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Judith Ann Michener

December 14, 1945 — October 10, 2020

Funeral services for Judith Ann Michener, 74, of Milo will be Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 4p.m. to 6:00p.m. Anyone attending the visitation or service may wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. Burial will be at the Motor Friends Cemetery in rural Milo. Memorials can be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Motor Friends Church and Milo Country Christmas. Funeral services will be live streamed at . Judith Michener was born December 14, 1945 in Des Moines, Iowa to Robert and Alberta (Martin) Hood. She was one of the seven siblings. Judy graduated from Altoona High School in 1964 which was also Southeast Polk first year. After high school she was blessed with daughter Joyce, and son Matt. Judy married John Michener on February 16, 1974 in Bethany, Missouri and resided in Bondurant. In 1985 moved to the farm in Milo which belonged to John's parents. Judy was more than a housewife until the kids were grown, she made sacrifices to keep her family safe and healthy. John passed away in 1995, after which Judy worked at Walmart for 19 years. She was very low key, would tell it like it was, great sense of humor, never used a turn signal because "It's nobody's darn business." Enjoyed her large yard, gardening, very artistic, enjoyed making wreathes, and floral arrangements. They would enjoy going to the races on the weekends with the family. She was a great mother-in-law. She treasured her sisters and their many trips, even though they could get lost anywhere they had a blast. Her real treasure was her children and grandchildren. She loved going to their sports, plays, any activity they participated in. She loved doing something special with each grandchild. She was called "Papa Judy" by Matt's family and "Grandma Judy" by Joyce's family. They all loved Grandma Judy cakes. She had to have her Dt. Dew, and everyone knew that Christmas was her favorite holiday where each child would always get the same number of presents. Judy will be greatly missed by her children: Joyce (Jim) Shaw and Matt (Tanya) Michener; Grandchildren: Elizabeth (Chad) Nold, Jeremy (Tia) Shaw, Abigail (Tyler) Long, Alex (Kasi) Shaw, John Levi (Ginny) Michener, Jaclyn Michener; Great Grandchildren: Colby, Lauren, Madison, Twins due in November, Ella, Emma, Kade, Quentin, Sawyer, Emmit, Evelen; Siblings: Fred (Mary) Hood, Pam (Mike) Brown, Rod (Kelly) Hood; Sisters-in-law: Cookie Hood and Betty Hood; many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death are her loving husband John; siblings: Roberta Livesay, Robert Hood Jr., Gary Hood. Cemetery Details Motor Cemetery 14350 240th Avenue
Milo, IA 50166

Visitation

OCT 14. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Milo

201 Walnut Street,

Milo, IA 50166

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

Service

OCT 15. 3:00 PM (CST)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Milo

201 Walnut Street,

Milo, IA 50166

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

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