As received from Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Service:
Judith Aho Hoernke, age 81, of Carlsbad, CA, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Our beloved wife, mom, sister, grandma, and best friend is now with our heavenly Father.
Judy was born in South Range, MI and lived in Wisconsin, before moving to Carlsbad in 1983. Judy started her career as a Medical Assistant for Marquette University, and later worked as an Allergy and Asthma Researcher for the Veteran’s Administration. Upon her move to California, Judy became an integral member of the Allergy and Asthma Medical Group in San Diego, until her retirement in 2010.
Judy was loved by all who knew her. She loved spending time with her family and friends, taking walks at the beach, reading, and gardening. She also loved spending summers at her childhood home in South Range, MI and at the family lake house in Twin Lakes, MI.
Judy is survived by her husband Ralph Hoernke, of Carlsbad, CA; her children, Scott (Angela) Hoernke of Clifton, VA, Shana Hoernke of Carlsbad, CA; her grandchildren, Jason Hoernke and Ciara Hoernke; and her brother James (Karla) Aho of South Range, MI. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Evert Aho, and her mother, Angeline Aho.
A celebration of Judy’s life will be held in South Range, MI in August 2023.
The Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Service – Mt. View Chapel of South Range is assisting the family with the local arrangements.