Judy Wennerstrom, 84 passed away on Monday, September 27 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo North Dakota.
Judy was born in Hope North Dakota on July 2, 1937 to J. Victor and Louise (Sharske) Wennerstrom. She was the 7th child of 8 and was a beloved friend and sister. She played girls basketball in high school and graduated from Colgate High School in 1955.
Judy wanted to travel. She went to Salt Lake City, Utah to become an airline stewardess. Being away from home she became homesick and returned to North Dakota. Judy was employed at Western States Life and spent her career there. She retired in 1999. She was fortunate to have traveled in her lifetime with her sisters Jeri, Joan and Dick to many places of interest. Judy enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews as they always looked forward to her visits throughout the year and holidays. She, like her sisters had a gift of genuine kindness and warmth that welcomed everyone.
Judy enjoyed sports. She was a NDSU football fan.
Judy is survived by her sister-in-law: Olive Wennerstrom of McMinnville OR; brother-in-law: Richard (Dick) Klemetson of Plainsfield, IL along with nieces and nephews: Lynn Tranby, Robert (Bob) Wennerstrom, Terry Elston, Deb Mellum, Kevin Elston, Jody Elston, Mike Idso, Kim Johnson, Kathy Boese, Kelly Perez, Tarra Ihry, Jack Schmitz, Tracey Beckman, Rick Schmitz, Brett Klemetson, Amy Carrillo, Craig Tranby and Todd Tranby .
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Winston Wennerstrom and Donavon (Stub) Wennerstrom; sisters: June Elston, Joyce Idso, Janis Schmitz, Joan Klemetson, Jeri Tranby; Niece: Toni Jellison; Nephew: Robert (Bob) Schmitz.
We would like to acknowledge the staff at Bethany for the care given to Judy and being her friend.
Visitation: Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.
Celebration of Life: Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.
Burial: Thursday, October 7, 2021 sometime in the afternoon at Hope Cemetery, Hope, ND.
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