Joseph William Getches

Joseph William Getches

Age 82, of Joliet, IL and formerly the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, passed away Saturday May 28, 2022. He was born September 30, 1939 to the late Stephanie and Joseph Getches in Chicago where he was raised and educated, a graduate of Revis High School.

Joe was a United States Navy Veteran and after being honorably discharged, he returned to Bridgeport and began working for the Rheem Company from where he retired after many years of faithful service.

He is survived by his son, Tim (late Peggy) Getches, daughter, Lisa Getches and son, Dennis Getches; four grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Getches; a niece, Mary Beth, and nephew, Dan.  

Preceded in death by his wife, Lynn; his parents and daughter-in-law.
Joe loved to travel, especially to California and annual trips to Michigan.  He also enjoyed playing cards and fishing.

As it was Joe’s wish, cremation rites were accorded and services will be private.

For more information please call (815) 741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com where you can share a favorite memory or leave a condolence.