Jill Ellen Karrer


Jill Ellen Karrer, 43, of Columbus, passed away November 11, 2017 in Indianapolis.

Jill was born June 4, 1974 in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of Michael H. and Carol McClannan Dyer.

She married Aaron Joseph Karrer on November 1, 1997.

Jill was a graduate of Columbus North High School and Purdue University.

As a pharmacist, daughter and wife, Jill found fulfillment taking care of people. She was a loving mother to her daughter Elise, and a supportive wife to her husband, Aaron. Her family will always remember her love of music as well.

A service honoring Jill’s life will be 4 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Jewell – Rittman Family Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Rust officiating. Friends and family may visit Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Human Rights Campaign (give.hrc.org) or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate)

Survivors include her husband, Aaron; her daughter, Elise Kathleen Karrer of Columbus; her mother, Carol Dyer of Richmond; a sister, Julie A. Dyer of Columbus; her grandmother, Margaret McClannan of Troy, Ohio; her husband’s parents Roger and Judy Karrer of Bloomington; a brother-in-law, Andrew (Jonnikka) Karrer of Bettendorf, Iowa; as well as nieces and nephews Jace, Adi, Khloe and Grayson.

She was preceded in death by her father, Michael H. Dyer; grandparents, Eugene McClannan, as well as Howard and Virginia Dyer.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 2 p.m. Saturday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.