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Judy Cyrilla Lammers

April 2, 1948 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 70)

Judy C. Lammers, 70 of Manchester, Iowa, passed away from complications of Lewy-Body Dementia on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.  She was born on April 2, 1948, in Manchester, the daughter of Elmer and Sylveria “Toots” (Riesburg) Lammers. Judy was raised and educated in the Manchester area and was a 1966 graduate of Manchester High School.


Judy worked at the Ertl Toy Company in Dyersville for ten years.  She and her sister, Linda, started Beavers Lounge in Colesburg in 1977.  They moved Beavers to Manchester in 1979 and have been in the current location since 1985.  Judy retired in 2015.


Judy enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.  She liked sports and enjoyed visiting with her customers.  Judy was a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Church.


Survivors include her siblings, James Lammers, Dan (Carolyn) Lammers, and Linda (Jim) Thole, all of Manchester; one sister-in-law, Lois Lammers of Manchester; many nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and great-nephews; and her many close friends at Beavers Lounge.


Judy was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Richard Lammers; a sister-in-law, Janice Lammers; and a nephew, Brian Lammers.