Judith A. Nielsen nee Leanes, age 72, suddenly of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on November 8th, 2019

NielsenJudith A. Nielsen nee Leanes, age 72, suddenly of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard, died November 7, surrounded by her family, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Judith was the loving mother of Patricia (Stanley) Szudrowicz of Lombard; fond Grandmother of Amanda Guetzow of Glen Ellyn, Allison (Mark Garbacz) Szudrowicz of Villa Park, and Stasiu Szudrowicz of Lombard; great-grandmother of Lily and Mia of Glen Ellyn and various “adopted” great-grandchildren; dear sister of Paul (Marianne) Leanes of Arlington Heights; fond aunt of Scott (Jillian) Leanes of Fox Lake and Julie (Lee) Van Sickle of Chicago; and dear friend of many.

Judith had been a resident of Glen Ellyn for the past 4 years.  Prior to that, she had lived in Lombard for 48 years.

Judith was a graduate of West Leyden High School.  She had worked at Lego Land in Florida and at Nothing Bundt Cakes in Wheaton.  Judith loved walking, gardening and animals.

Judith enjoyed talking with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was very close to her whole family, including her son-in-law’s family, who welcomed her into their lives.

Funeral Services Wednesday, November 13 at 11:00 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights.  A Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 12, from 3-9 PM at Brust Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of Judith to the West Suburban Humane Society, 1901 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.


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  1. Aileen Morley says:

    So sorry to hear of Judy’s passing. I met her in 2015. She was such a bright light, very helpful and funny! Glad to have been able to have met her, though my time with her was brief. RIP Dear Judy. God Bless to her Family and Friends.

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