Judy Kay Swanson

Judy Kay Swanson

Judy Kay Swanson
February 13, 1941 – December 12, 2019
Oskaloosa (Bussey), Iowa | Age 78

Judy Swanson, 78, of Oskaloosa and formerly of Bussey, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Judith Kay Swanson, daughter of Wilmer James and Leah (Robinson) Lomax, was born February 13, 1941, in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Judy was a 1960 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and then furthered her education in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, studying dental assisting. She returned to Oskaloosa and began working for Dr. John Ashton in Knoxville.

On June 13, 1964, Judy was united in marriage to Gary Dale Swanson. They made their home in Bussey, where Gary was a teacher at Twin Cedar High School and Judy continued to for work for Dr. Ashton. After 33 years of working with Dr. Ashton, she retired in 1994.

Judy’s love of history and genealogy prompted her many activities. She was a lifetime member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Chapter Regent, and a lifetime member of the Nelson Pioneer Farm/Mahaska County Historical Society. In 1975, she served as president of the Bussey Centennial Book Committee. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapters in Bussey and Eddyville, and a member of the Dental Assistant’s Association. Judy enjoyed traveling extensively, collecting antiques and helping anyone she could.

Judy is survived by a cousin, Andrea (& Dennis) Dursky; an aunt, Therese Robinson of Albia, IA; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary, on December 8, 2004; her parents; and three brothers: Daniel, Robert, and Ronald Lomax.

Funeral Services for Judy will be held at 10:30, Monday, December 16, 2019, at Langkamp Funeral Chapel with Pastor Andy Tuttle of Independent Bible Church of Bussey officiating.
Burial will be in Henness Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday, with family and friends, from 9:30 a.m. to service time.
Memorials can be made to the Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Judy Kay Swanson please visit the Langkamp Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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