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Judy Estelle Cressel, of Laquey, Mo., was born July 30, 1941, at Osage, a daughter of Harry Edward and Clare Elvisa (Jordon) Klarer, and departed this life at 7:21 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in the Maries Manor Care Center, Vienna, Mo. She had been in failing health for some time and had attained the age of 72 years and 7 days.

Judy was united in marriage July 31, 1959, at West Point, Ky., to George Francis Cressel.

During her working life, Judy was a devoted housewife and homemaker and was always diligent in providing for the needs of her family. The family had lived near Laquey since 1973.

Those left to mourn the passing of Judy include, her husband, George Cressel, of Laquey; one son and daughter-in-law, Noah and Amanda (Deardeuff) Cressel, Laquey; four daughters and one son-in-law, Naomi and Bob Abraham, Ravenna, Ohio, Neurine Schomer, Durant, Okla., Nanette Loeb, Columbia, Mo. and Natasha Cressel and friend, Brad Frazier, Harrisburg, Mo.; eight grandchildren and one granddaughter-in-law, Marlena Abraham, George Abraham, Josiah and Ashley Schomer, Contessa Marmouget, Chad Stuart, Ben Loeb, Alexia Cressel, and Jaden Cressel; one great-grandson, Saxon Schomer; brother and sister-in-law, Max and Karen Klarer, Ogema; sister, Jill Klarer, Pequot Lakes; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Eugene Klarer and Gary Klarer; and one sister, Carol Worrnel.

Judy's family and friends will gather at a later occasion to remember her life at a service of rememberance.

Arrangements were by the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes with correspondence to the family in memory of Judy Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, P.O. Box EE, Dixon, Missouri 65459.

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