Judith “Judi” Leah K-Turkel

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Judith “Judi” Leah K-Turkel passed away on February 7, 2024, at Our House Assisted Care in Cambridge, WI. She had just celebrated her 90th birthday with family on January 3, eating cake and ice cream in grand fashion.

Judi was a long-time resident of Madison, WI, with her husband, Franklynn Peterson. They shared five children: Joseph Kesselman of Arlington, MA; Jeffrey (Shelley) Kesselman of West Lafayette, IN; Alicia (Tom) Peterson of Stony Brook, NY; David (Sarah) Peterson of Omaha, NE; and Kevin (Barb) Peterson of Belleville, WI. Frank and Judi have six grandchildren: Kasi (Andrew) Frymark, Allison (Clayton) Stoffel, Ellie, Joshua, Ruth, and Nichol Peterson. They also were blessed with four great-grandchildren: Emmy, Sabrina, and Gabriel Frymark, and Finley Mae Stoffel. 

A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Friday, February 23, at Cress Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison, with a graveside ceremony following at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison.

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May Judi’s memory be for a blessing.