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Judith C. (Anderson) Reuter
NEW GLARUS - Judith C. (Anderson) Reuter, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Judy was born on July 27, 1934 to Milo and Berdine (Ahrensmeyer) Anderson in Primrose Township, Dane County. Judy attended Nessa Rural School and New Glarus High School.

Her involvement in 4-H began at a young age and exceled at showing cattle in 4-H and Holstein Friesian Association winning numerous awards in showmanship including the inaugural Howard Clapp Memorial Award in 1949. As an adult, she continued her participation as general and sewing leader for New Glarus 4-H Club.

Robert and Judy shared their love of dairy farming, Holsteins and 4-H with their children through years of farming and participation in 4-H.

Judy united in marriage to Robert E. Reuter on June 28, 1953 at the Primrose Lutheran Church, rural Belleville.

She retired in 1997 after years of working for the Department of Natural Resources.

After retirement, she began working at the Swiss Historical Museum as a tour guide and cashier. She was a member of the Swiss Historical Society Board serving as secretary and newsletter editor. She is also well known for providing the much loved bratzelis.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.

Her life's legacy is honored by her children Robin Reuter of Monticello, Rick (Jennine) Reuter of Menomonee Falls, Rolane (Rick) Kuhnen of Pewaukee, Roxanne (Richard) Klossner of New Glarus, and Rhonda (David) Kimmel of Oak Creek; her grandchildren Rory G. (Nicole) and Kristin M. Klossner, Robert W. (Nicole Andresen), Ross A. (Elizabeth Hall), Rhett M. (Jenna) Reuter and Matthew R. (Emily) Kuhnen; and her great grandchildren Samantha A. Sherman, Olivia J. and Sydney C. Klossner, and Noelle B. and Rhett Harrison Reuter; a brother Milo Anderson of Waunakee, sisters Joy (John) Freitag of New Glarus and Jan Silbaugh of Oregon; sister-in-law Ruth Anderson of Belleville.

Preceded in death by her husband Robert "Bob" Reuter, her parents Milo and Berdine (Ahrensmeyer) Anderson, her brother Thomas Anderson, brother-in-law Charles Silbaugh, daughter-in-law Belinda (Flanagan) Reuter, grandson John R. Klossner and granddaughter Brittany A. Reuter.

She was a strong and beautiful woman and will be deeply missed by all.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 506 Twelfth Ave., New Glarus with the Rev. Gene Talley officiating with burial in the Swiss Church Cemetery, New Glarus, WI.

Relatives and friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at the Zentner-Beal Funeral Home 29 Sixth Ave., New Glarus, WI.

Memorials are suggested to the Robert and Judith Reuter Memorial Scholarship Fund.

An online memorial with guestbook is available at