Joseph ‘Joe’ T. Martinak

By on June 27, 2013

Joseph “Joe” T. Martinak, 68, of Elburn, formerly of Western Springs, Ill., passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Ill.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carole Martinak; two siblings: Nancy (Joe) Zvernia and Tom Martinak; two nieces, Laura (Rick) McDermott and their daughter Ashley, and Nancy (Paul) Hughes.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Private family services will be held following cremation at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name to benefit his favorite charities. Checks may be made to the “Joseph Martinak Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at