Jill Marie (Zirbes) KADERA

Age 60 Of Mahtomedi, Minnesota Passed away of pancreatic cancer October 28, 2013. Graduate of Cathedral High School in St Cloud and University of St. Catherine's in St. Paul. Survived by husband Paul; 5 children, Phil Schneider (Tamara), Melanie Zemke (Gary), Patrick Schneider, Chad Kadera (Kristin), Jonathan Schneider; former husband Greg Schneider; parents Norm and Mary Zirbes; sister Susan Juza (Bob); brother Tim (Diane) Zirbes; 7 grandchildren; nieces and nephews; special friends Deb and Wuzzy Houtkooper. Her passion in life was loving children. She accomplished this through her family and as a professional day care provider for 33 years. In addition to this she loved reading, music, and observing birds. Visitation Nov. 4, 2013 at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church White Bear Lake at 4-8 PM and 1 hour before funeral mass. Funeral Nov. 5, 2013 at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at St. Mary of the Lake cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Minnesota National Association of Mental Illness (MNNAMI); St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church or Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.


Published in Pioneer Press from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2013