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Judy Ella Korody

December 21, 1941 — December 3, 2022

Judy Ella Korody, age 80 of Lupton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at her home.


She was born on December 21, 1941 in Detroit, MI. Judy grew up in Taylor, MI and graduated from Taylor Center High School. Judy worked for Wyandotte Chemical while in high school, then full time after graduation. Judy married Dennis Ray Korody in 1962. They had twin boys in 1963, Scott and Todd. Judy worked full time for two more years. She was a stay at home mother for two more years, then her and Dennis opened a grocery store in Allen Park, MI, which they ran for 25 years. Dennis then went to work for Ford Motor Company for 30 years and Judy went to work for Lord and Taylor Department Store for 22 years. Judy rose to be an Executive Secretary.


Judy and Dennis retired on Sage Lake in Lupton, MI. Judy loved riding and driving her Harley Davidson motorcycle. They both rode all over the country. They were in all but 3 states. She was an honorary lifetime member of the Ladies of Harley. Judy loved her own bike and had many friends and fellow enthusiasts.


Judy loved hosting friends and family at her “Tiki Bar” on Sage Lake. You could always stop by for a treat or drink, either by car or boat.


Judy is survived by her loving husband, Dennis Korody, son, Scott (Kelly Hewitt) Korody, son, Todd Korody, grandchildren, Ryan and Rachel Korody, Matthew and Joe Hewitt, and Douglas and Tyler Noel. Also surviving is brother, Mark (Jan) Woolford, brothers-in-law, David Korody, Daniel (Donna) Korody, her best friend of 75 years, Carolyn Lauder Berro and many nieces and nephews.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 11:30 am at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch with visitation prior from 10:00 am until time of service. Chaplain Joe Vicari will officiate.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Compassus Hospice.


Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com





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Sunday, December 11, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - West Branch

109 East Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI 48661

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Memorial Service

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - West Branch

109 East Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI 48661

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