacourek. Cherished father of Debbie (Mike) Green, Dawn (Bill) Johnson, Denise (Paul) Mallet, Donna Cerf and Dale (Fiancée Mike Devries) Pacourek. Loving grandfather of Tim, Shannon, Dan, Kelli (Fiancée Chad), Ryan, Matt, Adam, Stephanie, Jake, Amanda, Jordan, Jessica (Fiancée David), Samantha (Fiancée Jerry), Michael and Reese. Great grandfather of Addison, Ella, Sam and Silas. Adored uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 8925 S. Kostner, for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Visitation Wednesday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn. Joe was an employee of AT&T for 40 years, an active member of his parish; and an avid bowler, fisherman and golfer. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Lady of Loretto Church, 8925 S. Kostner Ave., Hometown, IL, 60456.