THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joseph H. Hornik Sr.
Issue Date: October 17, 2019
Joseph H. Hornik, Sr., 89, of Oconto, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital.
Born Sept. 18, 1930 in Milwaukee, to the late Joseph and Lucille (Schiller) Hornik, he married Margaret M. Monette on Sept. 27, 1958 and served in the United States Army. He ran the DX gas station, worked for Augustine Motors and then Schneider Transport.
He enjoyed shooting trap at the Oconto Gun Club, hunting, fishing, farming and playing cards, but especially loved time with family. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Oconto.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Hornik; two daughters, Michele Noack and Janette (Steven) Woodworth; a son, Joseph Hornik; three foster children, Kevin McCarthy, Kay Skinkis and Lee Skinkis; a sister, Suzanne Liepert; a brother, Donald (Beatrice) Hornik; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and exchange student, Francisco Mena-Pinto.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marilu (Lawrence) Joslin and Janice (Steven) Kakuk and a brother-in-law, Eugene Liepert.
Family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Oconto on Friday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Rev. Bob Karuhn will officiate with burial in Oconto Catholic Cemetery with Military Rites by all Oconto Veteran organizations. Gallagher Funeral Home of Oconto is assisting the family with arrangements.