Stude, Joseph M., 80, of Lake Forest, CA, formerly Palatine, Illinois passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008. Survived by his son, Michael; 3 grandchildren, Crystal, Tiffany, Grant. Brother to Lyla Albertz. Joining his beloved wife, Edie, and his daughter, Kathleen, mom and dad, Joseph and Madeline. Director of Mancuso, Howard, and McLean Teams, which set standards of excellence only dreamed of, reality remembered forever by all involved. He served our country with the same dedication he served his family and friends and was known to be caring, thoughtful, witty, loyal, trustworthy, and could not leave a room without making someone smile. He will be missed by many, who will look upon their time with him fondly and never forget their love for him. Joseph will be remembered as a wonderful father, grandfather, husband, neighbor and friend and his legacy will never be forgotten. Memorial Gathering Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 10:00 am at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653. More information call Mike at 847-209-8721.