JUDITH ANN KANDOW
KANDOW, Judith Ann “Judy” (Haneckow), 73, of Rogers City, went to be with our Lord on Nov. 25, 2019 while surrounded by her loving family at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena.
Judy was born Aug. 13, 1946 in Alpena and grew up and lived in Rogers City.
There she attended and graduated (1965) from Rogers City High School.
Judy has given of her time to work in manufacturing for Rogers City Industries, and as the cook for Rogers City Jail through Presque Isle County Sheriff’s department, where she retired.
Her passion has always been deeply rooted within her family. She has lovingly pursued making her home a welcoming, inviting and warm place for her children and grandchildren to grow. She was notably passionate about baking, cooking, decorating and sharing her knowledge of those things with her family. She cared deeply for her grandchildren and spent much time with them. She also enjoyed time spent with siblings. Judy gave of her time and energy wherever needed and strived to place others before herself.
Her life will be remembered and cherished by her children: Lisa (Randy) Schram, of Presque Isle, Sandy (Charles) Konarzewski, of Alpena, Christine (Aaron) Playford, of Pleasant Lake, Mark Kandow, of Rogers City, and Richard Kandow, of Posen; five grandchildren: Kayla, Trever, Owen, Jeremiah and Dylan; one great-grandchild Jayden; her eight sisters: Jule Sobczak, Jackie McDonald, Janice Murphy, Joan Gapczynski, Janel Haneckow, Jean Sager, Jennifer Bedrosian, Jolyn Benes and her brother: Jerome Haneckow.
Judy has been preceded in death by her parents: Robert and Mona (Zinke) Haneckow; daughter: Amy Jo, and brothers: James, Jeffrey and Jay.
“Be not burdened with time of sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. Lift up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now, He set me Free!”
Visitation will be held at Beck Funeral Home on Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 2-3 p.m., with memorial service immediately following at 3 p.m.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Michigan or Friends Together of Alpena, in memory of Judy Kandow.
Online condolences may be addressed through beckfuneralhome.org.