Judy Ahern, age 68, of Spring Valley, Minn., passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at her home in Spring Valley, Minn.
Funeral service for Judy will be held 11 a.m.. Monday, December 4, 2017, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn., with Rev. Mark VanHouse officiating. Visitation was held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and continued for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Judith Ann Turbenson was born February 26, 1949, in Rochester, Minn., the daughter of Maurice and Beulah (Finberg) Turbenson. She attended and graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1967. After graduation, Judy attended Rochester Community College, where she obtained her nursing degree. On February 18, 1967, she was united in marriage to Dale Ahern at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn. Judy began her healthcare career at the hospital in Spring Valley. She worked as a registered nurse, most recently employed at Ostrander Care Center.
Judy is survived by her husband Dale of Spring Valley; children: Jodi (Jim) Babineau of Rice Lake, Wis., Dustin (Lisa) Ahern of Rochester, Minn., and Heidi Dowhaniuk of Owatonna, Minn.; seven grandchildren: Briana, Brooke, Spencer, Sydney, Jaden, Madison and Kendahl, one great-grandchild, Sophia; mother Beulah Turbenson of Spring Valley, Minn.; siblings: Susan (Len) Olson of Owatonna, Minn., John (Kathy) Turbenson of Dallas, Tex., and Joyce (Doug) Kraut of St. Charles, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her father Maurice, daughter Tracey, and son-in-law Allen.