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Judy Pacala

May 7, 1930 — February 17, 2020

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Judy Pacala, age 89 of Hastings, passed away February 17, 2020.

Judy Ann (Wright) Pacala was born May 7, 1930 in Humphreys County, Tennessee to Earnest and Lonnie (Wallace) Wright.  She grew up in Tennessee but throughout her life lived in a variety of places including Colorado before settling in Hastings in 2003.  She and husband Tony enjoyed moving closer to her family.  Judy loved dogs and she wasn’t afraid to take one home to care for it.  She also loved knitting, crocheting and quilting.

She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony “Tony”; son John Bartley; brother Jim Wright and step-father Woody Litton.  She is survived by her son Steven (Debbie) Bartley; daughter-in-law Pamela (Anderson) Bartley; grandchildren Heidi (Hanz) Bartley-Lehrke, Wendy Bartley-Smith, Dana Henderson, Angela (Bret) Winterle, Melissa Bartley-McElroy and Ryan (Christine) Bartley; 16 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

A private family interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery is planned and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute. Check the funeral home website for the latest COVID-19 update.

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