Judith F. Redmond, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Sunday September 27, 2009 at Tendercare in Saginaw.  Age 72 years.  Judith Raft was born January 12, 1937 in Saginaw to the late Frank and Jane (Bunchek) Raft.  Judith had been employed by A.C. Klopf as their bookkeeper for over 20 years and retired in December of 2008.  She was a faithful member of St. Stephens Catholic Church.  Judith is survived by her three children: Lori (Nels) Nasset of Saginaw, Patrick (Julie) Redmond of Hemlock, and Mary Kozicki of Grand Rapids; five grandchildren:  Susan and Nels Nasset, Elizabeth and Leah Redmond, and Alex Redmond; and five great grandchildren: Brandon, Madyson, Trevor, Kaidon and Allyson.  Judith’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of St. Mary’s of Michigan, Tendercare of Saginaw, Dr. Balcueva, Dr. Al-Rejleh and Dr. Rajoulh for all of the wonderful care that they provided.  Judith’s Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 2, 2009 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1310 Malzahn St. Saginaw.  Fr. James G. Heller will officiate with burial in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Thursday, October 1, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, October 2, 2009 at St. Stephen Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. A vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church or St. Mary’s of Michigan Seton Cancer Institute. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.