Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed awayFriday, December 28, 2012 with her family by her side, age 61. She was bornApril 19, 1951 in Kawkawlin to the late Edward and Dorothea (Deller) LaLonde. Judy married Daniel P. VanSumeren onMay 2, 1970 and he survives her. She owned and operated Michelle’s Hair Boutique for over 35 years. Judy and Dan also owned and operated Van’s Clean-up Crew for the past ten years. She was a member of theChurch ofSt. Boniface. She enjoyed crafts, knitting and cooking for various activities at church and her family. Judy loved spending time with her beautiful grandchildren. She also made holidays very memorable and special for her family.
Surviving besides her husband, Daniel are five children: Michelle (Robert) Smith, Christopher (fiancé, Amy Boyk) VanSumeren, Amanda (William) Beam, Andrew (girlfriend, Stephanie Ostash) VanSumeren and Eric (girlfriend, Kymber Lynch) VanSumeren, special “son” to Judy, Joshua Lambert, six grandchildren: Lexi, Jordyn and Nolan Smith, Analece, Kaleb and Sophia Beam, three brothers: Duwaine (Marsha), Edward (Fran Panko) and William (Cathy) LaLonde, two sisters: Shirley (Edward) Rajewski and Debra Rowloff, two brothers in-law, Robert Groya and Stan (Janet) VanSumeren, one sister in-law, Kathy VanSumeren, best friend, Jan Lambert and her daughter, Jillian, many nieces and nephews. Judy was predeceased by one sister, Sharron Groya, three brothers in-law: Joseph Rowloff, David VanSumeren and James (Rita) Michalski and one sister in-law, Patricia LaLonde.
The Funeral Mass will be celebratedMonday, December 31, 2012at10:00amat theChurchofSt. Boniface. Fr. Dale Orlik will celebrate Mass and interment will follow inSt.PatrickCemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from11:00amto8:00pmand at church on Monday after9:00am. A Parish Vigil Service for Judy will be held Sunday at7:00pmat the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”
The family would like to thank McLaren Emergency Room, 3rd floor 3- East and Bay Area Health Clinic nurses and staff for their kind and compassionate care they extended Judy and her entire family.