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Judith Halfman


Judith A. Halfman

Born: April 30, 1943

Died: February 29, 2020


Date: Friday, March 6    4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Wake: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Visitation Catholic Church, Stacyville

Funeral Service

Date: Saturday, March 7     11:00 a.m.
Location: Visitation Catholic Church, Stacyville


Location: Visitation Cemetery


Judith “Judy” Anne Kreidermacher Halfman, 76, of Stacyville, passed away peacefully February 29, 2020, at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 7 at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville with Fr. Ray Burkle officiating. Visitation will be the night before from 4:30 till 6:30 p.m. with a Wake at 6:30 at Visitation Catholic Church. Burial will be at Visitation Cemetery.

Judy, and her twin sister, June (Guy) Hartung were born April 30, 1943, the seventh and eighth of nine children, on the family farm near Altura, Minnesota, to John C. and Dorothy (Siebenaler) Kreidermacher. She graduated from Holy Trinity Catholic School, Rollingstone, Minnesota in 1961. She was united in marriage to Frederick Bernard Halfman on August 4, 1973, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at Oak Ridge, Minnesota. For 20 years they made a family on a farm east of Stacyville, raising their 2 children, Chris and Arlene. In 1993 they moved to town.

She was a member of Visitation Catholic Church and always enjoyed singing in the choir. She also enjoyed embroidering, sewing, hosting birthday parties, watched the “Spinning Wheel” (Wheel of Fortune) every night, and always let everyone how proud she was of her children. While residing at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home the past four and one-half years, she enjoyed BINGO and working on word search puzzles.

Judy is survived by her husband, Fred of Stacyville; children Chris of La Vista, Nebraska and Arlene (Jeff) Heng of Urbandale, Iowa; brothers and sisters Alex “Bing” (Judy) of Altura, Minnesota; Theresa Elliott of Rollingstone, Minnesota; John A. “Jack” of Kasson, Minnesota; June (Guy) Hartung of Elmwood, Wisconsin; Edward (Joyce) of Altura, Minnesota; and Thomas of Phoenix, AZ; and sister-in-laws Jeanne Kreidermacher of Altura, Minnesota; Verena (Fred) Kramer of Stacyville, Iowa; and Sylvia Brown of Riverside, California.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents John C. and Dorothy Kreidermacher, brothers Frank and Larry Kreidermacher, nephew Perry Elliott, brother-in-laws, Frederick Kramer and John P. Elliott, sister-in-law Jenean Kreidermacher, nephew, Perry Elliott of Altura, MN and three infant siblings.







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