Harry ‘Jabe’ Hilt, 76


Harry Paul (Jabe) Hilt, 76, of Witt, died on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at his residence in Witt.  

Per his wishes, there will be no services. Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family.

Mr. Hilt was born on Feb. 12, 1945, in Toledo, OH, to Harry Elmer Hilt and Dolores Haas.

He retired from Illini Metal Works.

Mr. Hilt is survived by his children, David Hilt of Witt, Jeff (Kim) Hilt of Litchfield, Kayla (Matt) Manis of Nokomis, Nick Hilt of Hillsboro and Mary Hilt of Springfield; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his sister, Karen (Micky) Umberger, of Metropolis.