Judy K. VanSumeren
Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 with her family by her side, age 61. She was born April 19, 1951 in Kawkawlin to the late Edward and Dorothea (Deller) LaLonde. Judy married Daniel P. VanSumeren on May 2, 1970 and he survives her. She owned and operated Michelle’s Hair Boutique for over 35 years. Judy and Dan also owned and operated Van’s Clean-up Crew for the past ten years. She was a member of the Church of St. Boniface. She enjoyed crafts, knitting and cooking for various activities at church and her family. Judy loved spending time with her beautiful grandchildren. She also made holidays very memorable and special for her family.
Surviving besides her husband, Daniel are five children: Michelle (Robert) Smith, Christopher (fiancé, Amy Boyk) VanSumeren, Amanda (William) Beam, Andrew (girlfriend, Stephanie Ostash) VanSumeren and Eric (girlfriend, Kymber Lynch) VanSumeren, special “son” to Judy, Joshua Lambert, six grandchildren: Lexi, Jordyn and Nolan Smith, Analece, Kaleb and Sophia Beam, three brothers: Duwaine (Marsha), Edward (Fran Panko) and William (Cathy) LaLonde, two sisters: Shirley (Edward) Rajewski and Debra Rowloff, two brothers in-law, Robert Groya and Stan (Janet) VanSumeren, one sister in-law, Kathy VanSumeren, best friend, Jan Lambert and her daughter, Jillian, many nieces and nephews. Judy was predeceased by one sister, Sharron Groya, three brothers in-law: Joseph Rowloff, David VanSumeren and James (Rita) Michalski and one sister in-law, Patricia LaLonde.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10:00am at the Church of St. Boniface. Fr. Dale Orlik will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St.PatrickCemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 11:00am to 8:00pm and at church on Monday after 9:00am. A Parish Vigil Service for Judy will be held Sunday at 7:00pm at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”
The family would like to thank McLaren Emergency Room, 3rd floor 3- East and Bay Area Health Clinic nurses and staff for their kind and compassionate care they extended Judy and her entire family.