Jill Ruland, 51

Jill Ruland, of Cedarburg, Nov. 27, 2017, age 51 years.

Jill Ruland, 51 Cherished daughter of James and Susan Kuczkowski. Best and last love of Chris Budny. Awesome sister of Sharon (Larry) Bishop, Nancy (John) Arens, Linda (Dwight) Schmitt and Mark Kuczkowski. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. Further survived by her extended family, Ryan (Hannah), Patrick (Kaitlyn) and Alison Budny, and her dog, Rosie (they rescued each other).

A Celebration of Jillís Life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 11 a.m. at the Grafton High School Auditorium (1950 Washington St.), Grafton. A cookie reception will be held immediately following the service for her many students, friends and family. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Jill Ruland Education Fund (c/o Partnership Bank), the American Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or to the Ozaukee County Humane Society are appreciated.

Jill touched many lives as a dedicated and compassionate educator, who was loved by everyone she touched throughout her many years of teaching. Her positive spirit, smile and love will be remembered

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home of Cedarburg is assisting the family.