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Judith "Judy" A Norden

October 26, 1942 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 75)

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November 3, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
November 4, 2017

11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Judith Ann "Judy" Norden, 75, of Defiance, passed away on  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Toledo Hospital.  
She was born on October 26, 1942 to Paul and Lolita "Minnie" (Peterson) Wagner in Defiance. She was a 1960 graduate of Defiance High School. On January 4, 1965 she married Ronald Norden, who resides in Defiance. Judy was a member of  St. John Lutheran Church. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 
Judy will be sadly missed by her loving spouse of 52 years, Ronald Norden, her mother, Minnie Wagner of Defiance, her children, Gary (Cheryl) Norden of Belleville, MI,  Jeff Leys of Saline, MI,  Julie (Julian) Lamas of Allen Park, MI, Kim (Brad) Buchholz of Defiance, and Kevin (Lynda) Norden of Defiance, godson and nephew, Derek Wagner of Texas, eight grandchildren; Kristy Kinzel, Jani (Robert) George, Andrea (Jeff) Schaffer, Daniel Norden, Anastasia Lamas, and Issac Lamas, all of Michigan, Lani (Josh) Robinson of Kokomo, IN, and Jonathon Norden of Defiance,  seven great-grandchildren, and a brother, David Wagner (Ann Cramb) of Ayersville. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul F. Wagner.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 4th at Schaffer Funeral Home,  with Rev. Donald L. Luhring officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Memory Gardens. 
Memorials are suggested to CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center, or Ft. Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at


Charitable donations may be made to:

CHP Defiance Area Hospice Inpatient Center
6825 St Rt 66, Defiance, OH 43512,
Tel: 419-782-4131

Fort Defiance Humane Society
7169 State Route 15 N • PO Box 2 • Defiance, Ohio 43512,
Tel: 419-658-2298

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