The Obit For Sonny Palcek

Joseph S. Palcek

Published in the SouthtownStar from 12/29/2007 - 12/30/2007.

Joseph Stephen Palcek, "Sonny", 78, of Flossmoor, IL died December 27, 2007 at home.

Born February 28, 1929 in Chicago Heights, IL. Loving husband of Joyce, nee Hodgson; brother of Josephine (late Carmen) Triumph, William Palcek, Dolores (Joseph) Cattando, Allen (Kathy) Palcek and late Cecilia Bava; numerous nieces and nephews. Attended St. Paul's Catholic Grade School, Bloom High School and college at UCLA.

Joe served in US Army during Korean War.

He played professional baseball for Milwaukee Braves and Chicago White Sox.

Joe worked as a News/Sports announcer at WCGO radio in Chicago Heights, IL, TV News Reporter in Rockford, IL and retired from NBC Cannel 5 in Saginaw, MI as TV News/Sports Anchor after 20 years service.

Visitation Sunday, December 30 from 2 to 7 PM with 7 PM Funeral Service at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Interment Private. (708) 754-0016.