Judy Lynn Bender Sanchez, age 74, of Lima passed away 11:20 p.m., April 4, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born July 27, 1941 in Bowling Green Ohio to the late Ralph Lee and Katherine Partlow Bender. She married Rudy L. Sanchez Sept. 22, 1962 and he preceded her in death June 20, 2015.
Judy had attended Lima Senior High School and had worked at Greggs Department Store and retired from Lima Convelescent Home.
She leaves behind children: Kim (Rick Taflinger) Sanchez of Lima, Tim (Melissa) Sanchez of Lima, grandchildren Bryce & Brady Sanchez and stepgrandchildren Makalia & Chelsea Spaugy and Dustin & Kylie Abrahamson, a sister Donna Mumaugh of Florida, her best friend/family Gary & Ann Miller, in-laws: Lupe (Chuck) Griffith, granddogs: Bandit & Casper and lastly the lil’ kitten that showed up a month after her husband passed, Flea Flicker and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother Gene Bender, sister Joann Snyder and companion Scooby.
Upon the request of Judy, there will not be any service or viewing. In lieu of flowers make a donation to any animal shelter or Make A Wish Foundation.
Judy’s daughter would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and anyone involved with helping her through all her surgeries in her life. Special thanks to Dr. Jason Ragoni.
Everyone please remeber Judy on those sunny warm and windy days, she loved those.