Judith Booher, 1940-2018

Published 1:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2018

Judith “Judy” Rae Booher, 77, formerly of Mankato, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at N.C. Little Memorial Hospice in Edina.

Judith Booher

Judith Rae Larson was born March 20, 1940, in Albert Lea to Everet and Pearl (Anderson) Larson. She graduated from Glenville High School before attaining her Bachelor of Science in business education from Mankato State University.

On Oct. 20, 1962, she married Roger Duane Booher at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. The couple was blessed with three daughters and one son.

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Judy had many interests, including sewing, attending plays and reading, and she never passed on a boat ride or a trip to the zoo. Bridge was her favorite card game, and she was also an accomplished 500 player. Judy was a great mother, wonderful grandmother and cherished time spent with family and friends.

Survivors include her three daughters, Andrea (Jon) Machalek of Prior Lake, Alecia (Barry Rosenau) Booher of North Mankato and Angela (Gary Urbanski) Booher of Apple Valley; son, Michael (Allison) Booher, of Chicago; six grandchildren, Britney Rosenau (Boby Azarbod), Brianna Rosenau, Dylan Machalek, Mollie Sheerin, Marissa Machalek and Jocelyn “Josie” Machalek; sister, Marianna Larson; brother, Tom Larson; and many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Judith was preceded in death by her parents Everet and Pearl Larson; and husband, Roger Booher.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea will officiate. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.