Judith K. Haensel, 71, of Taylorville, passed away May 8, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 11, 1942 in Rock Island to Troy and Ruth Simpson Barnes. She married Michael L. Haensel on January 19, 1963, and he preceded her in death in 2010.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Surviving are a daughter, Amy (Vic) Hackler of Taylorville; a son, Michael (Pam) Haensel of Normal; two grandchildren, Kayla and Sally; one sister, Diann (Gary) Glen of Pawnee; a brother, Troy (Maureen) Barnes of Springfield; two aunts and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Judith was an accomplished cook and baker. She loved her roses and loved working in her yard. She was a lover of animals especially her dog, Hans and cat, Mittens.
Visitation: 10:30-11 am Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Program.
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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