Judith E. Poisel


MENDOTA - Judith E. Poisel, 81, of Mendota, passed away Dec. 4, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family after a difficult battle with kidney disease.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10 at Holy Cross Church, Mendota with Father Jeff Windy officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Friday at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota.

Judie was born Nov. 24, 1940 in Mendota to Floyd and Thursa (Spaulding) Jones. She married James Poisel on June 20, 1959 at Holy Cross Church.

Survivors include her husband, James of Mendota; four daughters, Kimberly Lewis of Mendota, Sandra (Lyle) Kreiser of Wisconsin, Connie (Joe) Crawford of Mendota and April Poisel of New York; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ronald Jones.

Judie was a 1959 graduate of Mendota High School. She was an EMT for Mendota Ambulance for 20 years and was recognized for serving on 1,500 calls. She enjoyed bird watching, especially cardinals.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.