Henry "Joe" Tilk

Apr 27, 1934 - Apr 29, 2023

Photo of Henry

Show your support for Henry and help keep our website free for grieving families.

Send Fresh Flowers

Henry "Joe" Tilk

Apr 27, 1934 - Apr 29, 2023

Place of birth

Fredericktown, Missouri


Attended St. Patrick grade school and Central Catholic High School

Military service

Served in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne and 187th Airborne for two years in Asia


Worked as a Lab Technician in the Tower Lab at Anheuser Busch for 35 years


Married Judith Brokaw in 1959 and later remarried to Phyllis Swan

Community involvement

Active at VFW Post 8677, Elks Lodge 664, and Knights of Columbus Council 592


Six children, 12 grandchildren, and one sister


Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project

Most recently lived in

Henry's favorite hobbies

Henry's favorite foods

Favorite place in the world


Trees planted for Henry

Help keep our website free for grieving families. We’ll plant a real tree for you in Henry's memory. Plus, each tree planted includes a digital gift from you that we’ll display forever on Henry’s memorial.

Photo of Henry

Plant a tree for Henry

Select how many trees you'd like to plant in Henry's memory, as well as the digital gift of your choice for the memorial.

Henry's Guestbook

All condolences, notes and wishes in one book of memories.

Photo of Henry

No activity yet

Henry's Timeline

Henry's timeline of pictures, videos, audio and stories.

Select a photo to expand it and view its comments.

Photo of Henry

Born on April 27, 1934

Fredericktown, Missouri

Passed away on April 29, 2023

What can you do?

Photo of Henry
  • Send Fresh Flowers

    Show your support to Henry's family and friends with an arrangement of flowers.

After Memorials


Remember your loved ones forever with free beautiful online memorials

Create obituary
  • Facebook of AfterFacebook of After
  • Instagram of AfterInstagram of After
  • Twitter of AfterTwitter of After

Something wrong?Flag