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Judith Ann Pepper, 64, passed away Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at Mercy Health St. Mary’s Hospital, with her family at her side.

The daughter of John F. & Jane (Caron) Waldon and step-daughter of Regina Waldon, she was born September 28, 1954 in Detroit. Judy graduated high school from Mount Mercy Academy in Grand Rapids, and went on to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice at Grand Rapids Junior College.

Judy took on a number of clerical jobs over the years, she was a hard worker, and enjoyed the variety she encountered within the workplace. She had a fondness for the less fortunate, and was always eager to lend a helping hand.

Judy was preceded in death by her mother and father. She is survived by her husband, Terry; step-mother, Regina; siblings, Sharon & David Flink, Mary Ann Roethig, Chris & Toni Waldon; step-siblings, Mike & Priscilla Gregels, Bernadette & Rick Strunk, Roseanne Gregels, and Gerard & Lucila Gregels; many nieces & nephews; grand niece and nephews; and beloved canine companion, Buddy.
Visitation with the family will take place at 10 a.m., on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, 3627 Linden Avenue S.E., Wyoming, 49548, with a memorial service immediately following at 11 a.m. Burial will take place following the service at Resurrection Cemetery.

Instead of flowers the family would appreciate donations in Judy’s honor to God’s Kitchen;

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Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Joe and Laura Erickson on April 17, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful light with us, Judy.


    Laura and Joe

  2. Dan Waldon on April 25, 2019 at 6:03 am

    Dear Terry, Sharon, Chris & Mary Ann,
    On behalf of Dad, May and the kids, we extend our heart-felt sympathy for the loss of Judy. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you, she was a wonderful person. Love, The Waldons

  3. Mary Ann Röthig on June 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In loving memory of my sister Judy.

    Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday…
    Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
    Love, Carina, Alex and Mary Ann

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