Judith Ann Kaminski, 80, Florida resident, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at her home. She was born on April 30, 1942, in the Town of Bellevue to the late Russell and Lorraine (Loy) Shaha. Judy attended Preble High School graduating in 1960. She married James Kaminski on June 15, 1963, at Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Catholic Church.
Judy was employed at the A.C. Nielsen Company and Fort Howard Paper Company until beginning a career with Stanley Home Products. She excelled as a representative for Stanley nationwide winning numerous awards. She kept her position with Stanley until her retirement. She and Jim spent many summers at the cottage on White Potato Lake, 52 to be exact and following retirement, the last 23 years at their home in Zephyrhills, Florida. Judy was a “Red Hatter”, loved cooking and traveling, especially cruises. She was a gardener, never walked away from a game of cards and enjoyed games with family and friends. Judy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Jim and their three daughters: Kim Eiken, Onalaska; Kristy (Scott) Vander Heiden, Appleton and Jodi (Greg) Orlopp, Manitowoc; six grandchildren: Jacob, Phillip and Hannah Nitecki; Joshua and Abigail Vander Heiden and Harley Grimm; one sister, Joyce (Mel) Piontek; two brothers, Robert (Linda) Shaha and Don Shaha, all Green Bay; four sisters-in-law: Paula Dupler, Wauconda, IL; Patti (Brian) Roberts, Green Bay Dee Kaminski, Denmark and Ellie Posen, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank and Emily Kaminski; sister, Marilyn (Stanley “Butch”) Kielpikowski; son-in-law, Everett Eiken as well as numerous in-laws.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4:00-7:00 pm Sunday, June 5. A parish wake service held at 7:00 pm will conclude the evening. Visitation will continue on Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd, from 9:00-10:45 am. Funeral Mass 11:00 am Monday at the church with Rev. Dennis Ryan officiating. Entombment in Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to the Kaminski family at www.prokowall.com. To view the funeral mass via livestream, please go to the parish Facebook page: popgb54311.
Judy’s family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff at Gulfside Hospice and their Saphire Unit. Their support and compassion were greatly appreciated.