Judith Mae Schutzkus, 71, of Richland Center died Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the University Hospital in Madison. She was born September 12, 1941 the daughter of William and Ruth (Blaesing) Miller in Illinois. Judy married Bernhard Schutzkus in Itasca, Illinois on July 8, 1961 and he preceded her in death in May 18, 1985. She worked at Burnstads for over 25 years. Judy loved her horses, dogs, and all animals, farm, and family.
Judy is survived by her children, Valerie Ruth (Wayne) Schutzkus-Tracy of Madison, Natalie Jean (Andrew) Gaba of Verona, Paul Jason (Kimberly) Schutzkus of La Crosse, Grandchildren; Magdelena McCauley of Madison, Olivia Gaba of Verona, Seth Schutzkus of LaCrosse, Natasha Schutzkus of LaCrosse, step-grandchildren, Andrew Tracy of Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Nathan Tracy of Stoughton, many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bernhard Schutzkus, and sister Marjorie Ruth Meyer.
Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. A time of fellowship will be held at the Pratt Community Hall at 1:00 PM. Graveside services will be held at the Basswood Cemetery at 3:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service of Richland Center is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.