Judith “Judy” Anderson, age 79, of Hayward, Wis., passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at her home. Judith Ann was born to Mildred and Melvin Miller, on Nov. 14, 1939, in Montevideo. She attended Country School at District 9 for six years and then attended and graduated from Montevideo High School in 1957. Judy attended and graduated from the Willmar School of Nursing in 1958. On Jan. 25, 1959, Judy married Robert W. Anderson. Judy started the Salem Church Library and along with her husband Robert “Bob,” started the Cub Scouts of Salem Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Judy worked at the Montevideo Hospital, as a Licensed Practical Nurse, and also worked as a math and science teacher’s assistant for the Montevideo Schools from 1970 to 1973. In 1973, she worked as secretary for the Montevideo Schools in food service for three years before being promoted to Food Service Director in 1976. Judy served as director until retiring in 2003. During that time Judy was also employed by the State of Minnesota as a trainer for the Food Service Program and worked for 20 years as Food Service Director for the Summer Food Service Program at many of the migrant schools in Minnesota, where she met many wonderful people. Judy moved to Hayward, Wis., in 2013, where she joined the watercolor painting group, “The Broadstrokes.” She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Hayward. She enjoyed garage sales, fishing, libraries, and pizza days with her grandsons. Judy is survived by her three sons, Jeffrey (and Robin) Anderson, Neal (and Stacy) Hughes Anderson, and Michael (and Debra) Anderson; two grandsons, Morgan and Kaelan; sister Beverly (and Chris) Smith; nieces, Corleen (and Ishmael) Gomez and Rochelle (and Ron) Cossette; and great-nephew, Nic (and Kaitlin) Smith and their children. Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, Robert “Bob.” A funeral service celebrating Judy’s life was held at 6 p.m., Monday, July 1, at Hayward Funeral Home with Pastor Joel Bacon officiating. Interment was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, at Strombeck Cemetery in Montevideo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Strombeck Cemetery Association in Montevideo. Hayward Funeral Home, of Hayward, Wis., was in charge of the arrangements. (Online condolences at www.bratley-nelson.com)