February 17, 1945 - April 27, 2015


Funeral Services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for Judith L. Stevenson, age 70, who passed away Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Paul Dare will officiate and burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday (TODAY) at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Thursday at the church.

Judie was born Feb. 17, 1945 in St. Cloud to John & Inez (Ness) Oehrlein. She married Mark Stevenson on June 19, 1971 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. Judie lived in the St. Cloud area all of her life and worked as an assistant office manager at Menard’s for 35 years. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Judie enjoyed embroidery, Sammy’s Pizza, cooking, decorating, and crafts. She loved her dog “Sassy”, and adored her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Wanda (Tim) Klaers of Sauk Rapids; grandchildren, Alex Klaers of Foley and Alison (Nicholas) Ness of Sauk Rapids; great grandson, Jackson Klaers; sisters and brothers, Elvera Klein of Columbia Heights, Clarence (Pauly) Oehrlein of St. Cloud, Marilyn (Larry) Meinert of Nevis, Bernice (Richard) Thell of Sauk Rapids, Robert (Barb) Oehrlein of San Ramon, CA, Janet (Ron) Ruhoff of Sauk Rapids, Joyce (Jerry) Bartlett of Coon Rapids and Debbie (Stewart) Reich of Northbrook, IL; sister-in-law, Sharon Oehrlein of Waite Park; and many nieces and nephews.

Judie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mark on Apr. 26, 2012; brothers, Thomas and Donald Oehrlein; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Klein and Marvin Stevenson; three nephews and two nieces.

The family extends a special thank you to friends and staff at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home for all the friendship and care given to Judie.