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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Judith Ann Gilkeson

1937 - 2021

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Judith Ann Gilkeson,  83  years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a brief illness.

She was born June 25, 1937 in Bicknell, Indiana.  After graduation, Judith moved to Lorain where she had resided until her passing.

She was a member of the New Apostolic Church in Lorain.  Judith was employed as a STNA at Kingston of Vermilion as well as Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc. (LCDA).  She was a member of the Oberlin VFW Ladies Auxiliary  

Survivors include her children, Gregory Gilkeson of Westerville, OH, Michael Gilkeson (Barbara) of Elyria, Georgene Simashkevich of Lorain, and Lee Etta Knox of Stuart, FL; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren.

She  was preceded in death by her husband of 16 ½ years, Gene Kirk Gilkeson on January 31, 1976; her brother, Howard M. Jackson; father, Benjamin Jackson, her mother, Hortense (nee Morris) and her stepfather, George Ison.

Public visitation for family and friends will be held at Hempel Funeral Home on Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 2 pm until the time of service at 4pm.  Burial will take place at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc.(LCADA), 2115 West Park Drive, Lorain, Ohio 44053.

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Hempel Funeral Home

373 Ceveland Avenue, Amherst, OH
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Cindy (Simashkevich) Keith

April 10, 2021 9:04 PM

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April 9, 2021 7:35 PM

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From: Noel,Mille,kids, And Bones!!!!

April 9, 2021 4:10 PM

Judith will remain in our hearts forever!!
I will miss her smile and her jokes! I will miss our short conversation when she got back from the hair salon. And most of all her Laugh. I WILL MISS YOU!!!!
From: Noel,Mille,kids, And Bones!!!!

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Vicki and Gene Kemp

April 9, 2021 3:11 PM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts
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The Village at Westerville Staff

April 8, 2021 2:44 PM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.


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