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Anne Gill


Anne S. Gill, 36, lifetime resident of Coralville, died at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Private family services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville.
Instead of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the educational needs of Anne's four daughters.
Online condolences may be sent for her family through the funeral home website at www.gayandciha.com.
Anne Sorrell Gill was born Feb. 25, 1980, in Iowa City, the daughter of Dr. Thomas J. and Deborah A. (Cramer) Gill. She attended Coralville Central, Northwest Junior High, West High School and then Kirkwood Community College. She became a mom to four beautiful daughters, and being a mom was the highlight of Anne's life. She volunteered at the girls' school, was active in the PTO, served as a Girl Scout leader, and supported all the girls' activities.
Anne enjoyed art, music, holidays, traveling, watching movies, attending Camp Wapsie and doing projects and activities, always doing something creative in her own unique way. Anne had a special place in her heart for her dogs, Oscar, Mojo, Chester and Oswald, but ultimately, Anne's greatest pleasure was spending time with her girls.
Her family includes her young daughters, Madeline, Carolina, Phoebe and Ramona; her longtime partner, Mike Ephraim; her parents, Tom and Deb Gill; her sister (and husband), Drs. Maggie Gill and Michael Stefanik; grandfather, Dr. Raymond D. Gill; grandmother, Janet White Cramer; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Jeanette M. Gill; and grandparents, Shirley and W.D. "Web" Cramer.
"Anne was incredibly creative and saw beauty in things that others didn't." – M. Ephraim