Walter E. Judd (Age 90)
Walt passed away on April 26th, 2021. He was born to Clarence and Dora Judd on January 6th, 1931 in Claremore, Oklahoma. The Judd family moved to Arizona and California before Walt joined the Airforce in 1951. He was stationed at Fort George Wright. During this time, he met the love of his life Mary Hinch and they were married on August 22nd, 1953 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They enjoyed almost 68 years of marriage. Dad and Mom have been members of St Charles Catholic Church for 67 years.
Walt worked 35 years at Kaiser Aluminum Mead retiring in 1985. While at Kaiser he served as an officer for Local 329. After his retirement he stayed busy with his stump grinding business and working for Diamond Parking. Dad enjoyed working in his yard, picking raspberries, and attending all his kids and grandkids sporting events and activities. Family vacations to Canada, Arizona, California and Oregon Coast were summer highlights, as were family camping at local lakes.
Walt’s family was the greatest joy of his life. He was a very proud dad, grandpa and great grandpa. Visits from his grandchildren and great grandchildren added fun and excitement to his life. He was well loved and respected by his family and all who knew him.
Walt was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Harold and Richard and his sisters Beulah, Pauline, and Katherine. Survived by his wife Mary. His children, Linda (Jerry) Enterprise, Oregon, Dan (LuAnn), Rich (Teri), Donna (Stan), Chris (Scott) all of Spokane. Grandchildren, Brianna(Aaron), Ashley(George), Kyle(Aleesha), Joe(Rebecca), Haley, Jarrod, Cameron, Melissa (Damian) and 12 Great grandchildren. His brother Allen Judd, Phoenix, AZ and sister Jean Parsons, Prescott, AZ. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St Charles Catholic Church.
A Visitation and Rosary Service will be held at Hennessey Funeral Home in Spokane, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 5 to 7pm, Rosary to begin at 6pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St Joseph's Church in Colbert on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12pm. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, following Walter’s Funeral Mass.
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