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Judith Stegmaier

October 29, 1938 — June 20, 2022

Morton

Judith Stegmaier

MORTON – Judith A. Stegmaier, 83, of Morton, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living in Morton.

She was born on October 29, 1938, in Peoria, Ill. to David and Clara (Rechsteiner) Rocke. She married Richard Stegmaier in Peoria, Ill., on January 11, 1958. He preceded her in death on May 24, 2000. She was also preceded in death by one great-grandson, Colton Christopher Herring; and two brothers-in-law, Harold Pfeifer and Roy Frietsch.

Surviving are three daughters, Lynne (John) Horn of Morton, Ruth (Todd) Abney of Morton, and Sharon (Mark) Unsicker of Hopedale; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one baby Unsicker on the way in December; three siblings, Vivian Pfeifer, Steven (Karen) Rocke and Carol Frietsch; and several nieces and nephews.

Judith was a nurse for 39 years and a realtor for over 25 years. She volunteered for 1,000 runs with American Cancer Society.

Judith was a member of Advent Lutheran Church in Morton.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Advent Lutheran Church in Morton with Pastor Dennis O’Brien and Pastor John Rothfusz officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton. Further visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, one hour prior to the service beginning at 9 a.m. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Advent Lutheran Church or Traditions Hospice.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Judith Stegmaier, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Visitation

Thursday, July 7, 2022

9:00 - 9:45am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 7, 2022

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