Posted 1/20/10 (Wed)
Ada Judkins, 83, of Watford City, N.D., passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at the Good Shepherd Home in Watford City. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at the Good Shepherd Home in Watford City. Pastor Chris Montgomery officiated. Interment was held at Schafer Cemetery. Friends may sign an online register at www.fulkersons.com
Ada Lucille Judkins was born Sept. 22, 1926, to Harold and Thora (Volbrecht) Conant at the family homestead in rural McKenzie County, North Dakota. She attended country schools and graduated from Watford City High School. After graduation, she taught country schools for a couple of years.
In 1947, Ada was united in marriage to Roy Judkins. The couple lived in Watford City where Ada was a homemaker. To this union three children were born. Ada entered the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in 2002, where she has been a resident since.
Ada was a member of First Lutheran Church. Her first priority was to be a good mom. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and taking care of her family. She also enjoyed visiting with her friends.
She is survived by her son, Ron (Clarice) Judkins of Watford City; daughters, Beverly (Ed) Olson of Watford City, and Tara (Bob) Treider of Williston, N.D.; six grandchildren, Staci Ford, Chad Olson, Troy Olson, Ryan Okland, Kristin Paulicheck and Aaron Judkins; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Barbara) Conant of Germany; and sister, Alice (Vic) Stedman of Idaho.
Ada was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Thora Conant; brothers, Robert Conant and Harold Conant, Jr.; sisters, Marjorie Johnson, Edith Miles, Georgia Sursa, Evelyn Froholm; and great-granddaughter, Khloe Paulicheck.