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“Sending our love and support to you during this difficult time. Judy was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. You are in our hearts,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Bill and Jeanne Brooks - WI

“Jill and FamilyMy heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Mom. May you find comfort knowing how precious Judy was to those of us she had the chance...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Welker - McFaralnd, WI

“Fun loving classmate ”
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“My prayers and sympathy to the family of Judy Benz. I knew Judy when we were in the BPW Club in Sun Prairie. We found out we had relatives in...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Zeman Omata - AZ - Friend

“So sorry to hear that Judy has passed. She was such a sweet lady, and we always enjoyed visiting with her at Bill's Christmas party. Our...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Denise & Rich Stoker - Chilton, WI

“Meeting Judy through the marriage of her daughter to my son, was the beginning of a new friendship. The two families grew to spend a lot of times...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Norma Schultz - Arlington, WI

“We met Judy when John was at Prairie State Bank. and became friends. Such a fun person to be around. . Always full of fun and mischief. Jerome came...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: John and Rose Boehnen - Huntley, IL

“Beautiful picture of a beautiful woman. Oh that smile. Glad she's comfortable & likely already causing a ruckus with Jerome, Gerry, Lori, &...Read More »
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Darlene "Judy" Benz, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday December 31, 2018 in Sun Prairie. She was born to Joseph and Gerda (Hermanson) Mickelson on January 21, 1939 on the family farm in Sun Prairie. She married Jerome Benz on January 18, 1958 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Sun Prairie.
Judy was a very kind and giving person, who always had a smile and a thank you. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and volunteered her time to many local organizations throughout her life. Judy was a lifelong member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, and worked over 25 years as a personal banker retiring from M & I Bank.
She is survived by; 2 children, Jill (Michael) Schultz of Sun Prairie, Bryan (Sally) Benz of Evansville, 3 grandchildren, Bryce Benz, Pyper and Aslyn Schultz; 2 sisters Norma Birkinbine and JoAnn (Tom) Loftus; and brothers-in-law Don Johnson and Hank Pulsfus.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and 2 sisters Gerry Johnson and Lori Siegert-Pulsfus.
A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 550 Lincoln Drive in Sun Prairie. Pastor Tim Hansen will preside. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. Private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Agrace Hospice or the charity of your choice. A special thank you to all friends, family and staff of New Perspective who gave extra love and support.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400