Judith I. “Judy” Howe
Appleton — Passed away on January 6, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Judy was born in Eau Claire, WI to Eugene and Angeline Upton. Judy was a giving person, and would help others even if it meant she went without. Judy was a private person who took care of her family. Judy was also known for her large collection of elephants.
Judy is survived by her husband of nearly 41 years, Gary, her sons Shane (Layla) Heskett and Vaughn (Allana) Steele, her grandchildren Kenya Heskett, Adam Howe and Amanda (Joseph Barr) Howe, great grandson Samson, nieces Brittany, Lauren, and Megan. She is also survived by very special friends Sherry Steele, her son Matthew Myers, her daughter Laurel Luedtke, Gary and Sheryl Steele, Rick Havel, LuAnne Adank, Jean Rohr, Jennifer Schiller, brother-in-law Greg Waiflein, and further survived by numerous relatives and friends in Eau Claire.
Judy is preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters Carol Upton and Catherine Waiflein.
Per Judy’s wishes, no services will be held.
Judy’s family would like to extend a thank you to Dr. Baum and the nurses and staff on the Third Floor at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Dr. Jack Anderson and the nurses of the Outpatient Services-Infusion Department of Encircle Health for their compassionate care of Judy.