Judith M. "Judy" Reisetter
1940 - 2020
BORN
August 5, 1940
DIED
December 28, 2020
Judith M. 'Judy' Reisetter

Born: August 5, 1940; Oregon Township, IL

Died: December 28, 2020; Iron Ridge, Wisconsin

IRON RIDGE, Wisconsin – Judith M. Reisetter, 80, of Iron Ridge, passed away on December 28, 2020 at her home in Iron Ridge.

A visitation for Judith will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Larry Mose officiating. All in attendance are requested to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing.

Judith was born August 5, 1940 in Oregon Township, Ogle County, Illinois, the oldest child of John and Mildred (Jones) Dyer. After graduating from Oregon Community High School, she worked in Dixon, IL at J. C. Penney Co. and Shurhit Ignition Products. On December 28, 1963, in Compton, IL, she married Marion Reisetter of Lee, IL, where Marion was engaged in farming.

A year later they moved to Iron Ridge, WI, where Marion operated a mobile feed business and farmed. Judy was his bookkeeper, gofer, and helped wherever she was needed. Marion and Judy owned an apartment building for 20 years and a small laundromat for 9 years, both of which Judy managed and operated. In later years, she drove cars part-time for Ewald Ford in Hartford. Her hobbies were baking, reading, crossword puzzles, genealogy, and Iron Ridge history. She had an extensive collection of Iron Ridge historical information, postcards, and artifacts. She also enjoyed going to antique tractor shows with Marion.

Judy was a member of St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, and a member of the St. Matthew's Ladies Aid for 25 years. She was a member of the Neosho/Rubicon Historical Society, of which she was president for 10 years.

Judy is survived by her husband, Marion; daughter, Carol (Lance) Rzepka of Hartford, and son, James (Stacey) Reisetter of Beaver Dam; grandchildren Jennifer (David, Jr.) Saegert of Hartford, Kelsey (Aaron) Lofberg of West Bend, and Bethani Reisetter of Beaver Dam; great-grandsons, Owen and Lucas Saegert, and step-grandson, Chase Reisetter Wild of Ripon; sisters Loretta "Lori" Falgout of Ocean Springs, MS, Suzanne Slyfield of Indiana; brothers, Arnold (Joyce) Dyer of Burnett, WI, Reynolds "Butch" (Rose) Dyer of Huntley, IL, Kevin, (Terri) Dyer of Kenosha, WI, Chris (Shawn) Dyer of Lenoir, NC; sisters-in-law Sandra Dyer of Fort Gratiot, MI, Oliva Wright of Grinnell, IA; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by daughter Beatrice; her parents; sister, Katherine Allen; brother, Marion "Jake" Dyer, and sisters Helen and Iva in infancy; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dale Allen, Joe Falgout, Bervin and Kathy Nelson, Lucille Nelson, Luther and Karen Nelson, and David and Sheri Nelson.

Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 308 Herman St. in Iron Ridge, WI or the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

The Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.

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Published by Ogle County News on Dec. 31, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
16
Visitation
11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church
306 Herman St., Iron Ridge, Wisconsin 53035
Jan
16
Service
1:00p.m.
St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church
306 Herman St., Iron Ridge, Wisconsin 53035
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My condolences to your family! I just read Judy's obituary in the newspaper and found out that we share a lot of interests like local history and genealogy. A 1958 high school classmate, Karen Paul Scholl
Karen Scholl
Classmate
January 11, 2021
Marion and family
My deepest sympathy for all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patti Ballard Ketelsen
Classmate
January 5, 2021
Sorry to hear that Judy passed. She was an inspiration to all those interested in local history and genealogy.
Sue McKendry
Friend
January 5, 2021
God bless you all!! Sorry to hear of your loss! You both were very good to Ellie & I Take Care. Vern W Jr
Vernon e westphal
January 4, 2021
Sending my deepest sympathy to the whole family.
Christine Schultz
Friend
January 2, 2021
We send are deepest condolences to all the family
Dan and Lois Reinwald
December 31, 2020
My Deepest Sympathy to the whole family
Kim Zirbel
Neighbor
December 30, 2020
Marion and family. So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Bob, Bernie and Sandy Frank
Robert Frank
Friend
December 30, 2020
Carol, Lance, and Family, Please accept our heartfelt sympathies...we can't even begin to imagine what you went through. What a scary and emotional roller coaster ride you were on. Our rational side knows our parents are aging and we will have to deal with their passing, however it is never easy, especially in times like yours where it went so quickly, as our hearts and souls have a hard time accepting them being gone. We pray your mom was able to experience her beautiful new great-grandbaby in the midst of all. Treasure your sweet memories, they will be forever in your heart and minds. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Kevin and Audrey
Kevin and Audrey Key
Friend
December 30, 2020