Elsie R. Judd, 94 of Bloomington, IL passed away at 10:04am at the Bickford House, Bloomington, IL on February 6, 2016.
Services for Elsie will be on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 12 Noon at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, IL with the Rev. Jim Warren officiating. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service at the memorial home. Interment will follow the service at Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, IL. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
She was born on January 8, 1922 in Ellsworth, IL, the daughter of Herman and Anna A. Richardson Lucas. She married Earl J. Judd on December 28, 1941 in Missouri; he preceded her in death on August 2, 2001.
Surviving are her children, Morris (Linda) Judd, Normal; Mikel (Nancy) Judd, Bloomington; and Maureen Judd (Paul) Reynolds. Also surviving are several grandchildren, many great-grand children, one great-great-grandchild, and many cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Elsie received her teaching certificate from Illinois State Normal University and taught for many years in one-room schools in the Fairbury and Ellsworth area. She was the Office Manager at Judd Electric for twenty years.
Her interest included fishing, books and reading, and collecting recipes. She is a member of the First Christian Church of Bloomington, IL.