Jill Patricia (Gross) Benka age 57, died on February 2, 2016 in Wautoma, Wisconsin after being diagnosed with cancer. She leaves behind her husband, David Benka, her daughters, Toni Lynn (Shane), Heather, Jackie (Scott), Patricia, Aggie (Geoff); and son Robert. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren, Dylan, Seth, Jaqlyn, Caeleigh, Cristian, Kyra, Claire, and Hunter.
Jill was born on January 1, 1959 in Westmont, Illinois, to father Jack and mother Marguritte "Joyce" at Hinsdale Hospital. She grew up in a large, loving family with many sisters and brothers.
Jill was loved by many and was able to spend her last days with her loved ones.
Jill is survived by her husband and children, as well as her sisters, Bobbi (James) Rhines, Jan (Felix) Guerra and Christina Gross; her brothers, Marty, Billy, and Terry (Martie) Gross; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers, Jack Gross, and Jay and Kent Dosemagen.
Jill requested to be cremated. Her ashes will be scattered in the mountains of Montana where she enjoyed visits with her dear sister, Bobbie. An open house reception at Jill and David's home will take place Saturday, February 6th from 2 until 5 pm for all dear family and friends to pay their respects.
The family would especially like to thank Agnesian Health Care Hospice of Green Lake for their excellent work and loving care.