Louise E. Judd

14 years ago

Judd, Louise E., 76, of Thetford Center, Vt., at Labanon, N.H., on November 19, 2010. Arrangements are in the care of the Knight Funeral Home, White River Jct., Vt.


THETFORD CENTER, Vt.- Louise E. Judd, 76, of Thetford Center died Friday November 19 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born in Woodland (Aroostook County) Maine on August 26, 1934, the daughter of Herbert and Hope (Brown) Ketch. She attended school in Woodland  and graduated from Caribou High School in 1951, at the age of 16. She attended one year at Aroostook State Teachers College in Presque Isle. On October 17, 1952, she was married to John C. Judd Sr. They lived in Shelton, Conn. from 1954-1958, they moved to Norwich, Vt. from 1958-1989, and built their retirement home in Thetford Center, Vt. She worked occasionally at the Union Village, Vt. Post Office and later at the US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, N.H. from 1970 until retiring in 1994. She enjoyed genealogy, embroidery, baking, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, John; one daughter, Deborah Cushman of Union Village, Vt.; two sons, Michael Judd and John Judd Jr. both of Norwich, Vt.; two sisters, Myrtle Post of Story City, Iowa, and Juanita Knowlton of Caribou; four brothers, Richard Ketch of New Sweden, Rev. Dale Ketch of Christiansburg, Va., Rev. Ward Ketch of Schuylkill Haven, Pa. and Philip Ketch of Woodland; four grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Friends called at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt., Tuesday, November 23 from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service was held at the Knight Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 24 at 10 a.m. burial will be at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center, Vt. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Myositis Association, 1737 King Street, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314 or the Thetford Historical Society, PO Box 33, Thetford, VT 05074.