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Judith E. Johnson

Judith E. Johnson, 61, formerly of Ashland, currently of Superior, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. She was born Dec. 9, 1945, in Ashland to John B. and Sophie (Janowski) Zepczyk. She graduated from Ashland Hig...

Judith E. Johnson, 61, formerly of Ashland, currently of Superior, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth.

She was born Dec. 9, 1945, in Ashland to John B. and Sophie (Janowski) Zepczyk.

She graduated from Ashland High School

She married Dennis Johnson Sept. 4, 1992, in Ashland and celebrated 14 years of marriage.

She had been employed by Wiezorek Lumber Company in Ashland and she also was the owner/operator of Denny's Bar.

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Judy was a longtime member of the Moose Lodge in Ashland and the League of Women Voters in Ashland.

Judy was very active in her community and was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. She was very family-orientated and loved to spend time with her family and friends. Judy was a "handy woman" and could do everything from baking homemade cookies to roofing a garage or body work on a car.

In addition to her husband, Dennis, Judy is survived by four daughters, Paula (Richard) Mestelle, Eden Prairie, Minn., Tracy (Troy) Lounsbury, Northfield, Minn., Kimberly Johnson, Minneapolis, and Stacy (Craig) Duir, Woodruff, Wis.; three sons, Frank (Sarah) Cotty, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Kevin (Tracy) Johnson, Pewaukee, Wis., and Scott (Sonya) Johnson, Ashland; 11 grandchildren, Calvin and Bennett Mestelle, Tesia Gustafson, Baylee Lounsbury, Kenzie Cotty, Payton and Sawyer Duir, Tori and Hailey Johnson and Brook and Amber Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gerald Zepczyk.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Tuesday in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, Superior, with Chaplain Bob Linaberry-Charis officiating.

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