LINDA D. BELL, age 57 of Jefferson passed away on November 21, 2016 at Alden Estates of Jefferson.

She was born on December 30, 1958 in Fort Atkinson daughter of Dale and Ida (Ostrander) Zilisch.

She is survived by her family, Father Dale Zilisch of Fort Atkinson. She was an amazing mother to Mellisa (Rich Dean) and Christopher Smulders and a stepmother to Joshua (Lyndsay) Smulders, all of Watertown. She was a grandmother to Carter and Paige Dean, Emma, Alexis and Logan Smulders and an aunt to Brittany (Michael Sterwalt) Bingham (Jayden and Allan) of Jefferson and Rafe (Savannah Smith) Bingham (Alexis and Bentley) of Watertown. She will be greatly missed by her lifelong friend, Matt Butzine of Watertown.

Linda enjoyed cooking, taking care of her grandkids and great nieces/nephews. Linda always had an open door and a lending hand. She will be greatly missed by family and special family friends. She is preceded in death by mother Ida Ostrander and Brother Brion Ostrander.

A Celebration of Linda’s life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Brittany Bingham, 606 Collins Road #2, Jefferson, WI 53549

Visit www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or light a candle in her memory.