Joseph A. Zielinski Sr., age 77, of Johnsburg, died Monday, October 28, 2013 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
He was born March 18, 1936 in Chicago to Albert and Lottie (Czachor) Zielinski. On April 26, 1958 he married Mary Ann Czech at St. Hyacinth Basilica in Chicago.
Joe was born and raised in Bridgeport. He was employed as an electrical inspector for the Village of Wilmette for 35 years, retiring in 2006.
He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. Hobbies included gardening, carpentry and building things.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mary Ann; two children, Joseph A. (Julie) Zielinski Jr. and Margaret Zielinski.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, Il 60050.
The funeral Mass will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 30 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2015, Chicago, IL 60602 or to a charity of the donors choice.
For more information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or send an on-line condolence to www.justenfh.com.