Judy Wilder
1942 - 2021
BORN
1942
DIED
2021
Longtime Sonora resident Judy Wilder passed away on Nov. 3, 2021, at the age of 79.
Judy was born in Whittier and lived in North Hollywood and Fresno before moving to Sonora in 1959. She attended Sonora High School and Sacramento City College. She met Kerry Wilder in 1959 and they married in 1962. They raised their family, Lenny, Marty and Wendy, in the Sonora/Columbia area. Their extended family in the area included her parents, Dale and Happy Heric, in-laws Al and Margaret Wilder, sister Jeanne and her children Diane, Becky and David.
Judy had many friends, was the quintessential homemaker, was involved with Columbia Elementary, and worked at Malore's Candy, Wilder's Hallmark, Wenzel's, the Columbia City Hotel, and The Union Democrat. She was a member of St. Patrick's Parish and was on the Save Our St. Anne's board. Judy dearly loved her five grandchildren: Justin, Mary Jo and Luke Wilder, and Leo and Lily Brown, and they adored her.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anne's Church at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, with a reception to follow.
Published by Sonora Union Democrat from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2021.
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20
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St. Anne's Church
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Judy was a good friend. Her laugh and smile were infectious. Rest in peace my friend.
Judy Lee Selby
Friend
November 16, 2021
Such a beautiful human with such a warm and welcoming smile. You are missed.
Juli Slicton
Friend
November 15, 2021
So many wonderful memories made at the Wilder home. Judy always ready with a hug, big smile...and probably cookies. Much love and condolences to the family.
Becky (Slicton) Errotabere
November 11, 2021
so many wonderful memories of time spent at the Wilder home. Always a smile, a hug and probably fresh cookies. <3 RIP Judy <3
Becky (Slicton) Errotabere
November 11, 2021
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