Judith Scheckel

Judith Scheckel

Judith “Judy” Kay Scheckel, 74, of Maquoketa, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at Mill Valley Care Center. 

Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue. A visitation was held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Hachmann Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue and again Wednesday morning from 9 – 10 a.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Judy was born Feb. 25, 1944, the daughter of Odelo and Ila (Herrig) Scheckel. She was one of 12 children born unto her parents. She attended Jackson County Country School #7 through the eighth-grade graduating May 17, 1958. She then attended Marquette High School, graduating with the class of 1962. She also attended the Vocational Academy in Des Moines, Iowa. Following that she was employed at the Jackson County Regional Health Center.

Survivors include her daughter Jody Scheckel of Maquoketa; two grandchildren, Nitessa and Nikita; siblings, Marilyn (Merlin “Pete”) Clasen of Bellevue, Patricia (Gerald) Meis of Iowa City, David Scheckel of Bellevue, Bonnie (Bertrand “Butch”) Coakley of LaMotte, Ruth (Richard) Hopson of San Diego, California, Tom (Pat) Scheckel of Bellevue, and Jane (Ron) Nemmers of Dubuque; sisters in-law, Lou Ann and Julie Scheckel, both of Bellevue; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Mary Ellen, Donald, Wayne, and Steven in infancy; and a sister-in-law, Carol Scheckel.

A memorial fund has been established in Judy’s memory.

Online condolences may be left for the family a www.hachmannfuneralhome.com