Judith Ann Sevcik Edwardsen was born March 19, 1948, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Alois and Lillian (Mach) Sevcik. She was baptized, confirmed, and attended school at St. Dominic Catholic Church. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1966. In July 1967, Judy married Dennis Edwardsen at St. Dominic. After marriage they made their home in Rochester until 1974, when they returned to Northfield. They later divorced. Judy worked for several years at Northwestern State Bank and it’s predecessor Norwest Bank, and for a short time at the Rice County Abstract Office. In 1986, she took a position at American Residential Mortgage in Maplewood and in 1992 she moved to North St. Paul. She remained with American Residential for 22 years, retiring in 2008, and returning to Northfield.
Survivors include 2 children: Jackie Cheney (Ken Lynch) of Northfield, Jared and wife Melanie of Northfield; 3 grandchildren: Brent and Erin Cheney, Jack Edwardsen; her brother, John (Cheri) Sevcik of Missouri; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Dale.
Judy passed away on Friday evening, February 1, 2013, at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, Minnesota, at the age of 64.
A celebration of Judy’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at Rejoice! Church in Dundas with Rev. Dan Clites officiating. Music will be provided by Pat Shelby. Visitation will be 4-7PM Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield. Visitation will continue at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com