Judith Ann Euken
June 01, 1943 - October 23, 2020
Birthplace: Shenandoah, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 10/28/2020
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 10/29/2020
Bethlehem Lutheran Church

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Judith Ann “Judy” Euken, age 77, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020, at her home. Judy was born June 1, 1943 in Shenandoah, Iowa, the daughter of Boyd and Eva (Cahill) Foster. She graduated from Clarinda High School in 1960 and was united in marriage to Craig Euken on November 12, 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri. They lived in Kansas City, Missouri, Osceola, Iowa, and Shenandoah, Iowa before moving to Red Oak, Iowa, in 1968. Judy worked at Thos. D. Murphy Co. and Kolterman’s Variety Store before starting a thirty-year career with the Red Oak Community Schools retiring in 2005. Judy was a past member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and currently a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She loved gardening, auctions, garage sales, and animals. The things she enjoyed most were her family and friends whom she loved dearly.

Preceding her in death were her parents; sister: Joan Warner; and brothers-in-law: Charlie Warner and Mike Kling. Survivors include her husband: Craig Euken of Red Oak; sons: Mark Euken and wife Teresa of Red Oak and Scott Euken and wife Carol of Omaha, NE; daughters: Sueann French and husband Dale of Red Oak and Meshell Billings and husband Bill of Red Oak; grandchildren: Whitney Grubbs and husband Nolan of Council Bluffs, IA; Bradley Euken of Omaha, NE; Alix Carlson and husband Tony of Red Oak; Jazmin Euken and friend Stephen of Ankeny, IA; McKenna Colvin of Omaha, NE; Chloe Delay and husband Aaron of Council Bluffs, IA; Gabi Pederson and husband Rulin of Sioux City, IA; Gavin French of Norfolk, VA; Jessica DeMarce and husband Rudee of Red Oak; Jake Payne and wife Molly of Red Oak; and Courtney Leinen and husband Nick of Omaha, NE; great grandchildren: Mason, Marshall, Audrey, Ella, Boyd, Porter, Jace, Corbin, Carter, Crew, Cillian, Ava, Ben, and Olivia; sister: Joyce Kling of Fairmont, MN; brother-in-law: Dennis Euken and wife Molly of Middletown, CA; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. There will be open viewing and visitation from Noon until 7 PM on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at a later date in the First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery near Wiota, Iowa. Memorials are suggested to the family of Judy Euken to be used for a memorial to be placed at Inman Elementary School where Judy spent so many years.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Social distancing and masks are required.


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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