Joseph Slomka

Obituary of Joseph J. Slomka

Joseph J. Slomka, 80, of Knox, IN passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021 at his home.  Joe was born on February 25, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late Frank and Agnes [Burness] Slomka.  He graduated from high school in Chicago.  Joe married Twila Hoover on August 15, 1998 in Knox.   She survives.

Joe was a hard worker.  He worked in the mills, in construction, and as a hay farmer.  He enjoyed a good cup of coffee and a smoke.   Joe liked riding horses, as well as shooting, hunting, and fishing.  Most of all, he loved his family very much.  Joe will be dearly missed.


He is survived by:

Twila [Hoover] Slomka, Wife

Sheri Slomka, Daughter

James Slomka, Son

John Slomka, Son

Anthony Slomka, Son

Troy Slomka, Son

Danielle (Dylan) Johnson, Daughter

Many Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Frank and Agnes [Burness] Slomka, Parents

Joey Slomka, Son

Scott Slomka, Son

Estelle Stulga, Sister

Frank Slomka, Brother

Edward Slomka, Brother

Clara Salazar, Sister

Carol Bajer, Sister


Private Graveside Services will take place at the Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN.


Private Entombment will take place at the Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.


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Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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Private Graveside Services

Winamac Cemetery, Winamac IN.

Private Entombment

Winamac Cemetery, Winamac IN.
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