John Francis Hunt Jr., Phillips, Town of elk, died at his home on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 7, 1925, the son of John and Helen (Kocar) Hunt Sr.. He was a graduate of the Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII in the Philippine Theater of Action. He was married to Lillian Carek in Chicago, Illinois. He served as Controller of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elgin, Illinois. He and Lillian moved to their home in the Town of Elk at the time of their retirement. In his free time he enjoyed golf, fishing, casino trips, and maintaining his cars.
He is survived by one daughter, Debra Fetting, Hampshire, IL; by two grandchildren, Jodi and Lisa Fetting; and by one great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, on September 14, 2008; and by one son, Timothy.
Cremation has taken place
The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips assisted the family with a rrangements.