Thursday, September 20, 2018



May 14, 1954—October 2, 2017

   SPARTA — Jill L. Danielson, 63, of Sparta, died Monday, October 2, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.

   She was born May 14, 1954, in Sparta, WI. Jill grew up in the Sparta area. She worked for the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department for over 20 years. Jill was very proud to be the first female road officer in Monroe County. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, and loved to travel.

   Jill is survived by her three children: Tammy (Monica) Danielson of Minneapolis, MN, Jennifer (Matthew Andrew) Danielson-Laxton of Cataract, and Kristofer (Amber) Danielson, of Tomah; five grandchildren: Jenna Laxton, Joanna Danielson, Emmalee Fischer, Thomas Danielson, and Chole Danielson. She is further survived by her six siblings: Andrea (Danny) Mays, Lori Love, Clayton (Jackie) Williams, Cynthia (Richard) Taylor, Kevin Williams, Pat (Ed) Linenberg; her dog, Harley; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and several devoted brothers and sisters-in-law.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom; parents, Nancy Huggett and Bill Williams; stepfather, Robert Johnson; a brother, Tim Williams; uncle, John Huggett; brothers-in-law, Jim and John Danielson; and a niece, Courtney Williams.

   A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. Burial will follow in Big Creek Union Cemetery, rural Sparta.

   Family and friends are invited to call on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

   Online condolences may be offered to Jill’s family at

   To those family and friends who cared for Jill in her time of need, thank you. Jill’s family would also like to thank Black River Hospice for the exceptional care given to her.

   The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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