Judithe A. 'Judy' Kutzke | 1938 - 2016 | Obituary

Judithe A. 'Judy' Kutzke
Judithe A. 'Judy' Kutzke

May 01, 1938 - November 17, 2016

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Judithe A. ‘Judy’ Kutzke age 78 of Mayer passed away Thursday November 17, 2016 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Funeral Service Monday November 21, 2016 at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer with Rev. Lucas Woodford and Rev. Adam Gless officiating; visitation Sunday November 20, 2016 from 4-8 pm at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and at the church one hour prior to the service; prayer service Sunday at 7:30 pm; interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Mayer.

Judithe was born on May 1, 1938 in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Roy and Lucille (Mahoney) Spaulding. Judithe was baptized at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Minneapolis and confirmed in 1960 at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer. On August 27, 1960, Judithe was united in marriage to Darrel G. Kutzke at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer by Rev. Riedel.

Judy was a very social person, visiting with anyone she came in contact with. She had a love for gardening and tending to her flowers made her cheerful. Judy liked to play cribbage and 500 with family and friends. One of her favorite activities was traveling to different places with Chuck Thiel. Judy worked at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia for over 30 years and continued to volunteer until 2012.

Judithe is preceded in death by her husband Darrel Kutzke; grandson Andrew Kutzke; son-in-law John Latour; parents Roy and Lucille Spaulding; brothers Barry Spaulding and Garry Spaulding.

Judithe is survived by her loving family: sons Dale (Linda) Kutzke of Mayer, Dean (Shari) Kutzke of Norwood Young America; daughter Dawn Kutzke and friend Cindy of Lester Prairie; daughter Anna Ryan of South Haven; son Rollin (Karin) Ryan of California; grandchildren Jennifer (James) Reimer, Ryan Kutzke, Kayla Kutzke, Danielle (Jason) Luke, Chenin Ryan; great-grandchildren Gavin Reimer and Landon Reimer; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Georgia Spaulding of Navarre; Darla (Robert) Diethelm of Victoria, Lynette (Ken) Templin of Faribault; Wayne (Linda) Kutzke of Coon Rapids, Mardell Kutzke of Moose Lake; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers are Ryan Kutzke, James Reimer, Kegan Spaulding, Rick Hoppe, Mike Hoppe, Jason Luke, Tim Kieser.

Honorary Casket Bearer is Christy Spaulding.

Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. www.johnsonfh.com

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