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Judy Roehrs

Judy Roehrs, age 59, of Hampton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Aurora.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, June 30th at Zion Lutheran Church northeast of Hampton. Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 P.M. Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Judy Kay Roehrs, the daughter of Vernon Austin and Alice Virginia (Christensen) Higby, was born at Aurora, Nebraska on January 19, 1959 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on June 27, 2018, at the age of 59.

She grew up in Marquette and Aurora and graduated from Aurora High School in 1977. Judy attended Hastings Community College for a year before starting her career at International Sensors Systems in Aurora. She worked there for nearly 40 years, over the years she worked many different positions with the company.

Judy was united in marriage to Dennis Roehrs on January 28, 1995 at Zion Lutheran Church. They made their home east of Hampton.

Judy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and an active member in the L.W.M.L. She loved to bowl and received many awards over the years. Judy liked following all Nebraska sports and the Hampton Hawks. She enjoyed accompanying Dennis on his Army reunions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Judy was a member of the Charlie’s Angels.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Larry Higby and brothers-in-law, Kirk Goertzen and Frank Brumbaugh.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Dennis Roehrs of Hampton; son, Joshua Roehrs and special friend, Susie Stoltenberg of Aurora; step-son, Tim (Alycia) Robertson of Lincoln; two step-grandchildren, McKenzie and Carter; two sisters, Bonnie (Jim) Nickolaus of Hampton and Sherry (Rick) Otto of Grand Island and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

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