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Judy Lawson

July 4, 1956 — October 29, 2017

Judy Lawson

Judy Lawson, 61, of Thompson, Iowa died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel 505 North Clark St., Forest City, with James Fank officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Thursday.

Burial will take place at Madison Township Cemetery in Forest City.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed the Judy Lawson memorial fund in care of the family.

Judy Lawson was born July 4, 1956 in Buffalo Center, Iowa the daughter of Richard L. and Betty (Wibben) Countryman. She attended school and graduated from Titonka High School in 1974. She was married to David Price in 1979, to this union two sons, Adam and Andy were born, they later divorced. Judy was then married to Harold Swenson in 1992 until his death in 2007. Judy remarried Leonard Lawson on September 13, 2008, they were currently residing in Thompson, Iowa.

Judy worked at Exceptional Opportunities early on and then as a CNA for many care centers and hospitals through the years in the area, she then went to work at Fleetguard in security until her retirement.

Judy enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing and she was known for making stocking hats that she gave to local churches and homeless shelters for those in need. Judy had a big heart and loved all her family and especially cherished the times she spent with them. She also loved woodworking and also cooking and baking for her family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Judy is survived by her husband, Leonard of Thompson; children, Adam (Kate) Price of Leland, Andy (Dayna) Price of Lakota, Misty (Todd) Juveland of Forest City, Brian (Renae) Swenson, Randy Lawson, Andrew Lawson, Travis (Laurie) Lawson, Larry (Jennifer) Lawson and Sara Beyer; grandchildren, Kelsi and Kaden Holt, Benjamin Price and Bjorn, Johanna and Annika Juveland, Tyler and Darian Swenson, Landon Lawson, Leighton and Jase Lawson, Keagen Lawson, Michael Lawson and Miranda Rodriguez, Mariah and Malaki Beyer; siblings, Richard Countryman, Denny Countryman and Penny Peterson and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Swenson in 2007.
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Visitation

Thursday, November 2, 2017

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Main Office

760 Center Avenue, Garner, IA 50438

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Service

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Main Office

760 Center Avenue, Garner, IA 50438

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