Jean Taylor Hill

Jean Taylor Hill

Jean Taylor Hill, age 94, joined her beloved husband Peder “Pete” Hill in heaven on September 12, 2021.

She was born on April 24, 1927, in Wachapreague, Virginia. Jean graduated from Churchland High School in 1944.

On July 12, 1945, Jean met Pete on a blind date while Pete was a marine and stationed in Virginia. Three months later October 1, 1945, they were married. They moved to Madison, WI. They eventually purchased Jacobs Electric in 1966, where they worked together until they retired in 1983. Pete and Jean sold their business to their nephew Dan Rustick. In 1984 they retired to Sun Lakes, Arizona. Jean and Pete fell in love with life in Arizona.

Jean was very talented. She was a beautiful seamstress, designing her own clothes and making gorgeous draperies. She loved knitting beautiful, sweaters. Jean was also passionate about reading books, playing golf, bridge, and euchre. She loved spending times in her flower garden.

Jean is survived by her sister, Gloria Taylor; her brother, John Taylor both of Virginia; her nephew Daniel Rustick (who was always like a son to both her and Pete) and his wife Debbie. She also has two nephews, David Rustick, Bob Rustick; two nieces, Susan Rustick, Rebecca Bowler, of California; three great-nieces Dana (Brad) Rice, Denise (Adam) Czeskleba, Danielle (Ivan Reeb) Rustick; and great nephew D.J. Rustick and many special friends.

Jean as proceeded in death by the love of her life Pete; parents, Agnes, and Harold Taylor; sister, Francis and brother, Donald.

Jean was deeply loved and will be dearly missed. We wish to thank all the wonderful staff at Waunakee Manor who went above and beyond with their kindness and their care and helped us through this very sad time in our life.

A Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 N. Sherman Ave. A visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until the time of service.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2418 N Sherman Ave