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John H. Wojcik

John H. Wojcik John H. Wojcik


John H. Wojcik, 94, of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday July, 16, 2020 at Oakbrook Health and Rehab in Thorp. A funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Gilman with Father Vijay Kumar officiating. Burial followed in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery-Lublin. Visitation was on Sunday, July 19 at the Gilman Funeral Home with a Parish rosary and on Monday morning one half hour prior to services at the church. The church service was limited to immediate family due to the 25% social distance guidelines. The family asked that all in attendance bring a face covering.

John was born on June 10, 1926 in Lublin, to the late John and Susan (Kulas) Wojcik. He attended local schools and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army. On Sept. 3, 1949 John married Gloria Ogurek at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin. They raised their family on a dairy farm near Hannibal. John was well respected in the community and was involved with the local church, and Jump River snowmobile club.

John is survived by his 15 children, Kathy (Tim) Cornell of Jump River, Denny (Colleen) Wojcik of Gilman, Gary (Renada) Wojcik of Narvon, Pa., Sharon (David) Bacha of Lublin, David (Tammy) Wojcik of Gilman, Steven (Delores) Wojcik of Eleva, Eddie (Angie) Wojcik of Lititz, Pa., Bill Wojcik of Thorntown, Ind., Marie (Jason) Albrecht of Eau Claire, Michael (Melissa) Wojcik of Gilman, Karen (Bryan) Clark of Gilman, Jim (Karen) Wojcik of Stanley, Paul (Jessica) Wojcik of Gilman, Daryl (Sarah) Wojcik of Chippewa Falls and Debbie (Dan) Chaplinski of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, a son-in-law, Jim Westaby of Stanley; 47 grandchildren, Renee, Jessica, Matthew, Rachel, Ben, Jonathan, Elaina, Michael, Elizabeth, Matty, Erica, Maria, Kara, Troy, Adam, Derrick, Leah, Kyle, Jayd, Isaiah, Ryan, Ricky, Deanna, Johanna, Taylor, Isaac, Samantha, Alyssa, Brandon, Chandler, Aaron, Alexander, Alexa, Ayden, Kayla, Ashley, Emily, Casey, James, Justin, Andrew, Coltyn, Darren, Sam, Brendan, Cashton and Logan; and 29 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Gloria in November of 2017; his daughter, Elaine; three grandchildren, Luke Wojcik, Aaron and Elizabeth Westaby; his brothers, Stanley, Casey, Julian, Florian; and his sisters, Augustine, Harriett, Sophie, Helen, and Lucille.

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