Judy Marie (Jensen) Koskie was born May 18, 1955, in Watertown, S. Dak., and passed away peacefully on December 25, 2019. As one of nine children of Gerald Sr. and Jeanne, she enjoyed arts, crafts, sports, gardening, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren – teaching them how to do things. She loved helping others, especially people and animals in need. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt and friend. She worked at the Rushford Area Historical Society Depot and Museum in Rushford, Minn., and enjoyed the people who lived in and visited Rushford.
Judy is preceded in death by her parents Gerald Sr. and Jeanne M., and brother Gordon.
She is survived by daughters Jenny (Jason) Semler and Leah Hautla-Koskie, grandchildren Jacob, Jeanna, Haidyn, Adam and Renlea; seven brothers, in-law siblings, many nephews and nieces.
A memorial gathering will be held 3-6 p.m. Sunday, January 19 at Cremation Society of Minnesota, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, Minn. In lieu of flowers, family will accept donations for a memorial bench at Rushford Area Historical Society Depot and Museum. Donations can be mailed to Jenny Semler, 30636 Polk St. NE, Cambridge, Minn. 55008. She will forever be loved and missed by all.