LIEN, Judith Shirley

LIEN, Judith Shirley (nee Rachar)

 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Judy after a lengthy battle with ALS.

Judy was predeceased by her parents George and Laura Rachar; three brothers, Dave, Chuck and Melvin; four sisters, Dorothy, Marion, Evie and Donna as well as her partners parents John and Elsie Beierbach.

She leaves to mourn her loss, partner Edwin Beierbach; brother Lloyd and four sisters, Grace Green, Ruth Marshall, Betty Kessler, Audrey (Steve) Brodersen; in-laws, Anna Mae Rachar and Roger Olson; her children, Todd (Sarah) Lien, M. Gibson (Jim Vandermeer), Maree Lien, Curtis (Coral) Beierbach; grandchildren, Nigel (Tana) Lien, Colby (Morgan) Beierbach, Courtney Beierbach; great-grandchildren, Nico and Dante Lien as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Judy’s memory to the ALS Society of Alberta or a charity of your choice.

A memorial will be held at a later date.

Serenity Funeral Service, Wetaskiwin

Ph: 780.352.5300

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Marlene Schimpf-Effert

It breaks my heart to hear of Judy’s passing, but it also brings peace to know she is no longer suffering. It was a pleasure to be Judy’s hairdresser over the last couple of years. She will be missed. My deepest sympathy to you all. May God give you strength and comfort in the coming days and months. Ed and Todd I am so proud of you two in how you were always there for her. It warmed my heart to see how much love you had for her.

Wendy Y

So sorry to hear of the passing of this wonderful lady. I was lucky enough to work with Judy for many years – she was bad ass on the outside but a real softy underneath. I loved her no-nonsense attitude and will never forget her hearty laugh.
Blessings and hugs to all her family and friends as we mourn her loss.

Lorraine Cathro

My sympathy to all Judy’s family. I have many fond memories of Judy. She was my mom’s cousin, and we spent many good times together when we were growing up.

Harvey & Karen Tober

Our heartfelt condolences to you, Audrey, and your whole family on the loss of your loved one. May you be comforted knowing that your devotion and love must have made her difficult journey a little easier.

Bev Doherty

My sincerest condolences to Ed and family. So many fond memories of Judy from her hardy laughter, love for family and friends, her Doc Martens, flair for crafts, to her love of country music.. I hope she is having a good visit with many loved ones up above. Hoping for a cure for this disease. Hugs

Jan Pohl

So sorry to hear of the loss of Judy. She was a great person to work with and always enjoyed her company. We always blew our horn at Ed & her passing through Kavanagh and of course thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas light display for years!!! Thinking of you all at this time. may the memories of this very special lady live in all of us forever.

Deb Birkett

Ed and Audrey; It was a pleasure to meet Judy and to support her on her journey.
Our deepest condolences go out to you all.
Deb and Staff at ALS Society of Alberta

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