Wallace L. “Butch” Judkins

Wallace L. “Butch” Judkins

December 10, 1945 – December 10, 2020
Age 74 of Shakopee. Butch passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on 11/26/20. Born in Glenwood, MN to Lilace and Rupert Judkins. Grew up along side his sister Bonnie. Married to Janice Nathe/Judkins for 34 years. Butch spent the majority of his life working at NAPA Auto Parts. He and Janice loved their many dogs, dearest to his heart was Benji. He enjoyed the Minnesota Twins, polka music, playing cards and visiting Glenwood/Villard to spend time with family. Butch spent 5 years in the Navy, stationed mainly in Southeast Asia, receiving many letters of commendation and citations for exemplary service. Butch always had a great sense of humor and enjoyed fraternizing with his friends at the VFW and American Legion, where he was very active throughout his life after service, including serving as commander and treasurer of his VFW post. Preceded in death by his parents; wife Janice. (Published in the Star Tribune on November 29, 2020)