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Judith Rickinger

September 21, 1931 — July 14, 2019

Judith Ann Rickinger, age 87, of Redgranite formerly of Menomonee Falls, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Theda Care Medical Center in Waupaca.

She was born Sept. 21, 1931 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Stanley and Benedytka (Korotko) Zurawski. She married Frank J. Rickinger III on Jan. 31, 1953. He preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 2018.

Judith and her late husband resided in Menomonee Falls for many years where she was employed at Gimbels at the Mayfair Mall. She first worked in displays and later in the furniture department for 28 years. She enjoyed making handmade christening outfits and handstitched quilts. She will be fondly remembered for her love of animals.

She is survived by two children, John (Laura) Rickinger, Waukesha, Lisa (David) Hoehne, Redgranite; three grandchildren, John (Jennifer) Rickinger, Marshfield, Rachel (Justin) Weinberg, Ann Arbor, MI, Sonja (Tim) Liston, Milton; three great grandchildren, Erin and Rianne Rickinger, and Samuel Liston; one sister, Carol O’Marro, Mequon; two brothers, Bruce (Louise)  Zurawski, Wauwatosa, Craig (Sharon) Zurawski, Mequon; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Zurawski, Wauwatosa, Rosemary Schmit, Grafton. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Rita, Audrey and Joan, and by two brothers, Donald and Stan.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Chimes at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield. Visitation will be held on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. If desired, memorials to your favorite animal shelter would be appreciated.

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