Judith Diane (Jerome) Simonson of Pardeeville, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the age of 77.
Judy was united in marriage to Alan Simonson May 11, 1963 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Portage and celebrated 57 years together. Judy worked at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage from 1961 to 1968. Judy and Alan purchased the Gamble Store in Columbus in 1968. After running a successful business for ten years, they sold it in 1978. She and Alan relocated to Portage and opened the Simonson Insurance Agency from 1984 to 2017. Judy and Alan traveled to many foreign countries. She also enjoyed cruising, motorcycling, and playing the slots. She also loved having coffee with her best friends.
Survivors include her husband Alan C. Simonson; children Steven, Kristine, Robert (Peggy), and Kimberly Shortreed; brothers and sisters Hayden (Sally) Jerome, Gretta (Harlan) Simonson, Neil (Kathy) Jerome, and Susan (Martin) Sanders; grandchildren Brandon and Bretton Pounders, Kyle (Emily) Simonson, Donovan (Lindsay) Simonson, Mitchell Simonson, Zachary Simonson, Alissa and Brielle Shortreed; great grandchildren Draek, Ty, Madalynne, Alexis, Angel, Easton, Ava, and Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her parents Wilfred and Magdalyn (Leahy) Jerome; brothers Robert, Delbert, Howard and Dwight Jerome, and great granddaughter Morgan Pounders.
Per Judys’ wishes, no memorial services will be held. Memorials or cards may be sent to W7379 White Oak Run, Pardeeville, WI 53954.
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