Judith “Judy” Velthuis, age 80, of Attica, MI died Monday, May 22, 2023 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital of Lapeer, MI. Judith Ann Hall was born August 3, 1942, in Berkley, MI. She is the daughter of the late Donald and the late Mary (Wilson) Hall. Judy grew up in the Berkley and Clawson, MI areas. She is a graduate of Clawson High School, class of 1960. She married Jacob “Jack” Velthuis, Jr. on October 23, 1965, in Auburn Hills, MI. Judy and Jack lived in Troy, Bloomfield, and Rochester, MI before moving to Attica in 1972.
She was mostly a domestic goddess. Judy was employed as a key punch operator/data entry by General Motors for five years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting with friends at the Pincushion in downtown Imlay City, quilling, and was an avid reader. She really disliked modern technology and the internet.
Judy is survived by: her husband, Jacob “Jack” Velthuis, Jr. of Attica; sisters, Judith (Eric) Settle of Missouri and Mary Jane Johnson of Clawson; her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and one great-great nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Mary Hall; and her brother, Donald Hall, Jr.
The family will be available for visitation 2-8 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may direct them to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, MI and Brown Funeral Home of Mayfield, KY.
Please be sure to sign our on-line register at www.muirbrothersfh.com to share condolences and memories with the Velthuis family.
The funeral service is being planned for next week at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, 20 KY-339, Fancy Farm, KY, 42039. Interment will follow at St. Jerome Cemetery. Contact Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY for further details (270) 247-0077.