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Judith Boss, 77, of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Born on September 29, 1940, in Rockford, the daughter of Norman and Helen (Strickland) Flanders. Judy married James F. "Jim" Boss on August 16, 1958 in Belvidere. He predeceased her on December 31, 2006.
Survived by her daughters, Kathy Austin, Judy Kay Sullivan, Jamie (Eddie) Pillow, and Joni Herter; grandchildren, James (Alicia) Austin, Edward Michael (Nicole) Saulters, Marlana (John) Saulters, Brandon Sims, De Andre Sullivan, Shawna Campos, Briana (Justin) Schleicher, and Jordan (Danielle) Campos; great-grandchildren; and siblings, Jeri Feldt, Robert Withers, and Debbie (Tony) Rogers. Also predeceased by her parents.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Olson North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main St., Rockford, with Reverend Dean Parker officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Burial in Willwood Burial Park.

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  1. Terry stupka

    Judy Judy you are and always will be a sweet lady. You have the biggest heart of gold! Forever missing your kind heart and soul. I love you and will miss you !

  2. Lee Jacobsen

    My condolences to your family. I came to know Judy about 27 years ago. She was my nephew Seth's babysitter from infancy through his pre-school years. She cared for him as if he was her own, and it was easy to see her love for him and his for her. "Grandma Judy" was very special and truly a blessing to our family. We know she will be greatly missed by her family, by many friends, and many people whose lives she touched along the way. My deepest sympathy.

  3. Norma Lucas

    I am going to miss you Judy. You have been a dear friend to me for many Years. My Deepest Sympathy for the Family of Judy. I will remember all the fun times we had and the talks we had. God Bless you Judy and you will soon see your Beloved Jim. He has missed you as you did him. Love You Judy

  4. Nancy Smith

    My sincere condolences. Judy was such a loving and caring person. Prays for God's amazing grace to surround the family. She will be greatly missed.

  5. Monique White

    My sympathies go to you and your family. It is hard to cope with the feelings we have when we lose someone in death. May the expressions of love help you to cope during this time, but also may the hope found the Bible provide even greater comfort. The hope found at Revelation 21:3,4. is an assurance that we can look forward to when all things that cause pain and outcry will be done away with.

  6. Bonnie Rentetia

    RIP cuzzie. I will miss all the times we went out shopping, eating and Edwards Apple Orchard. Will miss talking to you on the phone and laughing about dump things.

  7. SirJim

    So sorry for your loss, Jamie, Joni and family! You were blessed with a rare gem of a mother and I know this parting has been tough on all. She goes ahead to prepare for that day when you meet again. In the meantime may your wonderful memories carry you all through the days ahead. Peace and God bless!

  8. jeri feldt

    I lost my sister and my friend on sunday.iwill miss you we talked all the timeand went out to eat and shopping. rest in peace you judy.we all have an empty heart when you left us.

  9. Jo Ann Strainer

    My deepest sympathy to the family. Judy was such a nice lady.

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