Judy Milligan, 74, of Carroll, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at her home in Carroll.
Services will be held Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Wayne. The Rev. Nick Baker will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday, March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll.
Memorials may be directed to the Milligan family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Judith Mae Milligan was born Jan. 20, 1946 in Norfolk to George and Adaline (Hoefner) Jorgensen. She attended grade school at Carroll and Wayne–Carroll Schools. Judy married Jesse Milligan on June 14, 1963 at the First United Methodist Church in Wayne. She was employed at Milton G. Waldbaum Company in Wakefield and then Dale Electronics in Norfolk for 35 years. After retiring from there, she worked at the Carroll Post Office for several years. Judy enjoyed dancing, camping, fishing, bowling, gardening and her dog, Buster. Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse; sons, Troy (Carolyn) Milligan of Harrison, S. D., Shawn (Elizabeth) Milligan of Wayne, and Shane Milligan of Belden; daughter-in-law, Jessica Milligan of Omaha; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Kathy (LaVerle) Hochstein of Carroll; a brother, Steve (Gwen) Jorgensen of Norfolk; sisters-in-law Lola Paulsen of Winside and Cindy Milligan of Wayne; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Cory Milligan and Stacy Milligan; in-laws, Moncloe and Edna Milligan; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne Milligan (Mona Milligan Meyer), Marvin Paulsen, and Edwin Milligan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Judy and Jesse’s grandchildren - Jennifer Howard, Zach Milligan, Rachel Milligan, Logan Milligan, Kylie Milligan, Ashlyn Milligan, Linda Serr, Jessica Cech, Joseph Milligan, Navy Milligan and Lauren Milligan.
Active pallbearers will be Doug Paulsen, Jason Paulsen, Scott Paulsen, Michael Paulsen, Chad Billheimer, Adam Jorgensen, Monte Billheimer and Aaron Jorgensen.