Judy Christensen, 65, of Wassilla, Alaska, passed away Dec. 15, 2010, of a heart attack. She was born Dec. 13, 1945, in Maple Park.
She graduated from Kaneland High School in 1963 and went to school to become a beautician. She married Gary Williams of Elburn.
They had a daughter, Karen.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Stephan; a grandson, Cole Stephan, of Wassilla, Alaska; a brother, Philip Christensen; her mother, Mable Christensen, both of Bangkok; her step-grandmother, Loretta Christensen of DeKalb; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, Burdette Christensen; her grandparents, Charlie and Lillie Christensen, and George and Maude Montgomery.
A memorial service is being held this week in Wassilla, Alaska. Her remains are being shipped to Illinois. A burial and memorial service will be held at a later date.