Jill Ann Blakely, age 64, of Carrollton, MS formerly of Brodhead, WI passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the UW Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born on December 22, 1955 the daughter of James and Sadie (Strohecker) Scheidegger in Freeport, IL. She also attended school in Freeport. Jill was united in marriage to Dean Blakely on January 4, 2011 in Monroe, WI.
Jill worked as a bartender for various places in the Green County area. She was a dedicated homemaker and wonderful mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for being a great cook and for the many homemade crafts she made as gifts for everyone that was a part of her life.
Jill is survived by her husband, Dean Blakely; children, Michelle (Gary) Muncher, Valerie Hammer, Stacy Johnson, Cristy (Jason) Jones, Jeremey, Jesse, and Crystal Blakely; 20 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, Coreen Podeszwa, Julie, Kurt, and Kerry Scheidegger, Lisa (Jeff) Wahl, and Jenny (Mark) Meyer; as well as many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Rickey.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12 PM NOON on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead with Pastor Peder Johanson officiating.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 AM until the time of service, at the church. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead at a later date.