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Judith "Judy" Lindsay

Shorewood, Wisconsin

1923 - 2014

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Lindsay, Judith "Judy" Judy peacefully took leave of this life on December 31, 2015 at the age of 91. She leaves behind three children; Katherine "Kate" Amelia Lindsay, Laurie Lindsay, and Peter Shea (Donna) Lindsay. Judy was predeceased by her brother Henry Douglas Lindsay, Jr. (Ann), and nephew Henry Douglas (Dee) Lindsay, III. Aunt of Virginia Barnett (nee Lindsay), Jane Murphy Lindsay (John Beech), Harvey and Andrew. Both survived and deceased by other relatives and dear friends. Born in Milwaukee on November 8, 1923 the daughter of the late Ruth (nee Murphy) and Henry Douglas Lindsay. Judy spent much of her life in Milwaukee and in the Village of Oconomowoc Lake. She was a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts and applied her serious intellect, enthusiasm for reading, and lifelong love for nature in her environmental activism. Judy was a talented artist, freelance sketching and watercolor rendering of natural subjects. She was a longtime active member of the First Unitarian Church, and incorporated her values and talent in her work as a docent at the Milwaukee Public Museum. She will be deeply missed. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 16, 11:00 AM, at St. John's on the Lake, 1840 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. A reception will follow the service. Memorials in Judy's name may be made to the Nature Conservancy, N8957 Pickeral Jay Road, East Troy, WI 53120 or the First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee, 1342 North Astor Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

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I send my love to you Kate Laurie and Peter, Judy was a sweet wise soul and I have so many wonderful memories of her, one- the big blue stem- roots and all going so deep in the soil that she dug for the museum, I'm still amazed..Maggie Jones

Dear Peter, Laurie and Kate,
I send love to you from all the Rooneys from Cramer Street. Your Mom was such a great friend to our Mom, and I have such great memories of all.
With love, Laura

Judy was a bridge for me between the older and younger Lindsays. Her house was the closest one to our house on Oconomowoc Lake. She and my mother were both artists and shared a love of protected wild flowers and their preservation. She was the person who found my mother when she fell and broke her hip. She was the kind cousin who took in my son when his grandmother wanted to send him back to Denver after some social faux pas which I can't even remember. Since I share her name, I felt a...

HI, SORRY FOR THE PASSING OF JUDY LINDSAY. I WAS COURROUS, WAS JUDY A KINDERGARTEN TEACHER TEACHer AT TESS CORNERS ELEMENTRY SCHOOL, IN MUSKEGO,WISCONSIN. BECAUSE MY KINDERGARTEN TEACHER WAS A JUDY LINDSAY I HAD HER 1968-1969 AND I BELIEVE SHE MOVED TO OHIO? PLEASE LET ME KNOW,
MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS: [email protected]

Ken Nowicki & Rikki Tallmadge