Jill R. Anderson, 60 of Johnson Creek, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center of Milwaukee.
Jill was born February 13, 1962, the daughter of Gale “Mike” and Ida (Higgins) McDonald. She attended school in the area and was a graduate of Watertown High School. Jill later married Robert “Rabbi” Anderson at the Jefferson Court House and the couple spent many years together. She never met a stranger and enjoyed chatting with anyone she ran into. Jill had a unique sense of humor that she loved to share with others. She loved animals, especially her cats. Jill was happiest when she was spending time with her immediate and extended family. She was a special person and will be dearly missed by those who knew her.
Jill is survived by her husband Robert “Rabbi” Anderson, siblings Michael (Gloria) McDonald, David (Marie) McDonald, Theresa McDonald, and Tony (Alicia) McDonald. Jill is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives, and many friends.
Jill is preceded in death by her father Gale “Mike” McDonald, mother Ida Trimborn, step-father Robert Trimborn, and siblings Sharon and Patricia McDonald.
A Graveside Service was held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at St. Henry’s Catholic Cemetery with Fr. Vincent Brewer presiding.
A Celebration of life will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 2:00pm until 6:30pm at the American Legion Post 166 in Fort Atkinson.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Neuro-ICU floor at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, especially nurses Jennifer and Melissa who helped with the family during their stay.
In lieu of flowers, donations to an animal shelter of one’s choice would be appreciated.