Memorial service for Judy Butler, age 73, of Ogilvie, will be held on Saturday, April 18th at 3 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ogilvie with Rev. Marc Freiberg officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Judy Rae Butler went to be with God early Wednesday morning with her family by her side. Judy was born on May 16, 1941; the eldest of 2 children to the late Raymon and Vera (Ponto) Chaffee in Menomonie, Wisconsin. She grew up in Eau Claire and graduated from Eau Claire High School. She was united in marriage to Frank Butler on September 16, 1960 at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. Judy was a life long caregiver, working as a nurses aide and helping children as a paraprofessional. She enjoyed cooking, baking, needle point and crocheting, gardening and canning. She will be remembered for making the best fried chicken. Judy also enjoyed going to family functions, politics, music and nature. Judy will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother, but most importantly as a faithful child of God.
Judy is survived by beloved husband, Frank of Ogilvie; sons, Jody (Darla) of Minneapolis, Jefferie (Karen) of Bowlus, Jerome (Judi) of Andover, Joshua (Jessica) of Otsego and Dewayne (Renee) Combs of Stillwater; her 11 grandchildren, Ashley Butler, Bradley (Amie) Butler, Kelsey Butler, Jacob Butler, Samuel Butler, Jeremy Butler, Anna Butler, Justin Butler, Jenna Butler, Jessica Butler, Jordan Butler, and her sister, Linda (Jerry) Salow of Jim Falls, Wisconsin. Judy was preceded in death by parents, Raymon and Vera.