Judith Gwen Heath, age 64, of Yorkville, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 27, 2003 at her home. She was born on June 27, 1939 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the daughter of James and Astrid (Diehl) Richmond.
Judith was united in marriage on June 8, 1968 at the St. John's United Church of Christ in Aurora, Illinois to Mr. Richard "Dick" Heath and they spent the next 35 happy years of their lives together. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and cousin who will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.
Mrs. Heath was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Aurora, Illinois. Prior to her marriage, Judith was employed for 13 years by Illinois Bell. She was an avid quilter and was a member of several local quilting organizations including, The Pride of the Prairie Quilt Guild, The Noah Folk Art Quilters, The Remember the Ladies Civil War Quilters, The Prairie Star Quilt Guild and The Quilting in the Woods.
She is survived by her husband, Dick Heath of Yorkville, Illinois; her children, Jeffrey Heath of Canyon County, California, Jennifer Heath of Aurora, Illinois, and Jason Heath of Aurora, Illinois; her mother, Astrid Richmond of Aurora, Illinois; her sister-in-law, Jan Richmond of Blair, Wisconsin; several nieces and nephews; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and two special young friends, Stephanie and Ralph Shick.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Richmond; her niece, Julie Richmond; and her brother, James Richmond.
Funeral services for Judith will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2003 at the Larson Nelson Funeral Home in Yorkville, Illinois with Reverend Donald G. Rudd officiating. Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park in Aurora, Illinois.
Visitation from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2003 at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy., Yorkville, Illinois.
Memorials in Judith's name may be directed to the American Brain Tumor Association or Vitas Hospice.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes 630-553-7611.
James R Richmond (1912 - 1978)
Astrid A Diehl Richmond (1917 - 2013)
James W. Richmond (1936 - 2003)*
Judith Gwen Richmond Heath (1939 - 2003)
Lincoln Memorial Park
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Oct 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8042271