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Judy L. "Judy" Libby

October 20, 1948 - April 17, 2017

Judith L. “Judy” Libby, 68, of Springfield, died Monday, April 17, 2017 at her home. She was born October 20, 1948 in Elgin to Jules Leon and Virginia (Marshall) Libby. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving are two sons, David (Valerie) Coffee of Boston, MA and Brent Coffee of Springfield and two brothers, Dale Libby of Elgin and Jeff Libby of Colorado Springs, CO.

Judy graduated from Roosevelt University in Chicago in 1970, receiving a BA in English. In 1977, she graduated from John Marshall Law School. Judy was a founding member of the Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association. She retired from the office of the State Appellate Defender as Assistant Appellate Defender serving from 1985-2010.

Memorial Gathering: 2 – 4 pm, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Thomas House.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Thomas House.

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