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Rohwedder, Judy J. (1945-2009)


Posted By: Kim Sorgenfrey (email)
Date: 8/29/2023 at 09:06:51

Judy J. Rohwedder

Hometown: Wyoming, Iowa
April 27, 1945 - May 22, 2009

Judy Jo Oldorf was born April 27, 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Melvin and Jean
(Vandeberg) Oldorf. She grew up on a farm outside of Stanwood, Iowa and graduated from Lincoln
High School. She married Thomas Lee Rohwedder on November 16, 1963 and resided on the
Rohwedder family farm outside of Wyoming. Tom & Judy moved into Wyoming in 2005. Judy had
been actively involved in the church, serving on many committees, as well as serving as a Bible
School and Sunday School teacher.

Judy loved traveling with her husband in their motorhome, and was happy to achieve her dream of
visiting 48 states, Canada and Mexico. She also enjoyed taking pictures and spending time with her
family and friends. Judy was a strong, sweet, selfless person who was dearly loved by her family and friends, and whose courage was admired by all who knew her. She will be deeply missed.

Surviving are Judy’s husband of 45 years, Tom; her mother, Jean Oldorf of Clarence; children, Kim
(Jerry) Sorgenfrey of Wyoming and Noelle (Damon) Vaughn of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren,
Kayla (Andrew) Buck, Cameron Sorgenfrey, Christopher Chester, and Jozie Vaughn; her mother-in-law, Hazel Rohwedder of Anamosa; a brother-in-law, Lonnie (Shirley) Rogers; two sisters-in-law,
Donna Oldorf and Jean (Royce) Schneider; and six nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by
her father, Melvin Oldorf in 1994, her brother, Dennis Oldorf in 2005, her sister-in-law, Judy Rogers
in 1993, her granddaughter, Lilly Vaughn in 2006, and her father-in-law, Richard Rohwedder in

Judy J. Rohwedder, 64, of Wyoming, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, at her home,
surrounded by her family, after a courageous 16 year battle with cancer.

Celebration of Life Service: May 26, 2009 at Zion American Lutheran Church, Wyoming, Iowa.

Burial: Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa.


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