Jeannette Arlene Hillis 1926-2019
Jeannette Arlene Hillis
Jeannette Arlene Hillis, 92, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Comforts of Home in Menomonie. Memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 7 at Hulke Family Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Heupel officiating. Memorial visitation will take place at the funeral home on Friday, June 7 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Private family committal service will take place at Lakeview Cemetery.
Jeannette was born in Goodrich on Oct. 6, 1926 to William and Pearl (Nelson) Guy. The family moved to Chicago at the start of World War II, where she met Richard Hillis. Richard and Jeannette were married on April 1, 1945 in Galion, Ohio. They traveled the world together with the military. They lived in Fayetteville, N.C. until Richard retired. They moved to Medford where they were members of the Medford Eastern Star. In 1991, they moved to Eau Claire to be near their son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.
Jeannette is survived by her son, Robert (Lillian); three grandchildren, Daniel, Lisa (Kyle) and Samuel; and a great-grandchild, Kylie.
Jeannette was preceded in death by her parents and nine brothers and sisters.
Friends and family may offer condolences online at www.hulkefamilyfh.com.
Hulke Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.