After a brief and courageous fight with brain cancer, Jeff joined his heavenly Father on Saturday, December 4, 2010 surrounded by family. His memory and life will be cherished by his loving wife Sarah, his mother and father, Alice and Jim Scovill and children Emily, Ben and Josh Scovill of Woodbury, MN and step children Jonah and Bella Olson of Hudson, WI.
Jeff was born in Sioux City, Iowa on May 28 1969 to become the son of Jim and Alice Scovill of Marshalltown, Iowa. Jeff graduated from Marshalltown High School with the class of 1987 and went on to Iowa State University graduating in 1991 with a degree in Transportation and Logistics. Jeff spent over 18 years at C.H. Robinson, Worldwide Incorporated most recently as Vice President of Global Transportation. His career allowed him the opportunity to travel the world and enjoy the experiences of many different countries which was one of his passions.
Jeff had many interests including: golfing, fishing, cycling, landscaping, fine wine and live music. He was a devoted loving husband, incredible father and possessed a passionate spirit. Jeff’s witty humor, warm smile and positive outlook on life will truly be missed, but cherished in memory.
Jeff is also survived by his grandmother Edith Stuckmyer of Minerva, Iowa, 7 uncles, 2 aunts and many cousins.
Visitation will be held Thursday December 9, 2010 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at O’Connell Funeral Home, Hudson, WI. Memorial services will be held Friday December 10, 2010 11:00 A.M. at Bethel Highlands Lutheran Church Hudson, WI, with Pastor Dennis Nelson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: MS Society of Minnesota, or the Minnesota Children’s Cancer Research Fund.