Judith M. Juech, 76

Judith “Judy” M. Juech (nee Matenaer), 76, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the town of Polk. She was born in West Bend on Oct. 9, 1937, to Lawrence and Frances (nee Otten) and married Melroy Juech on Oct. 27, 1956.

Judy was employed at Regal Ware and the West Bend Company. She was a member of St. Mary’s Parish in the Barton area.

She is survived by her significant other, Charles Garbisch; children: Kevin (Dawn) Juech, Kent Juech, Merri (Dennis) DeRuyter, Kurt (Darla Frances) Juech, Melissa (Jesse) Averill, Kerry (Wendy) Juech, Karl (Justine Bonenfant) Juech, and Kris (Melissa) Juech; grandchildren: Jason (Amy), Amanda, Jennifer and Jon Juech, Cory (Stacey), Kyle (Krystal) and Katie (Derek Sobczak) DeRuyter, Nicholas and Travis Averill, and Melanie, Stephanie, Steven (Alissa Vetter), Sarah and Clayton Juech; and great-grandchildren: Ayden Juech and Maya, Braxton and Brooklyn DeRuyter. She is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Melroy on Oct. 10, 2004; sister, Patricia; brother, Paul (Marlene) Matenaer; and brother-in-law, Larry Johnson.

The visitation was held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 4-6:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (406 Jefferson St., West Bend, WI 53090) with the Rev. John Radetski presiding. The Mass of Christian Burial was at 7 p.m. Interment will take place on Wednesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. at (Old) St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the family would be appreciated.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the Random Lake Rescue Squad.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.