Judith A. Mann, 81, of Walkerton, Indiana passed away on the afternoon of August 10th at her son’s residence surrounded by her loving family.
Judith was born in Woodbine, Iowa to Orville L. and Helen I. (Rockwell) Schneider on September 4, 1940. On June 25, 1959, she married the love of her life, Kelly Mann. He preceded her in death on February 6, 1999. Judith was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church and lived her life in faith. She loved drawing, painting and doing puzzle books and was known to be a great artist. Judith’s greatest joy came from being in the company of her loving family.
Judith is survived by her loving children, Shelley K. Beatty of Argos, Clarissa L. (John) Gambrel of Walkerton, and Steve (Lisa) Mann of South Bend. She was the proud grandmother of 7 and great grandmother of 7. She is also survived by her brother, Roger O. Schneider of Orland Park, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Roberta Steffy on August 8, 2021, son-in-law, Jon, son-in-law, Michael Beatty on November 16, 2020, granddaughter, Elizabeth Engle, great- granddaughter, Elena Engle, three sisters, Karen Speering, Sandy Robinson, and Joyce Rosenberg, and a brother, Steven Schneider.
Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, August 14th from 4:00 until 8:00pm in the Hanley and Sons Funeral Home, 1216 Roosevelt Rd., Walkerton, and one hour prior to the service in the church. A funeral service will be held 11:00am, Monday, August 15th at Antioch Baptist Church, 200 Maine St., Walkerton with Bro. David J. Waun officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Woodlawn Cemetery of Walkerton. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Judith’s name to either Heart to Heart Hospice, 620 W. Edison Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545, or Riverbend Cancer Services, 3516 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, IN 46615.
The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements and extends their deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Judith’s family and friends.
Posted online on August 12, 2022
Published in South Bend Tribune