Judith M. “Judy” Shook, age 80, of Crystal Lake, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the Oceana County Medical Care Facility in Hart.
She was born October 8, 1939 in Muskegon to Herman and Dorothy (Sanford) Krager. Judy was raised in Ferry and moved to Shelby upon marrying Milan “Johnny” Bender on June 7, 1958. She lived in Shelby many years and had attended New Era Bible Church and Shelby Wesleyan Church.
Judy was employed at Hart Hospital, at Dr. Tracy’s office and later at Dr. Och’s office before her retirement. Johnny passed away in 1994. She married Evan Shook who also preceded her in death in 2012. Judy was active in the Child Evangelism Fellowship and also had volunteered at the Oceana County Medical Care Facility.
She is survived by her children, Susan Ronning, Carol (Randy) Leslie and Michael (Laura) Bender; her brother, Tim (Dawn) Krager; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Besides her husbands and her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her infant son, Douglas, her sister, Connie Kludy, brothers, Herman Krager, Jr., Pat Krager and Dan Krager, a grandson and a great-grandson.
Private graveside services were held at Mount Hope Cemetery in Shelby. Please consider the American Diabetes Association, 20700 Civic Center Drive #100, Southfield, MI 48076 or the Alzheimers Association, 564 S. Main Street, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 as a memorial.
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