Judith A. Canedy

Judith A. Canedy

  • Funeral Date: 6/08/16
  • Funeral Time: 11:00
  • Date of Birth: 2/14/42
  • Date of Death: 6/01/16
  • Funeral Location: Mainstreet Moravian Church

Judith was born February 14, 1942, in Northfield, the daughter of Anton and Hazel (Seitz) Nelson. At a young age she lived with her family in Lansing, Faribault and later the family moved to Northfield where she graduated from high school in 1960. She was united in marriage to Bernard “Bernie” Canedy on January 4, 1964. The couple made their home in Northfield.

Judy worked at Sears in St Paul until her marriage to Bernie. For the next 12 years Judy stayed at home raising two children and then later went to work at Carleton College. She also enjoyed working for the Rollerblade Company in Edina. Judy attended Inver Hills Community College for several years to further her education and studied accounting, completing her Associates Degree in 1990. She went on to work as an accountant and helped family, friends and small businesses such as; Family Child Care. They were very appreciative of Judy’s thorough work. Bernie died August 2, 2011. She continued making her home in Northfield until she suffered a stroke in 2015 and moved to St. Lucas Care Center in Faribault.

Judy was very interested in family history and kept many notes and documents pertaining to the Nelson and Canedy families. History that will be passed down for generations. She had a great gift of remembering numbers and dates and could share certain birthdays, anniversaries, funerals, and other events.

On Wednesday evening, June 1, 2016, Judy passed away at St Lucas Care Center in Faribault at the age of 74. She is survived by her daughter Kay (and Tom) Benzick of Kenyon; a son Mick (and Karen) of Northfield; six granddaughters, Nicole and Michelle Benzick; Katelyn; Ashley; Emily and Lindsey Canedy; and also three great grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband Bernie (2011) her parents and a brother Thomas Nelson.

Visitation will be held at Bierman Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, from 4 PM to 7 PM and also one hour prior to the service in the church. The memorial service for Judy will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 beginning at 11 AM in the Mainstreet Moravian Church, Northfield with the Reverend Daniel Christ officiating. Burial will be at Groveland Cemetery in Dundas. biermanfuneralhome.com


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