Judith D. Waldorf

Judith D. Waldorf of Oconomowoc formerly of Lake Geneva, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

The former Judith Diane Markley was born in Prophetstown, Ill., the daughter of the late Ward and Marian (Fassett) Markley. She graduated from Clinton High School in Clinton, Iowa, in 1955. On Aug. 13, 1955, in Clinton, she was united in marriage to Joseph F. Waldorf; he preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2007. She had worked as an optician for several medical and optical offices and she also had worked at a day care center. She was a former member of Saint Francis deSales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, camping, long walks and soccer. Her happiest times were spent with her husband, Joe; her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Judy is survived by two sons: Michael (Carol) Waldorf of Sussex and Richard (Susan) Waldorf of Oconomowoc; son-in-law Stephen Ahlgren of Lake Geneva; six grandchildren: Timothy (Christy) Waldorf, Daniel Waldorf, Kimberly (Daniel) Teresinski, Ryan (Katie) Waldorf, Joseph Ahlgren and James Ahlgren; five great-grandchildren: Mason Waldorf, Lilah Waldorf, Brianna Teresinski, Ethan Teresinski, and Lucas Waldorf; a brother-in-law, Robert (Ethel) Waldorf of Clinton, further survived by three nephews and a niece and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph; a daughter, Cathleen Ahlgren, and a granddaughter, Stephanie Ahlgren.

Judy truly believed “LOVE NEVER DIES.” She and Joe were always so very proud of their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Judy will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, their beautiful daughter and baby granddaughter in Saint Francis deSales Cemetery, where private family services will be held.

Derrick Funeral Home in Lake Geneva is assisting the Waldorf family with arrangements. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials are requested in Judy’s name to the Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

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