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Jill Drews

February 17, 1941 — November 10, 2017

Jill Drews, age 76, of Sheboygan, died peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.
She was born on February 17, 1941 in Sheboygan to Robert and Helen (Mayer) Buschmann. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Sheboygan North High School, Class of 1959.
When Jill was married to Thomas Drews they became part of the family business known as the Hoffbrau. In 1977 they became proprietors of Tommy's Bar on N. 15th Street until her retirement.
Jill was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ where she taught Bible School for a number of years. She was a former member of the Sheboygan Junior Women's Club and participated in the Red Garter Follies. She was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, never missing a game.
Jill totally enjoyed the outdoors, nature, gardening and feeding her hummingbirds. She also loved spending time in her yard with her dogs.
Jill is survived by her children, Bobbi Lynn (Duane) Illig, Lance (fiancée, Wendy Vera) Drews, and Barry (friend, Kristi Ehler) Drews all of Sheboygan; six grandchildren, Anthony (Christina) Drews, Andrew Illig, Justin (Megan) Illig, Nicholas (fiancée, Stephani Aldag) Isferding, Jennifer Drews, and Benjamin Drews; four great-grandchildren, Destiny Born, Alec Drews, Scarlett Drews, and Lila Isferding; her sister, Janet (David) Sly; her step-mother, Carol Buschmann; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Jill was preceded in death by her brother, Tory Buschmann; her great-grandson, Dustin Born-Drews; and her dear friend, Gary Bitter.
A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Ballhorn Funeral Chapels and Cremation Care Center. Rev. Lorri Steward will be the officiant. A time of visitation and support will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name.
Jill's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the entire staff of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their excellent care.

Visitation
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00 AM 11/18/2017 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/18/2017 12:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Saturday, November 18, 2017
12:00 PM 11/18/2017 12:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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