Reiff Funeral Home
Judith A. Simon
(June 23, 1958 - June 14, 2012)
Judith A. Simon, 53, of 1951 162nd Ave, Manchester, IA passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:20 a.m. at the Univ. of IA Hospital and Clinic, surrounded by her family.
Services will be held at 12:30 p.m., Monday, June 18, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Farley, IA, with Rev. Dennis Cain officiating. Burial will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Farley, IA.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Farley, Iowa where a wake service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friends may also call after 10:00 a.m., Monday at the Funeral Home.
Judith was born June 23, 1958 in Dubuque, IA, daughter of John Bell and Helen (Kirpes) Bell Naber. She was a 1976 graduate of Western Dubuque High School. She married the love of her life , Martin A. Simon on April 18, 1980. Marty was her best friend and soul mate who was her devoted caregiver throughout her illness.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Marty Simon of Manchester, IA; two daughters, Kelly (Todd) Dighton of Davenport, IA, and Katey Simon of Cedar Rapids, IA; her precious grandson “Handsome“ Harrison George Dighton; her sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Mary Kay Wolfe of Clinton, IL, Anna Mae (Glen) Hardin of Peosta, IA, George (Dorann) Simon, Jean Ann Neyen, Donna (Joseph) Daly, Lois (Paul) Rauen, Roger (Darlene) Simon, Betty, Connie, and Sandy Simon all of Farley, IA; 3 sisters and 2 brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her step father, Henry Naber, and her Mother and Father-in-law, George and Mary Simon; brother-in-laws, Richard Wolfe and Robert Neyen.
A Judith Simon memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com
A special thanks to the Drs. And Nurses at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for their support, care and kindness shown to Judy and her family throughout her illness. Thanks to Regional Medical Home Care. Also thanks to Rockwell Collins and their employees for their love and support. A special thank you to the Simon Family for the love and companionship shown to Judy throughout her journey.
A Mother holds her children’s hands for a while….Their hearts forever.