Judy Marie Finders, 68, of Raymore, MO passed away July 13 in De Soto, Kan.
Judy was born Nov. 17, 1947 in St. Louis County to Wade and Ann Marie (Bilyeu) Helton. She graduated from Northwest High School in St. Louis, Mo. Judy married Mike Finders Sept. 10, 1977. She lived in Eldon, Mo, moved to Gardner Lake in the 70’s and in 2012 moved to Raymore, Mo. Judy was a homemaker who was the best mother ever and loved her grandchildren like they were her own. Judy was a phone call away for any of her family and friends. She enjoyed antiquing, swimming and camping. Judy especially enjoyed the time at their lake home. She was an avid reader and enjoyed garage sales. Judy will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and the love of her life, husband, Mike Finders in 2010. Judy is survived by children: Jody Finders, De Soto, Kan, Michael Finders, De Soto, Kan, Brandy and Alan Schaefer, Raymore, Mo, Chrissy and Jason King, De Soto, Kan and stepdaughter, Jolonda Sparks, Mapleton, Kan; 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and one on the way; brothers, Ralph and wife Mary Jo Helton, High Ridge, Mo, Larry Helton, House Springs, Mo and sister, Eileen Whitker, High Ridge.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 Mon., July 18, 2016 at Antioch Cemetery, Spring Hill, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.