Judy L. (Carson) Shannon, 61, of Aberdeen, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, July 31, 2020, at her home with her husband, Mike and her kitties, “Oreo” and “Tucker” by her side.
Graveside committal services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 10, 2020, at Highlanda Lutheran Cemetery in rural Langford, with Pastor Mike Waldrop officiating.
Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary & Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m., Sunday, at the mortuary.
Family and friends may sign Judy’s online guestbook and view her service via the live stream service link at www.schriversmemorial.com.
Judy’s family requests casual dress at her services.
Memorials are preferred to: Highlanda Lutheran Church, 42498 122nd St, Langford, SD 57454 or First United Methodist Church, 502 South Lincoln St, Aberdeen, SD 57401.
Judy L. Carson was born May 17, 1959, in Britton, SD to Clayton E. and Lucille J. (Hanson) Carson. She attended kindergarten in Langford, SD and completed her education in Aberdeen, graduating from Aberdeen Central High School with the Class of 1977.
Following graduation, Judy furthered her education at the Aberdeen School of Commerce and Watertown Business University before receiving her court reporting degree from Mile High College in Denver, CO. She then did freelance court reporting in Minneapolis, MN for several years. Judy returned to Aberdeen to take care of her parents and began employment with Vision Care Associates.
Judy met and married the love of her life, Mike Shannon, in 2008 and they were married on November 11, 2011 in Langford, SD. The couple enjoyed traveling to Florida, Colorado, Wisconsin, and California sight-seeing and visiting family and close friends.
In her spare time, Judy also enjoyed shopping and having her hair and nails done. Her smile, laughter, and Kumla cravings will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Judy is survived by her husband Mike, and their fur babies “Oreo” & “Tucker” of Aberdeen; her brother, John (Diana) Carson of Custer, SD; her sister, Kathy Jandahl of Appleton, WI; sister-in-law, Joey Carson of Littleton, CO; aunt, Barbie (Art) Speck of Lake Minnetonka, MN; uncle, Duane (Dottie) Carson of San Diego, CA; nieces: Stacy (Jamie) Mara of Little Chute, WI, Katie (Justin) Hammer, of Rapid City, SD and Claire (Brian) Colgan of Hermosa, SD; nephew, Brian (Ann) Jandahl of Elkton, SD; great-nieces: Kelsie, Sydney, and Baylee Jandahl of Sioux Falls, SD and Brooke Hammer of Rapid City, SD; great-nephews: Nolan Hammer of Rapid City, SD, Brady Colgan of Hermosa, SD and Carson Mara and Conner Mara, both of Little Chute, WI; special relatives: Linda Alexander Ellis (Zelda Chapel) of Aberdeen, Kevin (Betty) Carson of Langford, SD, Christy Speck of Eden Prairie, MN and Tim Speck of Mound, MN; life-long best friend, Kris Tobin of Langford, SD; along with many other cousins, friends, and neighbors.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Lucille and Clayton Carson; and her brother, Keith Carson.
You cannot say, you must not say, that she is dead, she is just away (eating Kumla).
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Highlanda Lutheran Church
42498 122nd St, Langford SD 57454
First United Methodist Church
502 South Lincoln St, Aberdeen SD 57401