Born: Dec. 15, 1967|
Died: Jan. 23, 2014
GENEVA – Jill Zak, nee Rigg, age 46, of Geneva, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Dec. 15, 1967, in Hammond, Ind.
Jill grew up in Munster, Ind., and graduated from Munster High School in 1986. She attended the University of Illinois. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority and the gymnastic team. After graduating from the University of Illinois, she became a flight attendant with American Airlines from 1992 to 2011.
She was a member of Christ Community Church, participating in the Women's Wednesday morning Bible Study and serving in the Genesis Middle School Program.
Jill loved to cook, travel and especially loved her family. She had an infectious laugh as everyone close to her knew.
She is survived by her husband, Mike, of 20 years; two sons, Cameron and Clayton; her father, Robert Rigg of Munster, Ind.; one sister, Tracy (Roger) Sautter of Scottsdale, Ariz.; one brother, Bob (Kara) Rigg of Dyer, Ind.; and also her father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Royce Zak and loving sister-in-law, Tracy Zak.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Veronica Rigg.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday Jan. 26, at Christ Community Church, St. Charles. Visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva. Contributions in Jill's memory may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or LivingWell Cancer Resource Center Geneva.
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Published in Kane County Chronicle on Jan. 25, 2014