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Judy A. Wirsing

Sycamore, Illinois

Apr 21, 1934 – Apr 18, 2020 (Age 85)


April 21, 1934
April 18, 2020
Sycamore, Illinois


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Butala Funeral Home & Crematory - Sycamore Obituary

Judith Anne Wirsing, 85, of Genoa died Saturday, April 18, 2020 surrounded by loved ones.
She was born April 21, 1934 in Oak Park, IL. to James and Esther Tomisek. She graduated from Wheaton High School and earned her Bachelor’s and Master's degrees in education at Northern Illinois University. She taught at Kirkland High School, Genoa High School, and Marengo High School, where she retired.
She was a faithful member of Faith United Methodist Church and served as a Sunday school teacher, education director, lay speaker, and volunteered on numerous committees. She enjoyed entertaining her family and friends, traveling, knitting, reading, gardening, hosting card clubs, and doing crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Randall Wirsing.
She is survived by her two daughters, Ronda Ball (Rick Ball) and Denise Hill; her son, Dan Wirsing (Marina Wirsing); her eight grandchildren: Michael Ball, Andrea Pinnick (Trevor Pinnick), Rachel Wirsing, Nathan Wirsing, Abigail Hill, Megan Hill, Daniel Hill, and Gretchen Hill; and two great-grandchildren, Warren and Wells Pinnick. Her family will remember her loving, kind, and generous spirit and cherish the many vacations, holidays, and family gatherings spent together. Her grandchildren will remember her as the best grandma in the world!
A private burial will take place at the Genoa Cemetery on Friday, April 24, 2020. Extended friends and family are welcome to drive through the cemetery from 4:00-5:00 pm to express condolences. Please enter on Hill Street. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements were completed by the Slater-Butala Funeral Home of Genoa. To sign the online guest book or write a special memory, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com 

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I'm so sorry to hear that your mother had passed. My condolences to you and your family. Your mom was such a sweet lady.

My condolences, she was a great teacher.

I am sending prayers of comfort your way in your time of grief. Judy was a very special lady and will be missed by many. She was lucky to have such a loving family looking after her in her later years.

I will always cherish the memories of fun times singing and rooming together with Judy. Sending much love and hugs!

We saw Judy when my father was at the nursing home as well. Our family wishes you peace and fond memories.

As the tears trickle down my cheeks I am so surprised and saddened to learn that your dear mother has now made her way into the loving arms of God...My knowing her goes back a great many years. she and Janet and Norinne were in Northern and she was so cute..always with a smile on her face...then after her marriage and Rhonda joining the family. The years following of our couples card clubs,...oh the MEMORIES...of when we all continued our friendships and our families grew...together.. the...

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Our sympathy and prayers to the family of Judy Wirsing at this time of sorrow. Bob and Mary Lou Miller, Genoa, IL

Learned so much from Mrs. Wirsing during junior high school (1965-1967). My condolences to her family.