Judith Ann (Blue) Vanderbosch, age 81, of Garrett passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 surrounded by her family at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Vanderbosch was born on August 19, 1939 in Edgerton, Ohio to Lafayette and Edith (Meyer) Blue.
She married Henry Vanderbosch on August 30, 1958 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn. He resides in Garrett.
Judy worked at several places over the years. Her first job was at Staman’s Drug Store in Auburn. She was then the manager of the Shine Shoe Store in Auburn. Other jobs included the J. E. Ober Elementary School in Garrett where she was a teacher’s aide and playground supervisor, Garrett High School guidance office where she was the secretary and the Garrett State Bank where she worked as a teller. Judy retired from Electric Motors and Specialties in Garrett where she was an administrative assistant to Judy Morrill.
She was very active in her community and her church. Judy was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Garrett. She was also a member of Tri Kappa in Auburn, a past officer of Business and Professional Women in Garrett, a past officer of the Garrett Fire Department Auxiliary, a past officer of St. Joseph’s Rosary Society and a member of St. Joseph’s Home and School Association. Judy also loved spending time with her family, she was a wonderful wife, mom and grandma. She will be greatly missed!
Her husband; Henry “Hank” Vanderbosch of Garrett.
Daughter and son-in-law; Kathy and Jim Mettert of Auburn.
Son and daughter-in-law; Brian and Gwen Vanderbosch of Garrett.
7 grandchildren and their spouses; Ryan and Marissa Mettert of Auburn, Kassandra Mettert and Cody Gerig of Woodburn, Kandice and Scott Burns of Fort Wayne, Tim Somerlott of Angola, Ashlee Vanderbosch, Alison Vanderbosch and Andrew Vanderbosch all of Garrett.
5 great grandchildren; Oakley Mettert, Grayson Mettert, Sebastian Burns, Elias Burns and Sophia Burns.
Brother and sister-in-law; William and Mary Blue of Mobile, Alabama.
Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Dr. Leonard and Judy Vanderbosch of Mead, Washington.
Many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her father-in-law and her mother-in-law; Louis and Mildred (Slusher) Vanderbosch.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn. Additional visitation will be held prior to the funeral mass on Saturday morning at the church from 9:00 to 10:00 AM.
A Rosary service will be held at the end of visitation on Friday at 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home.
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 300 West Houston Street in Garrett.
Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Garrett.
Memorial Donations may be made to St. Martins Healthcare Services, 1359 South Randolph Street, Garrett, Indiana 46738, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and School 300 West Houston Street, Garrett, Indiana 46738 and Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 West 300 North, Albion, Indiana 46701.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.
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