Judith "Judy" L. Stada

January 2, 1945 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 77)



Judith L. "Judy" Stada, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the Marshfield Medical Center. 

Services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Herman-Taylor Funeral Home 2201 Chestnut St. Wisconsin Rapids. Private inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the time of services at the funeral home.   

Judy was born on January 2, 1945 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the daughter of Floyd and Iva (Schenk) Stada. 

She had married and had 4 children.

Judy's final employment was at Saratoga Mini Mart/West Side Express where she was still employed at the time of her passing. She was loved by many staff and customers.

She was a long-time member of the Women of the Moose, Chapter 1478 in Wisconsin Rapids, where she earned the degree of Senior Regent. She was a strong advocate for fighting against breast cancer in which she was a multiple survivor of and helped counsel other patients through their diagnosis with it.

She had many interests. Her love for her family always came first.  She liked Elvis, country music and the 50's-70's genres. She enjoyed camping, kayaking, square dancing and line dancing, and other activities with family and friends. She had a love for wolves and word puzzles, and her favorite holiday was Christmas.

 Judy is survived by her children, Edmund "Butch" (Geri) Rucinski, Deborah Rucinski, Chris (Susan) Rucinski, Tadd (Shannon Moore) Hoffman; grandchildren, Justin (fiancé Jessica Coman) Rucinski, Tyler Rucinski, Brennan Rucinski, Larissa (Jake) Covi and Lilliana Rucinski; 18 great grandchildren; her brother, Gerald "Jerry" (Marie) Stada, and her sister-in-law, Karleen Rosenthal. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established. 

Herman-Taylor Funeral home is honored to be serving the family. 

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October 8, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home
2201 Chestnut Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Memorial Service
October 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home
2201 Chestnut Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

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