Judy Mae Kessinger
Normal, IL -Judy Mae Kessinger, 70,
of Normal, passed away at 5:04 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at
Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal surrounded by
her loving family. Funeral services will be held on Monday,
February 04, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church at 12 noon with Senior
Pastor Dr. Ralph Wingate Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held
from 10:00 am until the time of the service on Monday at the
church. Interment will be at Hudson Cemetery in Hudson, IL.
Memorials in Judy's name may be directed to Calvary Baptist Church.
Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home is assisting the family with
Judy was born on April 3, 1942 in
Canton, IL the daughter of Harold and Rosa Donigan Balagna. She
married Windell Kessinger on October 15, 1970 in Bloomington, IL,
Other survivors include her mother:
Rosa Balagna of Peach Tree City , Georgia; seven children: Lisa
(Stan) Wing of Bloomington; Trisa (Rick) Gillard of Bloomington;
Stacy Albright of Normal; Ann (Kenny) Clem of Bloomington; Ty
(Jessie) Kessinger of Hudson; Rick Kessinger of Bloomington; and
Ronna Daugherty of Tucson, Arizona. Also surviving are eleven
grandchildren : Matthew Wing of Springfield, IL; Kalee Wing of
Naperville; Lucas Wing of Normal; Justin Gillard of Carlock; Molly
Gillard of Bloomington; Maggie Gillard of Bloomington; Kyle
Albright of Normal; Cody Clem of Bloomington; Christopher Daugherty
of Phoenix, Arizona; Lyndsey Clem of Bloomington; Alek Kessinger of
Bloomington; three great_grandchildren Kassity, Wyatt, and Anthony;
four siblings: Linda (Dick) Wilkins of Mesa, Arizona; Manas Balagna
of Bedford, Texas; Verkina Parrish of Peach Tree City, Georgia; and
Harold (Sha) Balagna Jr., of Downs.
In addition to her father, Judy was
preceded in death by two sisters and one grandson.
She was employed at General
Electric and played a crucial role in developing and launching the
operation of Creative Slides and Advertising. Later in life she was
employed at the IRS.
Her hobbies included crocheting,
quilting, gardening, and cooking, she was especially known for her
Judy was a member of Calvary
Baptist Church; she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and
will be deeply missed by all.
Online condolences may be sent to
the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.
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