Images: Moments from Stan Mikita's family album

 
Updated 8/7/2018 7:49 PM
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See moments from the Mikita family photo album. Lessons of patience and understanding that Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita shared with his family were returned to him each and every day in his struggle with dementia. Mikita died Tuesday, Aug. 7, at age 78.

COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott, late 1960s
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott, late 1960s
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYMeg Mikita dances with her father, Stan, during a family party.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYMeg Mikita dances with her father, Stan, during a family party.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYJill and Stan Mikita on their wedding day in April 1963. Members of the wedding party included, from left, Mike Ditka, Glenn Hall, Mickey Madigan, Bobby Hull and Steve Seno.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYJill and Stan Mikita on their wedding day in April 1963. Members of the wedding party included, from left, Mike Ditka, Glenn Hall, Mickey Madigan, Bobby Hull and Steve Seno.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott, center, daughter Meg, left, and the family dog, Heidi, in 1966
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott, center, daughter Meg, left, and the family dog, Heidi, in 1966
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita shows his fun side.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita shows his fun side.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan on the ice with his children, from left, Chris, Jane, Meg and Scott.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan on the ice with his children, from left, Chris, Jane, Meg and Scott.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott in 1966
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott in 1966
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan and Jill Mikita.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan and Jill Mikita.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYHannah, left, and Lily, right, the daughters of Scott Mikita.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYHannah, left, and Lily, right, the daughters of Scott Mikita.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita mows the lawn, a favorite pastime.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita mows the lawn, a favorite pastime.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita is shown in this undated family photo.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita is shown in this undated family photo.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott in 1966
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with his son Scott in 1966
COURTESY OF THE MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with son Chris on the golf course.
COURTESY OF THE MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita with son Chris on the golf course.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan and Jill Mikita pose with their daughter Meg, right, and granddaughters Emily and Erin at the 2009 NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan and Jill Mikita pose with their daughter Meg, right, and granddaughters Emily and Erin at the 2009 NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita putts with his grandson Charlie in May 2016.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYStan Mikita putts with his grandson Charlie in May 2016.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYJane Mikita Gneiser with father Stan on Jane's wedding day in September 2001
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYJane Mikita Gneiser with father Stan on Jane's wedding day in September 2001
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYThe entire Mikita clan vacations in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2013.
COURTESY OF MIKITA FAMILYThe entire Mikita clan vacations in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2013.
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