Judith A. Bellman, 71
Apr. 11, 1943 -- Dec. 14, 2014
Judith A. “Judy” Bellman, (nee Goldopski), 71, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the Fields of Washington County.
She was born on April 11, 1943, in Fond du Lac, to the late Arthur and Virginia (nee Hilbert) Goldopski and graduated from Fond du Lac High School in the class of 1961.
On Jan. 25, 1964, Judy was united in marriage to Louis “Sonny” Bellman III at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (German Village Road, town of West Bend).
She worked for many years at the former Amity Co. in West Bend, retiring in 1992. From 2000-13 she resided in Oshkosh before moving back to West Bend.
Judy was best known for her baking and cooking skills. She also enjoyed sewing and embroidery. Her greatest asset was the ability to listen, guide and help others in need.
Judy is survived by her loving daughter, Michelle (Christopher Jackson) Bellman of West Bend; a sister, Marlene (Bruce) Stanke of Fond du Lac; a brother, Dennis Goldopski of Fond du Lac; along with a cousin who was raised like a sister with Judy, Sandy Tyson of Oshkosh; Tammy, Brandon and Lucas Classey of West Bend; and other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Virginia; and her husband Sonny in 1995.
A memorial service in remembrance of Judy will be held on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Myrhum — Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. Kurt Schaser of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Newburg, will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday at the Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in the town of West Bend.
Memorials to the Washington County Humane Society are appreciated.
The family wishes to thank the entire first floor staff of the Fields of Washington County for their wonderful care and support for Judy and her family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.