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Judith A. Regeth age 67, of Freedom, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Theda Care Neenah. Judy was born the 4th of eleven children in Appleton on February 03, 1951 to the late Joseph and Vivian (Fulcer) Kaufman.
She will be sadly missed by her husband of 21 years, Roger, and her children whom she loved dearly: Bob (Tami) Ristow, Keith Ristow, her step children; Roger (Spud), Bob, Ron (Kathy), Rick (Nikki) Regeth, Lisa (Leroy) Heindl, Matt (Gayla) Maynard, Mark (Katie) Maynard (Rogers children), Tracy, Wendy & Corrina (Jims daughters). Grandchildren; Dylan (Lexi), Emily, Brooke. step grandchildren; Nathan, Tyler, Stephen, Kayla, and many more step grandchildren and great grandchildren, they were the joy of her life.
Her brother and sisters; Joann Koehnke, Ginna (Jack) Heegeman, Dave, Mike, Mary (Steve) Ready, Debbie Wilson, Greg (Kim), Dan and Ann (Ken) Hansen. Her brother in law; Rodney (Carol), her sister in law; Jane (Andy) Anderson. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her husband; Jim Koehnke, her brother; Ralph, brother-in-laws; Bob Koehnke, and Steve Wilson, and her sister-in-law; Linda.
Judy will be remembered for being a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, always being there when anyone needed help. She always had time to listen when someone needed to talk. Her smile and quick wit had us laughing all the time. She loved to watch and feed her birds.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM on Sunday May 27, 2018 at Valley Funeral Home 2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton, WI. Fr. Bill Swichtenberg will be officiating. Friends may visit at the funeral chapel on Sunday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Theda Care ICU for the compassionate care given to Judy and our family.