Judith L. (Lepisto) Rudman, 78, of Duluth, dies

Judith L. (Lepisto) Rudman, 78, of Duluth, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 surrounded by her very loving family.
She was born May 16, 1936 in Ely, Minn., to Eino and Lillian Lepisto.
Judy was a 1954 graduate of Ely High School and on March 1, 1957 she married Fred G. Rudman. Judy worked at the Duluth Clinic and retired from EPA in 2001.
She had been active in University for Seniors, ballroom dance, book club, music and investment groups. Judy enjoyed traveling, sewing, outdoor activities, the family cabin and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Judy was preceded in death by her husband, Fred.
She is survived by her children, Peggy (Gene) Trojanowski of Duluth, Fred Rudman of Lakeville and Kathy Rudman of Maple Grove; granddaughters, Amanda (Adam) Windsor, Sara (Dane) Schmidt; great-grandchildren, Kiera, Landon and Gavin Windsor; sisters, Darlene (Duane) Mackie of Babbitt and Cheryl (Daryl) Lamppa of Tower; brother-in-law, Bernie (Kari) Dusich of Apple Valley and sister-in-law, Rosemary Coombe of Virginia; several nieces and nephews.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Westwood, BHC and Marywood for their care and compassion.