Judy Kay (Smock) Schneekloth was born December 15, 1947, in St. Paul, Minn., to Bernell L. Smock and Marilyn F. Barz (Newman). She was raised by her maternal grandparents Andy and Nola Newman.
Judy passed away December 15, 2021, at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by parents and grandparents, sons Peter Schneekloth, Rochester Minn., and James (Ann) Schneekloth, Kellogg, Minn.; and infant son Darol.
Judy is survived by her aunts Patty (Cletus) Hanson, Spring Grove, Minn., and Phyllis (Tom) Holven, Toledo, Iowa; sisters Jere Newman, Wellsburg, Iowa, and Barbara (Dick) Sonsthagen, S. Milwaukee, Wis.; son Ralph (Esther) Schneekloth, Mabel Minn.; daughter-in-law Ann Schneekloth, Kellogg, Minn.; grandchildren Jacob (Melanie) Schneekloth, Pine Island, Alyssa Shelton, Elmira, N. Y.; grandchildren Hannah, Bethany, Jeremiah, Sarah, and Emily Schneekloth, Mabel, Minn.; and great-grandson Liam Shelton.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m., Monday, December 27 at the Mabel United Methodist Church in Mabel, Minn. Burial will be in the Mabel Public Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. The Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.