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Judith Conkey

November 20, 1940 — August 15, 2021

Leaf River

Leaf River, IL – Judith Irene Conkey, age 80, died peacefully at her home in Leaf River surrounded by her loving family.  She was born November 20, 1940 in Rockford, Illinois the daughter of Elmer and Ona (Cherry) Norup.  Judy attended Leaf River Schools.  She married Kenneth H. Conkey on May 10, 1968 in Rockford, IL.  Together they lived in Anchorage, Alaska from 1974 – 2001 prior to moving to Leaf River, IL.  She was a member of the Freeport Church of Christ.  Judy was predeceased by her parents, her husband Kenneth, her daughter Peggy Kretsinger, her brother Bill Norup, and her brother-in-law Donald Hunziker.  She is survived by her longtime companion Donald Myers of Adeline, IL, her son Kenneth (Kim) Conkey, Jr. of Roscoe, IL, her daughter Pam Snow of Anchorage, Alaska, her 3 granddaughters; Mandy Puzon of Anchorage, Alaska, Lindsey Conkey of Roscoe, IL, and Stephanie Conkey of Anchorage, Alaska, 2 Great Grandchildren Eliana Roque, and Marquis Parks,  her brother John (Joan) Norup of Crystal River, IL, her 2 sisters; Joan Hunziker of Freeport, IL, and Deb Lambert of Leaf River, IL, her sister-in-law Marie Norup of Leaf River, IL and many nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be held 11:00 am Friday, August 20, 2021 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant Street in Byron, IL with Jeff White from the Freeport Church of Christ officiating.  Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Thursday evening at the funeral home in Byron.  Burial will be in the Byron Cemetery.  A memorial fund is established for the American Cancer Society.  Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com to leave a condolence or memory of Judy.

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home

506 W Merchant St, Byron, IL 61010

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 20, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home

506 W Merchant St, Byron, IL 61010

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