CLAIRE THOMAS JUDDClaire Thomas Judd died peacefully Saturday, July 14 at the Cook County Care Center.
Claire Thomas Judd died peacefully Saturday, July 14 at the Cook County Care Center.
He was born to Emma Mae and Thomas Jefferson Judd Sept. 11, 1918 in Minneapolis.
He married Marian Rahn in 1941. Claire worked for D W Onan during World War II. In 1954, he and Marian moved to Grand Marais, Minn. He made a career painting and staining homes in Cook County. Claire and Marian enjoyed spending time outdoors. They were avid canoeists and loved camping, fishing, and bird watching. Claire was also known for his beautiful wood carvings.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother, wife, two sisters, and one brother.
He is survived by two nieces, Merlyn Sundgren and Virginia Mann and two nephews, Frank and Bill Rahn.
SERVICE: 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Grand Marais. Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis at 1 p.m. Friday July 20. Memorials preferred to Care Partners Hospice of Cook County. To sign the online guestbook please go to www.cavallinfuneralhome.com.
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