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Cheryl L. Higgins

April 17, 1944 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 75)


Cheryl L. Higgins, 75 of Jefferson, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center of Johnson Creek.

Cheryl was born on April 17, 1944 in Watertown, WI, the daughter of Leon and Leone (Chamberlain) Dickhut.  She is a graduate of Jefferson High School and started working at the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles as a Clerk in 1978.  She met her husband Jeff at the DMV in Racine and the couple were married on January 26, 1982.  Cheryl loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping and hiking with her family.  Cheryl and Jeff also enjoyed traveling and experienced many places together.  Shopping was a passion and Cheryl loved to go antiquing and rummaging – always searching for a treasure.  She was full of energy and was constantly on the move.  She was known for her strong will and determination - character qualities that allowed her to accomplish many tasks.  Cheryl had a deep love for her family, and she will be dearly missed.

Cheryl is survived by: her husband Jeff Higgins of Jefferson; children Connie (John Trimborn) Munro of Jefferson and John (Paul) Streich-Crawford of Madison; grandchildren Sidney and Iszi; and her sister Charlotte (David) Goers-Nevin of Jefferson.  She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Tonita Worden.

An open house will be from 3:00PM-7:00PM on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Olsen-Gibson Funeral Home. 

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January 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Olsen-Gibson Funeral Home
221 S. Center Ave.
Jefferson, WI 53549

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