Obituary: Judith Steward


A Celebration of Life for Judith Rae Steward, 78, of Long Grove, was held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Lady Di’s Park View Inn, Park View. Visitation was Friday, April 16, from 4-6 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.

Mrs. Steward died Monday, April 12, 2021, at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport.

Judith Galitz was born Nov. 28, 1942, in Compton, Calif., the daughter of Raymond and Geraldine (Seifert) Galitz.

She married William “Bill” Steward on May 11, 1960, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove.

Survivors include her children, Peggy Clasen, West Branch, Paul (Laura) Steward, Long Grove, and Patrick (Paula) Steward, Eldridge; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Patricia Kroeger, Donahue; and her brothers, Dennis (Ruth) Galitz, Columbus Junction, and Jim (Leona) Seifert, Donahue.

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