Beverly Rae Jilk

Beverly Rae Jilk, 82, of Ellsworth, died Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Ellsworth, WI.
Beverly was born in Rock Elm, WI on February 2, 1933, the daughter of Reno and Helen (Donnelly) Gense. She was a 1951 graduate of Elmwood High School. On June 5, 1951 she married Leon Jilk in Elmwood, WI. Together, they celebrated 55 years of marriage.

Beverly, beloved mother and grandmother, is survived by her five children: Deb (Dave) Costello, Blaine, MN; Joe (Jean) Jilk, Bay City, WI; Jim Jilk, Ellsworth, WI; Susan (Michael) Steien, Ellsworth, WI; Mary (Randy) Prom, Elkhorn, WI.

Grandchildren: Amanda, Sean, Jessie, Cindy, Valarie, Cassie, Mariah, and Summer Rose.

Great-grandchildren: Tyler, Adriana, and Winter.

Sister, Irene “Pat” Lovell, Janesville, WI.

Preceding her in death was her husband Leon, parents, and her sister Virginia Murphy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30am, Thursday, September 10, 2015, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Ellsworth, WI. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the Mass on Thursday.

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Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ellsworth, WI is serving the family.


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