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Judith L. Pinske April 3, 1940 - May 1, 2013

Judith L. Pinske April 3, 1940 - May 1, 2013

NEW LONDON - Judith L. Pinske, 73 of New London, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Paynesville Area Hospital. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Johnson Funeral Home in New London. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery in New London.

Judith LaRae Pinske was born on April 3, 1940 in Park River, North Dakota, the daughter of Wilbur and Mabel (Olson) Fitzsimonds. She grew up in North Dakota. On June 9, 1956, Judith was united in marriage to Robert Pinske in Osage, Iowa. They made their home in Fargo, Washington and Minneapolis before moving to central Minnesota. They later divorced. In 1976 she met her longtime companion, Donald Ivy and they made their home in New London.

She is survived by sons, Robert (Rebecca) Pinske of Spicer, Mike (Brenda) Pinske of Paynesville, daughters, Pam Loge of New London, Linda Pinske of Lake Lillian, Deb (Roger) Ellingson of New London, Tanya Scheffler of Eden Valley; 13 grandchildren: 15 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alyce Lahd, James (Sandy) Fitzsimonds, Connie (Dick) Olson, Donald (Lorretta) Fitzsimonds and David Fitzsimonds.

Judith was preceded in death by companion, Donald Ivy; grandchildren, Shane Michaud, Jordan Pinske and Angela Dotseth; parents; step-father, Louis Wellen and brothers, John, Laverne and Bill.