Judith Ruth (Simonson) Senor passed away peacefully at her home in New Castle, Colorado, on Dec. 18, 2012. She was born July 19, 1944 in Glenwood Springs, Colo. to Fred and Beatrice Simonson. She grew up and lived her entire life in New Castle.
Judy was a fun-loving, compassionate friend whose generosity touched many lives in her time with us. She could always be found by her laugh while at choir functions volunteering at Kathryn Senor Elementary, and with her friends.
Judith is survived by her husband Jerry; children Monte (Kathi) of New Castle, Colo. and Gerliyn (Brad) of Montrose, Colo.; grandchildren Cameron, Colten, Bryce, Garrett and Katelynn; brother Charles (Scherry) Simonson of New Castle, Colo. and Larry (Virginia) Schmueser of New Castle, Colo. She is preceded in death by her parents and nephew Kirk Simonson. A viewing will be held Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Farnum Holt Funeral Home Chapel in Glenwood Springs. A memorial service will be held at New Castle's Kathryn Senor Elementary School Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at 1 p.m. Immediately following the service the family and friends are invited to share memories of Judy over coffee and desserts. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, South West Affiliate, P.O Box 841125 Dallas, Tx 75284-1125, or Hospice of the valley P.O Box 3768 Basalt, CO 81621.