Judith (Judy) Rae Walsh
April 21, 1940 - November 3, 2013
Judith was born in Crookston, MN, where she was primarily raised. She passed away in Salem, OR.
Judith moved to Oregon in 1967. She attended Crookston Central High school and received a scholarship in drama to Concordia College. She was married to Rich Walsh on November 20, 1991 in Reno, NV. She spent time as an office manager and did accounting at Ernie Fish Custom Builder, Great Western Seed, Interesting Exhibits, Morrow Snowboards & Nemo.
Judith's hobbies included music, choir and playing piano. She adored her family and friends. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Keizer, Oregon.
Survivors include: Husband Rich Walsh, Salem, OR; sons Scott Hamann, San Diego, CA, Mark Hamann, Richfield, WA., Reed Hamann (Wendi), Camas, WA; stepdaughters Kim Linscheild (Ron), Keizer, OR, Teresa Moretz (Don), Salem, OR; brothers Ray Buzz Gorder, Stan Gorder, Charles Gorder Portland, OR; sister Kathy Beckers, Portland, OR; as well as 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sister Sylvia Metcalf; parents Ray & Ardith Gorder. A celebration of her life will be held in early December, date pending.
-Arrangements by Crown Memorial Center, Salem
Published in StatesmanJournal on Nov. 9, 2013