Mary E. Judd-O’Donnell

Mary E. Judd-O’Donnell, 96, of Shawano, passed away on May 25, 2016.

Mary was born on July 11, 1919, in Kaukauna to the late Joseph and Martha (Mueller) Nushardt. She graduated from Kaukauna High School and Bowbie’s Business College. She was a dental hygienist in Appleton until she married James Judd on April 21, 1940, in Dubuque, Iowa. James preceded her in death in 1959. In 1962, she married Dr. Dennis O’Donnell. He preceded her in death in 1985. Mary is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, James (Judy) Judd of Shawano, Judy (Bob) Scheuerell of Georgetown, Texas, Bridget (Bill) Mundy of Sturgeon Bay, Pat O’Donnell of Ivanhoe, North Carolina, and Mike (Jeanie) O’Donnell of Leland, North Carolina; her grandchildren, Mark (Jenn) Scheuerell of Seattle, Washington, Steve (Annie) Scheuerell of Olympia, Washington, Brian (Jenny) Judd of Kiel, Betsy (Dan) Jenkins of Belleville, Erin (Tim) Kohl of Oshkosh, Erica (Tino Gallegos) Schommer of San Antonio, Texas, Gayla (Matt) Maynard of Freedom, Eric (Lindsey) Mundy of Chesterton, Indiana, Shawn O’Donnell of Wilmington, North Carolina, Reenie (David) Mintz of Leland, North Carolina, La Ray (Keith) Powell of Wilmington, North Carolina; and 18 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

A memorial Mass for Mary Judd-O’Donnell will be celebrated on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano. The Rev. Luke Ferris and Deacon James Lonick will concelebrate the Mass. Private family inurnment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano. Relatives and friends may call at Sacred Heart Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers and plants the family prefers memorials to the Arthritis National Research Foundation, 5354 E. 2nd Street, Suite 201, Long Beach, CA 90803.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at

“Thank you to the staff at Kindred Hearts, Heartland Hospice, and special friends in the Motley Crew. Also, thank you to Linda Van De Loo for the compassionate care and love you gave Mary over the years.”