TRAVERSE CITY — Judith Catherine Vetula, 69, of Traverse City and formerly of Garden City, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
Judith was born on Oct. 19, 1943, to the late John and Julia (Magolan) Zaremba in Detroit. On Oct. 21, 1961, she entered into marriage with John Vetula.
Judy made her home in Traverse City over 10 years ago after many years in Garden City and Hamtramck and a brief time in Phoenix.
Judy enjoyed the water and liked to go swimming or take her family to the beach. She was a strong-minded, outspoken and driven women who maintained an energy to never quit. Judy truly loved her family and cherished the time she had with her grandchildren.
Judith is survived by her loving husband, John Vetula, of Traverse City; her four children, John, James, Debra and Robert; 10 grandchildren, Mary, Ian, Johnny, Jimmy, Joe, Parker, Amy, Gina, Hunter and Julianna; her dear friend, Dale; and many other loving family members and friends.
A private family vigil will be held with Deacon Rene Hoenscheid officiating.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Traverse City Senior Center.
Please share thoughts with the family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.