Judith Johnston Winikka
Judith Johnston Winikka
  • February 6, 1939 - April 21, 2017
  • Mesa, Arizona

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Judith "Judy" Johnston Winikka
Born Feb 6th, 1939 to Bernard & Vivian in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Judy went home to heaven on April 21, 2017, her 3 children were with her.
Judy grew up in Michigan, she moved to Arizona in 1952. She and Carl met in 1962, and were married on August 8, 1964. They were married 33 years until Carl's passing on October 24th, 1996.
She is predeceased by her parents, Bernard & Vivian, and her sister, Nancy Briggs. She is survived by her three children; John and his wife, Liliane, Debby and her partner, Beth, and Mary and her husband, Gary. Her three grandchildren were the loves of her life, Hannah, Nicholle, & Jude. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Vernita. She cherished her two brothers-in-law, Robert Winikka, who passed in 2002, and Philip Briggs. Judy leaves behind her nieces: Janis, Pam, Beth, Marla, Brenda, & Roni, great nieces, Anja, Heather, Eli, Laura, Payton, Annie, and one great-great niece, Ada. She was also very proud of her nephews: Kurt, Dan R, Dan W, Mark, Steve, Chris, and great nephews, Kai, Ben, Christian, Cameron, Simon, Brian, Nicholas & Colby.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Judy's name to Arizona Hospice of the Valley, or Maricopa County Animal Care & Control, or even better, stop and help a lost dog, foster, or adopt one forever. She was never without a dog in her life, they meant so much to her.
Arrangements have been made by AL Moore Grimshaw Mortuary 710 W Bethany Home Rd. Please go to www.almoore-grimshaw.com to sign the guestbook, and share a memory for the family.
The service will be held at Mountain View Christian Church located at 2927 E Campbell Ave Phx, AZ 85016 on Saturday, April 29th at 1pm.