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Judith Wolsky

Judith Wolsky, age 67, of Carrington, ND, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at her home.

Judith Ann Hill was born on May 17, 1949, in Carrington, ND, the daughter of Benjamin and Martha (Hoppe) Hill. She grew up in Carrington and graduated from Carrington High School in 1967. After high school Judith went to Dakota College at Bottineau (School of Forestry) and graduated in 1969, and then attended and graduated from Mayville (Mayville State University) in 1971.

She was united in marriage to James Berube in 1970. One daughter Tracy was born to this union in 1972, later they divorced.

Judith took her first teaching job in Dunseith in 1971, and taught 5th grade. Throughout her teaching years she taught Junior High Math in Belcourt. In 1975, she taught Senior High Math and Girls Physical Education in Gwinner and Forman. Judith was united in marriage to James Wolsky on May 16, 1975, in Britton, SD. Together they formed a family with their two children, Jim and Tracy.  Judith also coached Cheerleading, B-Squad Girls Basketball in Forman, as well as Gymnastics during the summer in Gwinner, ND. During her teaching years, Judith was nominated for Teacher of the Year and was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching in 1986. She retired from teaching in 2004, and they moved back to Carrington.

She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids, and enjoyed golfing, reading, fishing, hunting, gardening and visiting with family and friends.

 Judith is survived by her husband James “Butch”, Carrington; children Jim (Sue) Wolsky, Carrington, Tracy (Brad) Buckmeier, West Fargo; grandchildren Lane and Lily Bea Buckmeier; sisters Loretta (Bob) Hektner, St. George, UT, Joanne Bohnet, Frisco, TX, Linda Varty, Minot; a brother Robert (Kathy) Hill, Bottineau; as well as many nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ben and Martha; and one brother Richard.

 

PRAYER SERVICE:

Friday (March 3rd) at 7PM in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington

FUNERAL SERVICE:

Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND

DATE AND TIME:

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00AM

BURIAL:

Carrington Cemetery


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Name: Robert Lee

Date: 3-3-17

Message: This is horrible sad to hear.  Judy was the greatest teacher.  She was genuine and could inspire us to do our best.  I loved going to her classes in 1981 and 82 at Sargent Central which is very rare for a farmboy.  I remember when I graduated I was so so sad because I could never set foot in her class again.  My sympathies to her family.

 

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Name: Victor & Loretta Lambrecht

Date: 3/3/2017

Message: We send you our condolences on the loss of your wife and children's mother.  I am in a cycle of Chemo or we would have came for the funeral.  Sorry she was so young yet.   

Victor

 

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Name: Joanne Bohnet

Date: 3/3/2107

Message: Butch, you know if I wasn't laying in this hospital bed, I would be there. As for my little sister I took her a lot of places and we did a lot of things together and we became very close.  I will always have fond memories of growing up with Judy and taking her wherever she wanted to go. When I get home I will call you.

Love, Joanne

 

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Name: Bob Leopoldt

Date: 3/3/17

Message: Butch and family, So sorry to hear of Judy's passing.  She was such a fun and thoughtful person.  I know she was a great teacher and would have been loved and inspirational to her students.

 

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Name: Sheila Durbin Dunn

Date: 03032017

Message: My condolences to Butch and the Wolsky/Hill family.  Growing up in Carrington, I remember Judy as a beautiful, tall, fun-loving girl.  She always had a big smile on her face and was full of fun.  I can imagine her in her classroom, as a "grown-up", totally relating to the students in her care, teaching them lessons from the textbook and preparing them for life. How lucky they were to have her as a role model!

 

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Name: Jane Harmon

Date: 3-3 -17

Message: Butch & family,

Sending you much love as you mourn the loss of Judy. I remember her smile and energy. We were in every class together in elementary school (both HS) and I can still see the glint in her eye and hear her great laugh! Things were never boring around Judy!

