Judith Ellen Hemauer, age 78 passed away on Saturday, July 1st, surrounded by her family at St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Appleton Wisconsin.
Judy was born August 15, 1944, to Harriet Levknecht Kees in Appleton Wisconsin. Her father Thomas E Kees was killed in service, 3 months before Judy was born. Her and her mother were proud members of the Thomas E Kees Auxiliary Post #496 in Sherwood named in honor of her late father. In her early years Judy was raised by her mother and grandparents and later on, her step father Elmer. She graduated from Stockbridge high school and married Louis Hemauer on October 2nd 1965. She spent all of her life in the rural Stockbridge area and enjoyed wintering in Florida for the last several years visiting her daughter and family.
Many people knew her as the friendly face from the state bank of Stockbridge, where she worked for 30 years. Judy loved spending time in her garden and tending to her flowers. She adored animals, especially kitties, baking sweets, helping with the Christian ladies in her parish, spending time with her family, shopping with her daughter and granddaughter and playing cards and games with friends. Judy loved to entertain and taking care of others first was always her priority.
Judy is survived by her husband of 57 years, Lou Hemauer of Stockbridge, her son Lance Hemauer, special friend, Song Siebert and her son, Owen Siebert of Appleton, daughter Dina and Robert Daun of Eustis Florida, and two grandchildren, Spencer and Sidney Daun of Eustis Florida. Her in laws, Tom and Rita Hemauer of Chilton, Gerald and Judy Burg of Chilton, Pat and Gerry Bloedorn of Hilbert and Jackie Hemauer of Sherwood Wisconsin and many other nieces, nephews and friends.
Judy is preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Harriet and her step father Elmer Wundrow, as well as other special aunts uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 7, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockbridge Wisconsin. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a memorial mass immediately following. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Betley.
The family would like to extend their thanks to compassus hospice team, and the many caring nurses, Drs, and staff of St. Elizabeth’s hospital.