Judith Henriksen

Judith “Judy” Arnell Henriksen, 72, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Cranberry Court in Tomah, Wisconsin.

A celebration of Judy's life was Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Riversend Bar in Ontario. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne at a later date. 

Judith Henriksen was born Feb. 10, 1945, to Howard and Anne Marie (Williamson) Henriksen in Luverne.

She married David Graphenteen on Oct. 25, 1969. They later divorced. Judy had two children, Suzann “Sue” and Scott. She spent her working years cleaning houses in the area, Ron and Jean Plueger and Riversend Bar, to name a few. 

Judy's life was her children, grandchildren and great-granddaughter. While she was well, Judy loved going to AA in Oil City. She was also an avid Vikings fan. She was known for her infectious laugh and sense of humor.

She is survived by her children, Suzann (Scott) Poff, Ontario, Wisconsin, and Scott (Julie) Graphenteen, Rockland, Wisconsin; her grandchildren, Brandon (Kim) Carlson, Cashton, Wisconsin, Bridget Carlson, Norwalk, Wisconsin, and Taylor Graphenteen, Ontario, Wisconsin: a great-granddaughter, Tenley Carlson; a brother and sister-in-law, Gar and Elaine Henriksen, Brandon, South Dakota; and a former son-in-law, Mark Carlson. Judy is also survived by the Cranberry Court staff who were her family during her stay there; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Merle and Clair; a sister-in-law, Kay, and a niece, Jill Voyles.

Arrangements were with Torkelson Funeral Home, Tomah, Wisconsin, torkelsonfuneralhome.com

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