Jane

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Name: Cathy (Wettlaufer) Getzlaff

Date: 3-2-2017

Message: I am so saddened to hear of Judy's illness and death.  Judy and I shared many memories from our college days and being roommates for two years, memories I will never forget. In your memories may you find comfort; in your friends and family may your find love; and, in your heart may you find the strength to help you through this very sad time.  Thinking of you.

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Name: Corrine Haussler

Date: March 2,2017

Message: Judy was my co-worker and good friend.  She was a most delightful person and would raise my spirits daily on our way to school. Heaven has gained wonderful angel.  May she rest in peace

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Name: Tom Ihringer

Date: 3/2/2017

Message: Butch, my fondest memory of Judy was her great smile and laugh. I will always remember talking to both Judy and you on the corner of your yard in Carrington. It was so much fun visiting about our early days growing up together. There was no doubt your marriage was full of happiness and always included plans for that next fishing trip.

All my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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Name: Alan Friedrich

Date: 2 Mar 2017

Message: Jim,

So sorry to hear of Judy's passing, She was such a wonderful person, it was a pleasure to know her. My prayers are with you and your family at your time of loss.

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Name: Sue (Lee) Miller

Date: 3/2/2017

Message: Although I have not seen Judy for many years  ( we went to high school together) I have very fond memories of her.  I'm very sorry for your loss and send my deepest sympathy.

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Name: Joann (VandeHoven) Settelmeyer

Date: 3/2/2017

Message: Linda and family, so sorrow for your loss.

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Name: Phyllis Wyum

Date: 3/2/2017

Message: It was a privilege to have known and worked with Judy. She was always professional, and she achieved that complex balance between caring and tough love with her students. I will always be grateful for her insight and friendship which guided me through my first years of teaching at Sargent Central. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

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Name: Joanne Herron

Date: 3-2-2017

Message: So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. We saw her a few years back and shared great memories of living on Central Avenue in the Sixties. Sincere sympathies from the Johnson family (Joanne, Sandy, Pat, Mike and Mark)

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Name: Karin Dewey

Date: 3/2/17

Message: Mrs. Wolsky was so much more than a beloved math teacher and cheerleading coach. She helped me get through a rough season and mentored me through "Life 101."  I will always be profoundly thankful for her nuggets of wisdom and advice. She had an enormous impact on me and will be greatly missed!

 

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Name: Judy Hafner Bussell

Date: 3/1/2017

Message: Butch and family, I am so sorry for your loss.  Love you both and will keep you in our prayers.

 

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Name: Roger Zink

Date: 3/1/2017

Message: Butch and family, so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. You have our sincere condolences.

 

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Name: Roger Zink

Date: 3/1/2017

Message: Butch and family, so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. You have our sincere condolences.

 

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Name: Nanette McQuarie

Date: 3-1-17

Message: My condolences to your family. Mrs Wolsky was one of my favorite teachers. She was a wonderful person and many good memories were created in her class. May God comfort you during this difficult time

 

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Name: Jennifer Anhorn

Date: March 1, 2017

Message: My deepest sympathies.  Judy was a wonderful teacher-she has touched many lives.  May all of you be surrounded by God's grace.

~Jennifer Anhorn

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Name: Jane Kallberg Cody

Date: 03/01/2017

Message: Butch and family, My sincere condolences.  I so loved Judy's infectious laugh and beautiful smile. 

 

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Name: Lefty Sorum

Date: 3/1/2017

Message: Butch and Family - So very sorry to hear that Judy passed away. I always enjoyed visiting with Judy and other Wolsky family members if we were at Jerry and Lois's home in Grand Forks.  Wish I lived closer, I would be at the service.  May God give all of you the strength to move forward in the weeks to come.  Lefty

 

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Name: Connie Herman & Brad Rinas

Date: 3-1-17

Message: Judy was a wonderful person and an awesome teacher!  It's been quite a few years since we taught with her at Sargent Central but she has always remained one of the very best teachers we've  had the opportunity to work with.  So sorry for your loss.

 

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Name: Gary Elken

Date: 3/1/17

Message: Butch and family, I am sorry for your loss. Everybody loved Judy.


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