Max L. Judd, 89, of Chatfield, died Jan. 15, 2014, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
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Max Leo Judd was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Chatfield to John Richard and Genevieve (Connelly) Judd. He attended schools is Chatfield and graduated from Chatfield High School in 1942. He served in the United States Army from 1943-1946, earning a Purple Heart Award in World War II.
On Oct. 30, 1947, Max married Marjorie Busher at St. Mary's Catholic Church. He worked as a bricklayer for many years. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Bricklayers Association. He enjoyed spending time with family. He will be remembered for making his famous doughnuts. He enjoyed the time spent on his grill perfecting his barbecue chicken.
Max is loved and will be remembered by his wife, Marjorie, of Chatfield; seven children: Thomas (Betty) Judd of Faribault, Michael (Kate) Judd of New Orleans, La., Daniel (Lori) Judd of Prairie Village, Kan., Nancy Judd, of Scottsdale, Ariz., Gregory (Joan) Judd of Burnsville, Maureen (Matthew) Bernard of Pine Island, and Jerome Judd of Ft. Worth, Texas; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and brother, Donald Judd, of Rochester.
Max is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, James and Paul Judd.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield with Father Patrick Arens officiating. Visitation will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield with military honors by Chatfield VFW Post # 6913. Visitation will continue on Saturday one hour prior to services also at church.
Memorial are preferred to Chosen Valley Founders Memorial Fund.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is in charge of arrangements.
Riley Funeral Home - Chatfield
800 Main Street South
Chatfield, MN 55923
Published in The Post-Bulletin on Jan. 16, 2014