Steve Mihalich

Rosewood Heights | Sunday, October 3 2021

Steve Mihalich, 92, passed away at 8:42 a.m. Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Alton Memorial Hospital. 

Born Jan. 4, 1929, in Wood River, he was a son of Peter T. and Anna (Carr) Mihalich. 

He married Florence A. Bledsoe on Feb. 11, 1949. She passed away on Jan. 1, 2020. 

Steve was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked as a machinist for Owens-Illinois Glass. 

Survivors include his children, Cathy (Ed) Harvey of Alton, Steven J. Mihalich, Tammy (Chris) Chapman of St. Charles, MO, and Scott (Michelle) Mihalich of Bethalto; 8 grandchildren, Michelle (Chris) Rudolph, Stefani Donaldson, Jason (Diane) Crider, Zachary Chapman, Olivia (Giovanni) Falco, Nathan Chapman, Brandon Mihalich and Brittney Mihalich; 5 great-grandchildren, Raygan Crider, Kennedy Crider, Alex Rudolph, Bryan Jubelt, and Andrew Jubelt; his sister, Katherine Kern of Granite City; and his sister-in-law, Wilda James of Hawaii. 

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ann Carstens; four brothers, Nick, Rudy, Joe, and Peter Mihalich; and his beloved dog Holly. 

The family will hold private services. 

Professional services are handled through Paynic Home for Funerals, with an online guestbook available at

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