In Memory

Ronald Jilk - Class Of 1976

Ronald Jilk

Ronald J. Jilk, 54, of Kenosha, died on June 17, 2013.

Born on July 19, 1958, in Niles, Mich., he was the son of Albert and Lillian (Lewandowski) Jilk. His family moved to Kenosha in 1964. Ron attended St. Peter Catholic Grade School and graduated from St. Joseph High School. He received an Associate Degree in Accounting from Gateway Technical College and attended Carthage College.

Ron worked at Kenosha Hospital before becoming a consultant for McKesson for 19 years.

Flower gardening and keeping his yard beautiful was his passion. He will be remembered for holding annual garden parties. Ron enjoyed traveling especially to tropical places, taking cruises, and cherished his trip to Ireland in 2011. He loved animals especially dogs and cats. Ron was a die-hard Packer fan.

Ron is survived by his mother, Lillian; his brother, Robert Jilk of California; his nephews, Peter (Roxanne) Jilk of Milwaukee, Kyle Kahl of Madison, Ryan Kahl of Madison; his nieces, Sarah (Adam) Nell of Milwaukee and Katie Kahl of Madison; his sister-in-law, Cathy Probst of Mankato, Minn.; his great-nephew, Joseph Jilk and his canine companion, Goldie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert.