Judith Christy

Judith Ann (Nestrud) Christy, of Oklee, died on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at her home. She was 69 years old. 

She was born on June 3, 1949, in Stillwater.  She was the third of 13 children born to Truman and Monna (Wulf) Nestrud.  

On June 13, 1978 she was united in marriage to Roger E. Christy in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  He passed away in 2000.

In 2002, she met and fell in love with Greg Benson.  Together they made their home in New Mexico and Minnesota.

She was a “Jane of all trades.”  She enjoyed working with her hands and being outdoors.  She was fascinated with beautiful things that flew, which earned her the name, “Butterfly Lady.”

She was preceded in death by her parents, Truman and Monna Nestrud; brothers, Roger and Truman (Mick) Nestrud; and sister Eileen Briggs; sisters-in-law, Janice Nestrud and Joyce Templar; brothers-in-law, Arlen Ellingson and Ken Ehrhardt

She is survived by her daughter, Dorthy (Bill) Troup; grandchildren, Angel (Josh) Troup and William (Amber) Troup; great-granddaughter, Amy Zae Troup; loving partner, Greg Benson; brothers and sisters, Sandy, Carol, Ken (Cindy), Steve (Crystal), Laurie (Dan), Ron (Helen), Linda (Jim), Karen (Ray); sisters-in-law, Linda Nestrud and Thomasene (Jim) Brunswick; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A memorial service will follow at a later date. 

 

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