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Jill A (Wagner) Hietala

March 7, 1958 ~ April 12, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Jill Hietala Obituary


            Jill Amanda Hietala, age 65. Longtime resident of Hibbing passed away on April 12, 2023 after a battle with cancer.  She was born on March 7, 1958, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Eugene and Marion (Besonen) Wagner.  She was raised in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the youngest of seven siblings.

            Jill worked as a Library Media Specialist in several different school districts during her career.  She was an avid gardener and was involved with the Hibbing Farmers Market selling her pickles, jams, vegetables and flowers.

            Jill is survived by her husband of 43 years: Robert; daughter: Amanda Isaacs; son: Kris (Vanessa) Hietala and his partner Alicia Skjoelsvold; sons-in-law: Kevin Lee and Chris Isaacs; grandchildren: Autumn (David) Monacelli, Marija, Sloan, and Louis Isaacs, Taavi and Viivi Hietala; siblings: Diana (Vernon) Ruuska, Richard (Marilyn) Wagner, Gerald (Mary) Wagner, Jon (Sheila) Wagner, and Julie (Jeff) Ekegren; numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of brothers and sisters in faith.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; brother: Gene; daughter: Alison Lee; and granddaughter: Eleanor Lee.

            Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Funeral Service Monday, April 17, 2023, at the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church in Cedar Valley.  Interment will be at a later date in the Cedar Valley Cemetery.

            Family services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing.  To express condolences on-line please see:

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April 17, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church
8038 Cedar Valley Road
Floodwood, MN 55736

Funeral Service
April 17, 2023

1:00 PM
Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church
8038 Cedar Valley Road
Floodwood, MN 55736


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