Memorial Service10:30 am
Tuesday April 23, 2019
English Lutheran Church
229 West Main Street
Ellsworth WI, 54011
Judith Grace Truax, age 79 of Maiden Rock, WI passed away unexpectedly April 16, 2019 at St. Mary’s – Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN. Judy was born October 20, 1939 in Comfrey, MN, the daughter of Arley and Margaret (Morgan) Weinkauf. She was united in marriage to David William Truax on September 21, 1957 in Onamia, MN. Their marriage was blessed with two sons, Steve and Brian. After raising her children, Judy worked as a data processer for UPS for many years.
In her early years, Judy enjoyed bowling and ceramics. Most important to Judy was her family. She loved being a mom and grandma, cooking, and graciously providing unconditional love for her family. Judy and Dave treasured their time and travels together in their RV, and delighted in warm winters in Arizona for nearly 30 years.
Judy will remain in the hearts of her loving husband, Dave; sons, Steve (Jenny) Truax and Brian (Bibi) Truax; beloved grandchildren, Danielle (Blake) Kirchner, Caleb Truax, and Phillip Truax; sister, Betty Rogers; brother, Bob (Kathy) Weinkauf; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dell Weinkauf.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will take place 5:00 – 8:00 PM Monday, April 22, 2019 at the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home, 130 N. Grant St., Ellsworth. A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at English Lutheran Church, 229 W. Main St., Ellsworth, with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating. Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ellsworth. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society. (715) 273-4421. www.oconnellbenedict.com
Funeral services are entrusted to the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of Ellsworth, WI.