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Michael S. Blasko, Jr.

March 29, 1940 - March 8, 2016

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.

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Prayer Service at 4:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Time: 10:00 am

St. Frances Cabrini Church


1020 North Milton Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702

217-522-8555 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin de Porres.

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