Joseph Matthew Schanes Sr, age 74, of McHenry, IL passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. He was born on December 13, 1946, in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Mary Anne (Kampf) Schanes.
His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family, particularly his three grandchildren. He was a proud Grandpa. He also enjoyed going fishing, feeding the birds, and riding his motorcycle. He was a fan of NASCAR and was a bit of a foodie. He loved eating fish but was always more than happy to try a new dish. Joseph was a proud U.S. Army Veteran.
Joseph is survived by his son Joseph W. (Dawn) Schanes, daughter Suzanne Howard and grandchildren, Addi, Declan and Zach.
He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Mary Anne (Kampf) Schanes, and one brother Gregory Schanes.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For more information, please call the funeral home at 815.385.2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Joseph on his tribute wall.