Judith “Judy” Ann Sheldon, 77, died May 14, 2013 of natural causes at her home in Woodbridge, Calif. She was born Jan. 19, 1936 in Percival, Iowa, to Ray C. and Opal (Handy) Driever.
She completed high school in Percival and went on to nursing school in Lincoln. She married her high school sweetheart, Jim Sheldon of Percival, on Nov. 25, 1955. In 1961 Judy and her husband moved the family to Southern, Calif., where she worked as a nurse for Drs. Abrahms and Hanauer. Judy and her husband also lived in Petaluma, Calif.; Lakeport, Calif.; and Sidney, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by a daughter Julie Andrus and husband Jim of Woodbridge; son James L. Sheldon and wife Jennifer of Corvallis, Ore.; sister Joy Driever of Mesa, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and other relatives in the Percival area.
Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel, in conjunction with Lodi Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.
A private family memorial will take place with no formal services planned. Interment will be in the Grand View Cemetery, Sidney. Memorials are suggested to the Sidney or Percival Rescue Units and the Hospice of San Joaquin.