Joseph John Jilk, 89, El Paso Township, died Wednesday at the Ellsworth Care Center.

He is survived by seven children; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and five siblings. He was preceded in death by wife and two brothers.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Ellsworth,. Burial will be at Clayfield, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hill Funeral Home in Ellsworth and for one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

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