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February 14, 1947 - October 8, 2009

Judy was born February 14, 1947 in Harmony, Minnesota to Lyle, Sr. and Sarah (Duff) Brown.  She attended school in Mabel.  She was married to Gary Hennings and later divorced. Later she married Jerry Smith and they were divorced.  She lived in West Bend, Wisconsin for several years until moving back to the Canton area where she worked for Fillmore Family Resources in Preston and Northern Engraving in Spring Grove. She enjoyed sewing, antiques, doll collecting, jewelry, and telling stories.
Judy passed away Thursday, October 8, 2009 at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, Wisconsin at the age of 62.
Judy is survived by four daughters Renee (Duane Allar) Hennings of Canton, Ember (Enrique) Martinez of Yucaipa, California, Heather Smith of LaCrosse, and Tiffiany Smith of LaCrosse; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; special friend Keith BadWound of Canton;  two sisters  Joyce Leutink and Sharon (Jerry) Kinnear both of Wykoff, Minnesota; three brothers Jerry (Barbara) of Harmony, Minnesota, Jim (Karen) of Canton, and Lyle Jr. (Darlene) of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a son Trever Gruenweller.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Monday, October 12, 2009 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel with Rev. Jeanne Martin officiating.  Burial will be in the Newburg Methodist Cemetery.  Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

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