Judith Ann LaRue, 78, of Eldon, died at 4:18 a.m. December 11, 2022 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.
She was born September 8, 1944 in Bloomfield to Robert and Esther Ripperger Waddle. Judy married Ronald LaRue on February 1, 1964 and he preceded her in death on November 11, 2004.
A graduate of Cardinal High School, Judy was a stay at home mom, taking care of her kids, grandkids and others in the neighborhood.
Judy had lived in Arkansas for several years before moving back to Eldon 15 years ago. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and attending flea markets while in Arkansas.
Surviving are her children, Chris (Craig) Thompson of Eldon, Roger (Kim) LaRue of Eldon, Brenda (Brian) Roberts of Bloomfield and Shannon (Erika) LaRue of San Pedro, CA; grandchildren, Dusty, Dustin, Amy, Sara, Daniel, Kianna, Nathan, Brianna, Devon, Alicia and Jay; 10 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way; siblings, Donna Lough, Joe Waddle, Norma Plain, Floyd (Roberta) Waddle and David (Barb) Waddle.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Agnes Fitzsimmons.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 14th, at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Clark officiating. The service will be livestreamed on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. The family will be present to greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Chisman Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.