Judith Kathryn Thompson, 73, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Altercare of Big Rapids Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care following a short battle with brain cancer.

Judith was born March 2, 1944, in Alpena to the late Fred and Josephine (Kotwicki) Thompson. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and an active member of N.A.S.W. Judy loved to read.

Surviving are her two children, Sandra Thompson, Sarah (Jeffrey) Jernstadt; grandchild, Kristin; and brother, Robert Thompson.

Judy was preceded in death by her brother, William Thompson.

Memorial visitation will take place at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish on Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. with Rev. Scott Lawler officiating. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Hospital