Judith Ann Ware, the daughter of Norman and Pearl W. Gunther Ware, was born Dec. 9, 1940, in Iowa City, Iowa. She attended schools in Colfax and Newton. Judy worked for the Maytag Company, retiring in 1992. She enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors, mushroom hunting, embroidery and spending time with friends and family. Judy died on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at the Skiff Hospice Monarch Wing in Newton. She was 70 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents. Those left to honor Judy’s memory include her sister, Evelyn Ware of Newton, and cousins, Earlene Colvell of New Market, Minn., and Howard (Lori) Gunther of Burnsville, Minn. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. Friends may greet the family Wednesday from noon until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be left in Judy’s name at the funeral home.
Source: Newton Daily News, The (IA) – Tuesday, August 23, 2011