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Judy (VanSteenwyk) Kopesky

March 31, 1950 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 72)

Obituary

Judy Kopesky, 72, of Hackensack, passed away on June 2, 2022, in Brainerd.  Judy was born March 31, 1950, in Bemidji to Verlyn & Dorothy (Geving) VanSteenwyk. On December 31, 1967, she married Bruce Kopesky in Walker. After their marriage they lived in Germany before making their home in Hutchinson. Judy was a realtor at Century 21 for several years. She then opened her own business, Crown Financial, where she worked until retirement. After Judy’s retirement, they moved to their seasonal home full time in Hackensack. Judy went to work at Birchview Gardens Assisted Living in Hackensack, continuing her passion for helping people.

Judy loved her stationary. She loved sending cards, printing and spent a lot of time praying for people.

Judy is survived by her husband Bruce, children:  Holly (Ross) Seifert, William (Michelle) Kopesky, Tracy (Chris) Meyer; grandchildren:  Paige Nordby, Jackson Plekkenpol, Hunter Schofield, Kaley Meyer, Zachery Meyer, Austin Kopesky, Allyson Kopesky, Madison Kopesky; great grandchild Mcguire Nordby, siblings:  Robert (Denise) VanSteenwyk and Mike (Linda) VanSteenwyk.

 She is preceded in death by her parents Verlyn and Dorothy and sisters:  Sandy Pauly and Peggy Andrews.

Funeral service for Judy will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2022, with a one-hour visitation prior to service at the Northern Peace Funeral Home in Walker.  Reverend Marcill Braman will officiate. Pallbearers will be Austin Kopesky, Allyson Kopesky, Madison Kopesky, Paige Norby, Jackson Plekkenpol, Hunter Schofield, Kaley Meyer, and Zachery Meyer. Interment will be held in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 12:30 p.m..

Judy’s care has been entrusted to the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 7, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Northern Peace Funeral Home
114 Tianna Drive
Walker, Minnesota 56484

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Northern Peace Funeral Home
114 Tianna Drive
Walker, Minnesota 56484

Interment
Wednesday
June 8, 2022

12:30 PM
Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55450

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