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Susan (Jill) Schutz

Published On: Mar 30 2014 10:46:09 AM CDT
Susan (Jill) Schutz

Susan (Jill) Schutz

Susan "Jill" Schutz passed away peacefully at Rest Haven Nursing Home on Thursday, March 28. She was born on November 5, 1943 in Salt Lake City, UT to Dr. Weston Schutz and Jeanne McKown. She attended UW-Oshkosh where she received her master's degree in special education. She taught for over 30 years and spent her last 16 years of teaching at Stoughton High School.

Jill was a teacher by nature and occupation and always went above and beyond to help her students succeed. Jill was also an avid nature lover and could often be found working on her garden or making sure the local wildlife were well taken care of.

She is survived by her daughter, Bridget Schutz-Ducklow, who she always supported and pushed to follow her passions. She is also survived by her sisters Mary Pederson, Debbie Sachen, and Judy Weso, and her brothers David Schutz and Paul Schutz.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary's Hospital and Rest Haven

Nursing home for their excellent care and compassion.

A memorial service will be held at Cress Funeral Home 3610 Speedway Road in Madison on Wednesday, April 2. Visitation will be at noon and a memorial service will be at 1pm. Please direct memorial donations to Four Lakes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Jill's honor: www.giveshelter.org/tribute-gifts.html.

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