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Judith Rupnow Wick

August 4, 1958 — April 5, 2021

Judith Rupnow Wick, 62, of Erhard, MN, died on Monday, April 5, 2021, at her home.

Judith was born on August 4, 1958, to Harold E. and Ruth R. (Karcher) Rupnow in Beaver Dam, WI.

She attended grade school at St. Stephen’s Lutheran School and graduated from Beaver Dam High School. She furthered her education at Metropolitan State College of Denver and in 1992 earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human services. In 1995 she completed her master degree in social work at Colorado State University. Judith worked as a ARMHS worker at Nystrom and Associates in Brainerd and Canine Acres in Fergus Falls. She was employed as an addiction counselor at the Regional Treatment Center in Fergus Falls, CARE Unit in Fergus Falls, Red River Group Home in Barnesville, Lake Region Halfway House in Fergus Falls and a counselor at the Pelican Rapids Highs School in Pelican Rapids.

On June 18, 1994, Judith married James Robert Wick in College Station, TX.

She was a member of the Fargo Moorhead Kennel Club. Judith enjoyed photography, water skiing and boating, and dog agility competition all over the United States.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Herman and Lydia Rupnow, Henry and Selma Karcher; parents, Harold E. and Ruth R. Rupnow; and brother, James H. Rupnow.

Judith is survived by her husband, James Robert Wick of Erhard; sister, Audrey J. Rupnow of Denver, CO; niece, Lydia Rupnow (Charlie Besecker) and grandniece, Isla James Besecker of Park City, UT.

Following Judy’s wishes, memorials are preferred to Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation in her name.

Assistance provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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