Judith F. Daniels, 77, of Maquoketa, and formerly of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday morning, May 2, 2017, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.
A celebration of Judy's life will be held at 11:30 A.M., Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Bellevue, Iowa.
Judith Faye Keil was born on January 15, 1940 in Bellevue, Iowa, to George and Esther (Paulsen) Keil. She attended Bellevue schools and married Delbert L. Daniels on May 6, 1956 in Bellevue, Iowa. To this union four children were born: Steve, Mark, Barb and Lura.
Judy had first worked at Ensign Coil in Bellevue for several years and then at the Savanna Army Depot. She lastly worked at the Baldwin Locker from 1974 to 1981. She then became a stay-at-home mom and grandma.
Judy was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Maquoketa and the Merry Knitters Club. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, bird watching, cooking and listening to KMAQ Radio. She especially enjoyed her morning coffee with her neighbors.
Those left to honor Judy's memory include her children, Steve (Cindy) Daniels of Maquoketa, IA, Mark Daniels of Maquoketa, IA and Lura (Mike Duhme) Daniels of Zwingle, IA; 7 grandchildren, Brenda Huffman, Missie (John) Vaughn, Katie Daniels, Joshua (Sierra) Daniels, Will Baker, Zach Baker and Taylin Baker; and 5 great-grandchildren, Reighan Huffman, Alexa Huffman, Isabella McNamee, Alayna Daniels and Eli McNamee. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Delbert on April 20, 1994, a daughter Barb on October 4, 1981, brothers Norbert and Darrell, and a sister Alice Downey.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Judith F. Daniels memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Judy was quite a woman. I remember when Bill Shady lived across the street and us kids were always back and forth playing with Lura. Such a beautiful woman.
Judy Daniels Video Tribute from Carson Celebration Life Center on Vimeo.
My deepest sympathies for your loss - what a kind and gentle soul.
Daniels family, we were so sorry to here of Judy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
Steve, Mark and Lura, I am so sorry for your loss and for not being able to make it over to give you my condolences in person.
Steve and family, Mark, and Lura So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Remember so well when they took over the locker, and all the Merry Knitters stories. Always smiling.
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Cec & Sheila Bentley
To the family- this is hard to bear for anyone, but remember all the good memories you have... Judy was always so up beat and had that wonderful smile on her face.. Of all my years of knowing her, i never once seen her in a bad mood or say a bad word about anyone...She was a grand lady and God is lucky to be getting her now! I bet she is just grinning from ear to ear over see Delbert again....rest in peace Judy, no more pain...
My deepest sympathy to you all, keeping you in my prayers. Cathleen Holtz
Mark, Steve, Lura, sending our Love & Prayers to y'all. Your Mom was a special person, Great memories from the butcher shop, and just walking pass the house, she was always smiling & waving! Rest in peace with your loved ones in Heaven now Judy! From George & Wanda Miller
Daniels family, So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a wonderful lady. I will always remember Judy, along with my mom, Geraldine, and the rest of the Baldwin Knitters Club. They sure had good times.
So sorry about Judy she was such a special person.......She helped me so much with Edna........a TRUE Caring friend.........the coffee gang is all together again laughing, catching up on the local gossip and enjoying each other. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.........Love Richard Pep and Ronnie.............
Lura--Am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Rita Ledford
Our thoughts are with your families in your time of loss.
I remember my visits with Judy so well. Have not seen her for a long time but I know what an amazing woman she was. Her devotion and love for her family was astounding. To all her family that must deal with this difficult time, many prayers. I know you will keep her alive in spirit through the memories she left behind. She will be watching over you all from above.
Steve and family, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cindy and Norlan Hinke
Lura and family,
Sorry for your loss prayers and thoughts are with you.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Kenny and Peggy Head-Costello
Steve,Cindy and family keeping you in my thoughts and prayers,sorry for your loss
so sorry for your loss .. she was a very nice lady .. chris yarolem 1
So sorry for your loss. Please remember that your memories are there to help in easing you through the rough times.
Sending thoughts and prayers to you all. We have lots of memories of Judy spending time at grandma Tracy's. Hugs.
Sorry for your loss!
Love u forever gram! Give grandpa a hug from me!
You all have our deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace. Mark and Sue Hansen
Lura, Steve, Mark and families
You are all in my thoughts.
May Judy rest in peace
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