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Judy M. Brewster

Posted By Winkel Funeral Home On September 25, 2018 @ 4:51 pm In Obituaries | 16 Comments


Judy passed away peacefully, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Wings Home in Allegan surrounded by loved ones.

She was born March 14, 1953 in Kalamazoo the daughter of Donald and Faith (Hill) Sheaffer. Judy graduated from Gull Lake High School in 1971. In her free time she enjoyed reading, trips to the casino, listening to music, doing crafts, fishing and camping. Judy loved being a mother and taking care of her family and all the neighborhood kids who were part of her home.

On September 30, 1972 in Otsego she married Timothy Brewster who survives.

Also surviving are her daughter, Amanda Brewster of Otsego; Vince Sheldon who was like a son; grandchildren, Jordan and Reese Lee both of Otsego; siblings, Michelle (Saul) Lozano, Matthew Sheaffer and Julie Schultz along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, David Sheaffer.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may meet with Judy’s family starting at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the United Methodist Church of Otsego until the time of the memorial service at 12 noon with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Judy may be made to the Wings Home of Allegan.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

Condolences for the family of “Judy M. Brewster”

Condolence from Ellen Radke on September 25th, 2018 5:25 pm

Condolences to Tim and family!!

Condolence from Bonnie Livingston Goodacre on September 25th, 2018 6:12 pm

So sorry for your loss, condolences to family and friends

Condolence from Timothy P. Brewster on September 26th, 2018 9:29 am

Judy and I had a lots of good times together. She liked to fish, camp, ride the motorcycle, travel. Judy an I went on our last ride to the U.P. end of may an the first of June. She got to see people we know up there and when to Cooper Harbor. I am glade that we got to do it.From there her life was short. I loved her.

Condolence from Sue Lindsey on September 26th, 2018 1:54 pm

Tim and family…..so sorry to hear of Judy’s passing….You are in my thoughts and prayers….keep the memories close….Much love to you at this difficult time….

Condolence from Jerry and Judy Shumaker on September 26th, 2018 3:10 pm

To Tim and Family. We are so very sorry for your loss of Judy. May you find comfort in the coming days and months with your special memories and photos, etc. Judy will be missed by many. Our thoughts and sympathy are with all of you. Take care and thank you, Tim, for calling us and letting us know.

Condolence from Kathleen Fisher on September 26th, 2018 7:00 pm

Tim and family,
So sorry to hear of Judy’s passing. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Lloyd Snyder and Kathleen Fisher

Condolence from Lorna & Craig Sisson on September 26th, 2018 10:08 pm

Dear Tim and family, please know you are in our thoughts, hearts and prayers. Hold your wonderful memories close and May God give you His peace.
In His love, Lorna and Craig

Condolence from Rebecca Widger on September 26th, 2018 10:12 pm

To Tim and family! I’m so sad to hear of Judy’s passing. May Loving Memories fill your sorrow with peace and comfort. I have so many memories of our childhood and growing up together, We were almost inseparable from the 3rd grade until our mid twenties… then family and life took over. She may have been a year older but we still did most things together. I remember our neighborhood club house and our 5 cent dues, and a band we were going to have together with my sister Claudia and friend Tamara G. We were going to call it JuJu, Ram, Cam and Tam. We planned to sing Happy Together by The Turtles for a talent show. I believe they canceled the talent show, which may have saved us some embarrassment Judy and I’d roll barrels up and down my driveway and play in the back 40 climbing Old Faithful and tobogganing down Gerlof’s Hill. We’d roller-skate every weekend and spend the summers swimming at her Aunts. Like I said, she was my best buddy. Miss those days of heart to heart talks and long bike rides. I wish you well Judy… always in my memory… until we meet again!

Condolence from Michelle McCloud on September 27th, 2018 2:17 pm

Uncle Tim and family,
So sorry to hear of Aunt Judy’s passing. I have many memories of her and your family in my heart. My favorite time with Aunt Judy was at the St. Margrets bingo on Friday night. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Condolence from Maggie Kling on September 27th, 2018 9:16 pm

I always enjoyed her cinnamon rolls. She and grandma similar taste in reading material. I will miss her.

Condolence from Jane and David Kling on September 28th, 2018 12:43 am

You gave a beautiful tribute of your life together and the love you shared. Judy had a good and kind heart and it definitely showed in the care she showed to your parents and family. May the Lord bless bless you and keep you and give you comfort in the days and weeks to come

Condolence from Randy and Mary on September 28th, 2018 11:44 am

Tim we are so very sorry for your loss

Condolence from Tim and Marcia Quigley on September 29th, 2018 9:53 am

Dear Tim and Family,
We are so saddened to hear of your wife’s passing. Hang onto your memories. And please know that she is now an Angel in Heaven watching over you!

Condolence from John & Diane Glessner on October 1st, 2018 12:47 pm

May God be with you, Tim as you mourn the passing of Judy. She blessed us several times with goodies for our Harvest Bazaar and we so appreciated her kindness. We pray God’s peace and assurance upon you at this sad time. Love you Tim. John & Diane

Condolence from Julie Fisher Jacobusse on October 7th, 2018 12:30 pm

So sorry for your loss. My mom told me about it today. My Grandpa was Roy Sheaffer who was Don Sheaffer’s brother so we are cousins. My mother is Karen Sheaffer Farrell. She named me after Judy’s sister Julie. I have wanted to connect with your family and meet Julie to see my name sake. I would love to hear from your family. I live in Saugatuck, Mi. I am listed on Facebook as Julie Rae Fisher Jacobusse. My cell is: 706-476-0485 and my email is: julie.jacobusse@gmail.com. I teach K-5 Art for Hartford Schools. I know this is hardly the time for a family reunion but would be good to reconnect. I plan on going to the memorial on Oct. 20. Maybe I can meet all of you then. Thanks, Julie

Condolence from Mary Hardy on October 13th, 2018 9:53 pm

So very sorry. Know you and Amanda are in my thoughts, and prayer.
Hugs my long time friend
Mary Edna Hardy
You know my email stay in touch.

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