STANEK, Joseph H., Oct 12, 1931-Nov. 12, 2010. Joe played professional baseball in the Dodger’s Organization. He was the chief umpire in the Omaha area for over 30 yrs and also the Nebraska State Athletic Commissioner. Joe was the owner of Buck’s Shoes in South Omaha. He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Benedicta. He is survived by wife Helen “Sis” Stanek; children: Joey (Theresa) Stanek, Mark Stanek, Michaela (Duane) Patterson, Janeane (Mike) Whitney, Terry (Kareen) Stanek; thirteen grandchildren: Katie, Melanie, Kyle, Erica, Sara, Jessica, Josh, Jake, Nick, Brian, Kristen, Kendyl and Brielle; two great grandchildren, Dylan and Caleb; sister, Kathryn (John) Groth; brother-in-law, Don (Ann) Mickells; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Begley and Irene Black (Mike); nieces and nephews. In Joe’s unselfish way, he donated his body to science.
VISITATION with the family begins Tuesday, 4:00 PM with a VIGIL SERVICE at 7:00 PM at Assumption Catholic Church (22 & U St). MEMORIAL MASS Wednesday, 10:30 AM at Assumption Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Assumption Catholic Church.
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Sent By: Debi Groth- Timperley
I will alway remember going the my high school baseball games in Ralston and Joe would be the ump for the games I would tell the guys on my team he was my UNCLE and he would agree with me.... even those he was not my real uncle i alway wished he was Debi Groth- Timperley Bill Groths daughter (Kathryn brother inlaw)