Judith LaVerne Butcher

judith butcher

November 3, 1939 ~ November 19, 2021

Born in: Wichita, Kansas
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Service For Judy Butcher:

Judith LaVerne Butcher, 82, passed away Nov. 19, 2021. Survived by her husband, James H. Butcher; daughter, Denise E. Tucci (Jerome Szewczynski); grandsons, Ryan J. Tucci and Dominic R. Tucci (Ali Thibault); sisters Bonnie Johnson (Glen), Virginia Ricky (Bob) and Sylvia Marsolf; and sister-in-law, Sandra Springfield. Preceded in death by her son, Darren R. Butcher; brother, Richard L. Springfield; and parents, John and Gertrude Springfield.
Judy was born Nov. 3, 1939, in Wichita, Kan. She was an actress in “The Odd Couple” with the Impossible Playhouse. She was a master Gardner and owned Judy’s Jungle plant shop. Judy excelled at large family gatherings. Prepared all the meals for many people, while being the perfect hostess. She was an artist for decades and taught many classes. She was also a member of Pikes Peak Painters. She was a successful Real Estate Broker, the perfect wife, homemaker, mother and grandmother. If you needed to know how to clean something – she knew how! Scuba diver, snow and water skier, softball player and a great bowler. Judy was both a domestic and world traveler.
She made Jim Butcher happy and successful for 57 years. Judy was a happy, positive and determined person.
People wanted to be around her because she was smart and fun. Her pets thought they had died and gone to heaven. All her nieces wanted to be “Aunt Judy”. She was the favorite aunt.
Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Flowers welcomed. Memorials may be made to Pikes Peak Chapter of Decorative Painters.
Livestreaming and online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com


Funeral Service: November 27, 2021 10:30 am

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Lovely service for such a lovely, kind, generous and talented lady. It was so wonderful to hear about her and how she touched so many people with her kindness. She was always a special person in my family’s life, mom, dad, me. She will be missed. Peace to Jim, Denise and family. “If you think about someone you’ve loved and lost, you are already with them. The rest is just details.”

  2. I never know what to say on these things so, just say I’ll miss your true friendship for the rest of my life. My thoughts are prayers are with you.

  3. What a beautiful service for Judy! We sending our love and prayer to Jim and the family. Judy was a very sweet and nice person we all will miss her.

  4. We are sending our love and prayer to Jim and all of you. Judy was a very nice,sweet and kind person. She will be miss by all that know her.

  5. This was a lovely service for my Aunt Judy. Beautiful words from everyone who spoke. I’m sure she is thrilled with all the heartfelt memories that everyone shared. Thank you for allowing us to participate from so far away.
    Love to all…
    Cindy Douthit (niece)

  6. The service was a lovely tribute to Judy. It was so moving to have family and friends share their memories with us. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  7. What a beautiful tribute to Judy!!

    She was an amazing person and will be missed by everyone!!

    All my thoughts, prayers and hugs!!

    Sheri Long

  8. May you be blessed as you enter the gates of heaven. Many prayers of strength and love for you and your family.

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