Julia “Judy” Pastelak (100) passed away on September 14, 2018 at her home in Hudson, Colorado. Judy was born on April 6, 1918 in Brighton, Colorado to Maude and Martin Fennelly. Judy was married to Steve A. Pastelak on February 24, 1942 in Kimball, Nebraska.
Judy graduated in 1936 from Brighton High School. After high school she worked as a phone operator, she also helped to operate and maintain the family farm. Judy was a member of the Homemaker Club of Hudson, Colorado. She loved to work in her flower gardens. She enjoyed traveling and taking her grandchildren camping. She did family Thanksgiving dinners for over 60 years. She loved to cook and forever will be known as a great cook. Living by herself until she turned 96, she loved to dance to the Big Band Music at Elitch’s and Tonville Grange.
She is survived by her son Steve (Monika) Pastelak of Keenesburg, Colorado; brother Jack (Molly) Fennelly of Cheyenne, Wyoming; 3 grandchildren Suzanne (Wayne), Dianne (Rob), Dale (Pam); 8 great-grandchildren Cody, Kaitlyn, Garret, Nicole, Patty, Sarah, Zarchary, and Justin.
She is preceded in death by both parents, brothers Eddie and Jerry, and her husband Steve Pastelak in 1993.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10 am at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.
Contributions can be made to Halcyon Hospice.
Arrangements made by Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home
75 South 13th Avenue
Brighton, Colorado 80601
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