Judith Ann (Standley) Foutch

Born: Wed., Sep. 18, 1946
Died: Sun., Jun. 14, 2020


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Judith Ann Standley Foutch, age 73, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her sister’s residence, with her sister, Susan, and daughter, Chanda, by her side after a brief battle with cancer.  She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on September 18, 1946, the second child of Robert Edward and Jean Strickland Standley of North Easton Massachusetts.  Judith married Duane Lynn Foutch, and they had one daughter, Chanda Foutch Smith.

Judy graduated from San Luis Obispo High School in San Luis Obispo, California in 1964.  She went on to work for AT&T as a telephone supervisor for 26 years before retiring in 1992 due to health problems.  Judy was a member of Candlelight Quilters and Hannibal Quilters Guild.  She was a member of HCE, the Red Hat Society, and Women’s Club.  She was also a member of the Pittsfield United Methodist Church and Rebekah Circle.  Judy loved people, and was a very kind and gentle soul.  She greatly enjoyed the congregations of both the Pittsfield Church of the Nazarene and the Pittsfield United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Chanda (Troy) Smith of Milton, IL; grandchildren, Bradley (Kelsey Lehr) Smith, Mayci Smith, and Eric Smith, all of Milton, IL; brother, Robert E. Standley Jr. of Seattle, WA; sister, Susan Standley Cox of Pittsfield, IL; nieces and nephews, Steven Cox, Debbie (Curt) Renoud, Melissa (John) Hoffman, Robert E. Standley III, and Scott Standley; and numerous cousins and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Jean Standley; brother-in-law, Carroll Cox; and numerous aunts and uncles.

A funeral services will be held privately and interment will be at Green Pond Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to be made to Pittsfield United Methodist Church or the Pittsfield Church of the Nazarene.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Judith's memory to the following organizations:

Pittsfield Church of the Nazarene

Pittsfield United Methodist Church
222 N. Monroe, Pittsfield, IL 62363

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Ann Kooken
   Posted Tue June 16, 2020
Very sorry to hear the news of Judy passing. I worked with her for many years at AT&T in Hannibal. We had many good times there.
Judy even bought a car from me.
I would like to send my sympathy to her family and friends.

Chris Schlieper
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Sorry to hear about Judy. She was a gentle soul.

Bonnie Casteel Long
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Susan, Chanda and all Judy’s family,
So sorry and schocked to learn of Judy passing.
We had not visited in some time , (distancing) I had no idea of her illness. We had seen one another passing in our cars.
I hope the brief illness spared her of much discomfort.
She was a friendly soul I will miss seeing.
My Sincere Sympathy,
Bonnie

Debbie Petty
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Dear Chanda, Sue, and families,

I am so very sorry to learn of Judy's death.
Please accept my sympathies on your loss of your beloved Mother and Sister.

Claudia Devaux Larson
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
Dear Chandra,

Please accept my heartfelt expression of sympathy at the passing of your mother Judy.

She and I were very close friends in high school. Life took us down different paths, but Judy was always in my heart. She was, indeed, a loving person, and I have fond memories of our time together.

My prayers for Judy include prayers for you and Judy's grandchildren; may love, peace, and joy be yours.

Claudia Young Devaux Larson

Claudia Devaux Larson
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
Dear Susan,

I write here a special message of sympathy to you on the passing of your beloved sister.

Just as I remember so fondly my high school days enlivened and enriched by my friendship with Judy, I remember you as well.

May you find comfort in knowing that there are souls in San Luis Obispo who not only remember your family but who feel a strong connection.

With loving gratitude for the gift of friendship,
Claudia Young Devaux Larson

Linda Snyder Anderson
   Posted Tue July 07, 2020
Judy and I were close friends years ago after her divorce. We met while both members of parents without partners in Waterloo, IA. We spent a lot of time together back then, as my two daughters were close to hers in age. I moved a lot and we lost touch. I'm sorry to hear of her passing.

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