THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Judith A. Ethington
Issue Date: December 20, 2018
Judith A. (Ryan) Ethington, 78, of Marinette, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born March 16, 1940 in Menominee, to the late Paul and Pearl (Renier) Ryan, she graduated from Menominee High School and worked at a Plastic Bag Factory in Oconto and bartended at the Dodge Inn. On April 26, 1975, she married Darrell Ethington at First United Methodist Church in Menominee. She was a member of Women of the Moose, where she was the newsletter editor for over 20 years.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Darrell of Marinette; a son, John (Terry) Lewis of Oconto Falls; a step-daughter, Laurie (Tom) Zaddack of New London; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Kathleen (Dwight) Peterson of Supply, N.C. and Virginia Lauzon of Shallotte, N.C.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five children that died in a fire in 1970, Mike and Kim Lewis and Billy, Vicky and Ricky John; two brothers, Roland "Bud" Ryan and James Ryan and two sisters, Joan Boetcher and Jean Pezon.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Thielen Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family.