Dec. 3, 1953 - Dec. 22, 2012ELKHART - Joseph Stephen Palicki, 59, of Elkhart, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Dec. 22, 2012, in his home.He was born Dec. 3, 1953, in South Bend to Thaddeus John "Pete" and Margaret (Ivy) Palicki.Mr. Palicki is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Thaddeus "Ted" and Christine Palicki of Las Vegas, Nev., and many cousins in South Bend, Mishawaka and North Carolina.Mr. Palicki was a lifelong resident. He was a repairman for an auto body shop.He was a kind friend and a loving brother. He will be missed.There will be no services or visitation.Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel and Southlawn Cremation Services, South Bend is assisting the family.