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190 S. Franklin Ave.
P.O. Box 391
Colby, KS 67701
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Judith Nelson Judith Nelson
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Judith Kay "Judy"
Nelson (Dawes)
1949 - 2018
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Obituary for Judith Kay "Judy" Nelson (Dawes)

Judith “Judy” Nelson (Dawes), 68, of Colby, formerly of Oakley, KS, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at Citizens Medical Center in Colby, KS. She was born November 16, 1949 to Floyd and Juanita (Messer) Dawes. Judy worked in healthcare for many years until her health wouldn’t allow her to. She was a member of the The Church of Christ in Colby, very proud to be baptized in 2012. She loved to bake with her grandkids, watch soap operas every day and being around family as much as she could. Also getting out on Sunday for church and lunch with her sisters, and listening to bop shop Saturdays, every Saturday morning.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; Floyd and Juanita Dawes, her husband; DuWayne “Skeeter” Nelson, granddaughter; Karyn Friend (Gillispie), brother-in-law; Milton “Moe” Goldsworth, and nephew; Bruce “BJ” Goldsworth.

Survivors include: her kids; Jeff (Amy) Nelson, Colby, Jennifer (fiancé Tanner) Turner, Colby, sister; Tamara Goldsworth, Colby, brother; Deveron (Myla) Dawes, Oakley, sister; Suesie (Rick) Rosbaugh, Ellenton, FL, several grandkids, nieces, many other close family and friends.

Cremation was chosen. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 6, at Baalmann Mortuary, Colby. Memorials are suggested to the Judith K. Nelson Memorial Fund, in care of Baalmann Mortuary, PO Box 391, Colby, KS 67701. For information and condolences, visit
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