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In Memoriam


Former English Faculty

Pett, Judith Faye age 80, of Edina, died on February 5, 2023. Preceded in death by husband of 51 years, Richard; parents, Helen and Marvin Anderson. Survived by children, Heather Pett Taylor (Michael), Justin Pett (Kristin); grandchildren, Lexi, Katherine and Moira; sisters, Dana Emery (John), Lisa Helbling (Mark). Judy graduated from Fargo Central High School, class of 1960. She received her undergraduate degree from Concordia College and her PhD in English from the University of Iowa. She was a professor at Normandale Community College for more than 20 years. Judy was a gourmet cook and an avid reader who enjoyed sharing her love of learning with her family and friends. Above all, she was a beloved and devoted wife, mother, sister, friend and "Baba". She will be deeply missed.



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