Obituary Details

Francis Joseph Judy

(02/18/1926 - 04/05/1996)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 04/10/1996

Francis Joseph Judy

Funeral services for Francis Joseph Judy, age 70, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 1996 at Bader Funeral Home in Lusk with Rev. Mark Lohr officiating. Burial followed in the Dellview Cemetery at Manville.

Mr. Judy died Friday, April 5, 1996, at the Niobrara County Hospital in Lusk. He was born February 18, 1926, near Springfield, S.D., the son of Joe and Cynthia Judy. When Francis was a young boy, the family moved to Nebraska and farmed there for years. Francis spent time in the U.S. Army and then lived and farmed in Minnesota. He moved to Casper in 1956 where he owned and operated Judies Overhead Door Service. He married Lois Shirley Overman Walking in Casper in 1958.

Francis always had a smile for everyone.

Survivors include: two sons, Guy Judy of Mule Creek and Scott Judy of Manville; one stepson, Bob Walking of Ajia, Calif., one stepdaughter, Mary Ann Fredericks also of California; three sisters, Bertha Wesseling of Lime Springs, Iowa; Florence De Groot of Springfield, S.D. and Fern Overman of Casper; three brothers, George Judy of Rushford, Minn., Norman Judy of Winona, Minn. and Charles Judy of Minnesota City, Minn.; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lois, a brother John Judy, a sister, Laura Tallmage and a stepdaughter Luan Safe.

For those who wish, memorials to the Lusk/Niobrara Ambulance Service will be appreciated by the family. Bader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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