Judith Ann Fox, 70, of Shell Lake died on Saturday, July 21, 2012, surrounded by her family.
Judith was born on September 13, 1941, in Olympia, Wash., to Woodrow and Irene Bitney. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Superior where she received a bachelor of science in education.
In 1968 Judith married her true love, Gary Fox, on June 8.
Judith was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she served on a number of boards over the years, assisting in any way she could. When asked, “What is the one thing you most want people to remember about you?” she replied, “I loved people and prayed for everyone who asked.”
In her free time Judith loved to cook and spend time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary, on May 19, 2012; and her parents.
She is survived by her children, Carrie (Don) Quinton, Tim (Jill) Fox, Mike (Arianne) Fox, and Jacqueline Fox; her grandchildren, Hunter Huth, Richard Quinton, Cassidy Quinton, Kalili Quinton, Gage Fox, Bronson Fox, Landon Fox, Brian Fox, and Aubrey Fox; her brothers, Jim (Marilyn) Bitney, Tom (Jeri) Bitney, and Mike (Nancy) Bitney; sisters, Jane (Bob) Pederson and Jackie (Bill) Smith; other relatives; and many friends.
A memorial Mass was held on Thursday, July 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Fr. Ed Anderson was celebrant. Music was by Tamara Smith, and Kelsey Bitney, Jeri Bitney, and Anne Bryan.
Interment was held at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner.
Arrangements were entrusted to Taylor Family Funeral Home, Spooner.
Online condolences can be made at www.scalzo-taylor.com.