Joseph G. Hasenstab died peacefully,surrounded by family, on Feb. 15, 2017. Joe was a proud resident of Phoenix, AZ for 64 years. He was born in East Saint Louis, IL on Feb. 2, 1922, the son of Violet McCutcheon and Joseph J. Hasenstab. He grew up with five siblings, Floyd, John, Robert, James and Ruth, all whom predecease him. Joe married Lilliemay Emerick in 1943 and went on to serve honorably as part of the US Army during WWII in the Philippine Islands. After the war Joe resided in Chicago, IL with his wife, Lilliemay and children Joyce and Joseph. In 1953 the family moved to Phoenix when Joe was transferred by the Illinois Bell phone company to Mountain Bell where he worked until his retirement in 1977. Three more children were born from 1959 to 1968, John, Jeannie, and Jeff. First wife, Lilliemay and son, Joseph predecease him. In 1994 Joe met Amy Gallegos Haro and thus started a beautiful relationship/marriage that lasted 22 years. Amy survives him, as well as his children, Joyce(Doug), John(Lee), Jeannie, and Jeff(Stephanie). Also surviving are grandchildren, Scott(Cristen), Carla(Seth), Matt(Dawn), Katrina, Mollie, Elijah, Alex and Collin; great-grandchildren, Emily, Maddy, Audrey, Myles, Randi and Abby. Also special niece, Yvonne Dauphin and her son Will plus many more nieces and nephews as well as two sisters-in laws. Also surviving him are Amy’s children, Pat(Frank), John(Laurie), Cindy(Brian),Jesse(Heather), and Nicole(Sami). Step-Grandchildren: Amanda, Nathan, Megan, Jonathan, Matthew, Nicholas, Aubrey, Brooke(Matt), Dillon, Liana, Jaren, Olivia, and Sebastian; step great-grandchildren; Grace, Hope and Micah. Joe loved music, the outdoors, card playing (especially gin rummy when he won), books, movies, doughnuts, and crossword puzzles. Special thanks to Hospice of the Valley and all the wonderful people who made Joe’s last months worth living. Rest in peace Joseph/Dad/Grandpa. You will live forever in our memories. Vaya con Dios. In lieu of flower memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00 P.M., at Encanto Community Church, 2710 N. 7th Avenue. Please visit www.allcarecremation for online condolences.