CHANTILLY, Va.

Judith Deanne Schmitz

July 17, 1939 - March 30, 2006

Judith Deanne Schmitz, formerly of Dousman, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, of pulmonary fibrosis. She was born July 17, 1939, in Milwaukee, and graduated from Custer High School in 1957.

Judy was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Schmitz, and her parents, Albert and Ida Nyman.

She is survived by her sons, David of Long Beach, Calif., and Stephen of South Riding, Va.; grandchildren, Evan and Nathan; and sister, Jean of Phoenix.

The family moved from Dousman to Scottsdale, Ariz., in 1983. She lived in the Phoenix area, including Sun Lakes, for 23 years before moving to Chantilly, Va., in November of last year.

She enjoyed her pet dogs, quilting, traveling and finding ways to help others.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 5, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Elm Grove.

Donations can be sent to the National Diabetes Foundation in her honor, (800) 342-2383.