Judith Munson obituary: Judith Munson's Obituary, Junction City

In Memory Of
Judith K. "Judy" Munson
1943 - 2023

Obituary photo of Judith Munson, Junction City-KS
Obituary photo of Judith Munson, Junction City-KS

In Memory Of
Judith K. "Judy" Munson
1943 - 2023

Judith "Judy" K. Munson, 79, of Junction City, passed away on January 7, 2023, while in Hospice Care at Chapman Valley Manor. Visitation will be held at Johnson Funeral Home on Friday, January 13, 2023, from 5pm to 6 pm with Celebration of Life to follow at 6pm. Cremation has taken place, a private family inurnment will be held at a later date at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery, Ellsworth, KS.

Memorials are suggested to the JC Pacesetters (Special Olympics) and Junction City Animal Shelter in c/o Johnson Funeral Home.

She was born on November 21, 1943, Peoria, Illinois to Lucien and Lera (Stewart) Poynter, they later divorced, and she was raised by her mother and step-father, R.H. Johnson.

Judy was a stay-at-home Mom until all three of her daughters started high school and later worked for many years as the night manager of Dairy Queen and also at Gene's IGA both in Ellsworth, KS. Judy loved to bake, loved dogs and doing things for other people. Her greatest love of all other than being a mom was being "Nana" to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their friends.

On July 4, 1962, she married Jerry Munson in Peoria, IL, they later made their home in Ellsworth, KS. Jerry preceded her in death May 14, 2011.

Judy is survived by her two daughters, Sierra K. (Matt) Jackson of Junction City, KS, Stacy (Harvey) Moritz of Chapman, KS; four grandchildren, Mattie Kay Jackson of Manhattan, KS, Jake Jackson of Junction City, KS, Tanner (Emma) Rohr of Olathe, KS, Macie Rohr of Lawrence, KS; two great-granddaughters, Lucy and Charlie Rohr, one great-grandson, Jack Rohr; brother, Gary (Vickie) Poynter of Peoria, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Stefani Starr Munson; her brothers, John, Ronald, and Robert "Bob" Poynter and her sister, Vera Crane.

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Judith "Judy" K. Munson, 79, of Junction City, passed away on January 7, 2023, while in Hospice Care at Chapman Valley Manor. Visitation will be held at Johnson Funeral Home on Friday, January 13, 2023, from 5pm to 6 pm with Celebration of Life to follow at 6pm. Cremation has taken place, a private family inurnment will be held at a later date at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery, Ellsworth, KS.

Memorials are suggested to the JC Pacesetters (Special Olympics) and Junction City Animal Shelter in c/o Johnson Funeral Home.

She was born on November 21, 1943, Peoria, Illinois to Lucien and Lera (Stewart) Poynter, they later divorced, and she was raised by her mother and step-father, R.H. Johnson.

Judy was a stay-at-home Mom until all three of her daughters started high school and later worked for many years as the night manager of Dairy Queen and also at Gene's IGA both in Ellsworth, KS. Judy loved to bake, loved dogs and doing things for other people. Her greatest love of all other than being a mom was being "Nana" to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and their friends.

On July 4, 1962, she married Jerry Munson in Peoria, IL, they later made their home in Ellsworth, KS. Jerry preceded her in death May 14, 2011.

Judy is survived by her two daughters, Sierra K. (Matt) Jackson of Junction City, KS, Stacy (Harvey) Moritz of Chapman, KS; four grandchildren, Mattie Kay Jackson of Manhattan, KS, Jake Jackson of Junction City, KS, Tanner (Emma) Rohr of Olathe, KS, Macie Rohr of Lawrence, KS; two great-granddaughters, Lucy and Charlie Rohr, one great-grandson, Jack Rohr; brother, Gary (Vickie) Poynter of Peoria, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Stefani Starr Munson; her brothers, John, Ronald, and Robert "Bob" Poynter and her sister, Vera Crane.

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Visitation

Friday, January 13, 2023 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS 66441
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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 13, 2023 at 6:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS 66441
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Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (785-762-3131) is assisting the family

Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (785-762-3131) is assisting the family

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