Judith ‘Judy’ Mickelson of Perry


Judith “Judy” Mickelson, 73, of Perry passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the MercyOne Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 18 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials will be given to her family for later designation and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.

Judith “Judy” Gail Mickelson was born April 10, 1946, in Perry, Iowa, to Gail and Blanche (Roberts) Myers.

She attended Perry High School.

Judy was united in marriage to Michael Martin Mickelson at the Fairview United Methodist Church Aug. 10, 1989.

She worked at the Perry Schools as a serving cook and at the Dallas County Hospital in the radiology department.

Judy was a member of the First Christian Church in Perry.

She loved her children and grandchildren and was a baseball coach and den mother.

Judy loved the making meals and preparing for the holidays with her family.

In death she rejoins her parents, Gail and Blanche.

Left to cherish Judy’s memory are her husband, Michael of Perry; children, Jeff (Alicia) Van Dorn of Perry and Jim Van Dorn of Stuart; and her grandchildren, Kyle, Heaven, Kevin, Anna and Jimmy Van Dorn.


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