Joseph H. Hornik Sr., 89, of Oconto, Wis., passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital. Joe was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Milwaukee to the late Joseph and Lucille (Schiller) Hornik.  
    Joe married Margaret M. Monette on Sept. 27, 1958. He served his country in United States Army. He ran the DX gas station, then worked for Augustine Motors and finally Schneider Transport. Joe enjoyed shooting trap at the Oconto Gun Club, hunting, fishing, farming and playing cards. He loved spending time with his family. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto.           
  Joe is survived by wife, Margaret Hornik; two daughters: Michele Noack and Janette (Steven) Woodworth; a son, Joseph Hornik;  foster children: Kevin McCarthy, Kay Skinkis and Lee Skinkis; a sister, Suzanne Liepert; a brother, Donald (Beatrice) Hornik; seven grandchildren: Rebecca (Tom) McNish, Scott Woodworth, Michael (Tonya) Woodworth, Robert Noack, Samantha Jo (Richard III) Kassien, Jed Noack and Chelsie (Josh) Tuchscherer; three great-grandchildren: Mylah Noack, Richard Kassien IV and Maisie Jo Kassien; and exchange student, Francisco Mena-Pinto. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Marilu (Lawrence) Joslin and Janice (Steven) Kakuk; and a brother-in-law, Eugene Liepert.
     The family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Friday at the church, with the Rev. Bob Karuhn officiating.  
    Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery with Military Rites by all Oconto Veteran organizations.   
    A special thank you to the staff at Bellin Health Oconto Hospital and Unity Hospice for the wonderful care given to Joe. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.
    Gallagher Funeral Home is assisting the family.