DYER, IN/FORMERLY OF LANSING, IL - Judith “Judy” Mitchell, age 76 of Dyer, IN passed away September 30, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband Jerry Neil Mitchell. Loving mother of: Jeff J. Mitchell. Cherished grandmother of: Christopher James Mitchell and Lauren Marie Mitchell. Judith is also survived by her sister: Marianne (Edward) Polito. Fond aunt of: Richard (Linda) Polito, Amy (Sady) Rivera. Great aunt of: Jordan, Ryan, and Lindsey Polito and Ashleigh Jones. Judith is preceded in death by her mother Mary Florence Hilman, father James A. Bonner and his wife Alice Cramner Bonner.
Funeral services for Judith will be held Friday, October 6, 2017, at the SCHROEDER-LAUER FUNERAL HOME, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL. for 11:00 AM closing prayers, then proceeding to St. Ann Catholic Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL. for a 11:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment private. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 3:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Judith was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends including “The Crazy Eights”. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Ann Catholic Church, where she enjoyed being an active member of St. Ann's Women's Club for years. She also was a member of the Psi Iota Xi Sorority. She was loved by many and she will be truly missed. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Judith's name to the “Lengyel Ovarian Cancer Lab” to honor Mary Anderson's battle with ovarian cancer. Memorials can be sent to Dr. Ernst Lengyel, M.D., Ph.D., Lengyel Ovarian Cancer Lab, The University of Chicago Medicine Department of OBGYN, 5811 S. Maryland Ave., MC 2050, Chicago, IL 60637.