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Judith Rackow

April 20, 1938 — July 8, 2020


Judith Rackow

Judith Pauline (Schulz) Rackow, age 82, of Winona, passed away peacefully in the comfort on her home on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

She was born on April 20, 1938, in Winona, to Herbert and Florence (Sula) Schulz.  Judy was united in marriage with Harold (Sonny) Rackow on May 26, 1956. They enjoyed 64 years of marriage, and had six children: Vicky Rackow, Lois (Shawn) Becker, Tammy (Steve) Stampka, Kathy (John) Pelowski, Henry Rackow, and Kim Rackow Kotlarz.

In addition to her husband and children, Judy is survived by 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Paul Schulz and Harvey (Kathy) Schulz; and her furry companions: Rocky and Cooper.

She was preceded in death by her son: Henry Rackow; granddaughters: Sarah and Laura Wantoch; great-granddaughter: Sopie Wantoch Doering; mother: Florence Schulz; father and step-mother: Herbert and Virginia Schulz; sister: Ann Peterson; and in-laws: Howard and Sophie Rackow and Rose and Richard Wera.

A celebration of Judy’s life is being planned for a later date.

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