|2/7/2018 8:55:00 AM|
Judy Derickson, 64, of Windom died Jan. 29, 2018, at Avera McKennan Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Funeral services were Saturday at American Lutheran Church in Windom with Pastor Hank Campbell officiating.
Special music was provided by Carol Vought, organist; and Jordan Bussa, vocalist.
John Anderson gave the eulogy.
Casket bearers were Justin Derickson, Marcus Derickson, Richard McDonald and Ben Derickson.
Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery in rural Windom.
Judy Ann Anderson was born Feb. 22, 1953, to Delbert Lars and Ruth Augusta (Speckmeier) Anderson in Westbrook.
She received her early education in Westbrook and a country school in Dundee before graduating from Fulda High School in 1971. She furthered her education at Jackson Vo-Tech in Jackson.
In 1972, Judy married Kenneth James Derickson at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook. They lived in Windom, where she provided day care for generations of children until retiring in 2012 after 39 years.
Judy has had health concerns for some time and was recently hospitalized at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
A longtime member of American Lutheran Church in Windom, Judy taught Sunday School in her earlier years. She also was a member of the Jaycee's, the Day Care Association of Windom and Women of Today.
She enjoyed collecting Holstein cow memorabelia and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Delbert Anderson; father-in-law, Arnold Derickson; brothers-in-law, Wayne Cassens and Arvin Derickson; and sister-in-law, Joan Anderson.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Ken Derickson of Windom; four children: Justin (Kathy Jo) Derickson of Bingham Lake, Jeanine (Richard) McDonald of Lake Crystal, Benjamin (Barb) Derickson of Windom and Marcus (Jennifer) Derickson of Rosemount; eight grandchildren; her mother, Ruth Anderson of Windom; mother-in-law, Arlene Derickson of Windom; and four siblings: Connie (Bob) Barrie of Waseca, Sandy Cassens of Bloomington, Keith (Karen) Anderson of Windom and John Anderson of Cannon Falls.