Sara Jo Bilancia
Nov. 14, 1966 - July 27, 2021
KENOSHA - Sara Jo Bilancia, age 54, of Kenosha passed away surrounded by family and friends, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie Campus. Sara was born on November 14, 1966 in Ishpeming, MI to Rigu and Josie (Isaacs) Jylha.
Sara graduated from Republic-Michigamme High School in 1984 and moved to Kenosha in 1987. She married Bradley Bilancia on December 22, 1989 in Highbridge, WI. Sara worked for GPI Anatomicals for over 20 years. She was a longtime member of the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church. Sara was very artistic by nature, which showed in her love of photography, writing and painting. She was extremely clever and witty and was loved by everyone who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Sara is survived by, three sons: Zack (Amber) Bilancia, Joe Bilancia and Deton (Allie) Julius; her mother, Josie Jylha; two siblings: Cindy (Richard) Altergott and Jake Jylha; a niece, Mallory Olson; a nephew, Troy (Trish) Altergott; a grandniece, Hannah Altergott; her ex-husband, Bradley Bilancia; other family; and many friends; and a host of brothers and sisters in faith.
Funeral services for Sara will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, 6721 -156th Avenue with interment to follow at Bristol-Paris Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from 11:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Sara's family would like to express their sincerest gratitude to the staffs of the Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie Cancer Center and the hospital's ICU for the wonderful and compassionate care.
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