On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Judith Krystofiak Morinville, loving wife and mother of three, passed away at age 78.
Judy was born on January 25, 1943 in Minneapolis, MN to Walter and Stella (Latawiec) Krystofiak. On October 26, 1963 Judy married the love of her life, Gerald (Jerry) Morinville, together they raised three children; daughters Jennifer and Susan, and son, James.
Judy worked at Northwestern Bell (US West) and attended the University of St. Catherine; while her children were teenagers. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration with minors in communications and economics. While at the university she achieved the Mary Alice Muellerleile Leadership Award.
Some of Judy’s passions were for learning, crafting and traveling. She was active at both churches, St. John the Baptist, New Brighton, MN and St. Mary Magdalene, Gilbert, AZ. She sang in both choirs and cherished the friendships she made. She and Jerry counseled couples in preparation for the sacrament of marriage. She was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council, Knights Wives, Fridley, MN and active in the Trilogy community (Gilbert, AZ) where she worked the ticket office and assisted with the documents committee.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Stella Krystofiak, brother, Timothy and granddaughter, Kennedy Marie Heiling. She is survived by her husband, Jerry, of 57 years, daughters: Jennifer (Jerry) Heiling, Susan (Jim) Dufault, and son, James (Terry). Grandchildren Adison and Elijah Morinville, Conner Enlow (Sue), Carley Heiling and Zach and Tyler Hegvik (Jim); brothers and sisters: Jane (Joe) Donahue, Walter Krystofiak Jr., Kris (Kevin) Burman, Terry (Bev) Krystofiak; Sisters-in-law Pat Hince, Jeanne Dufault, brother-in-law Mike (Bonnie) Morinville; nieces and nephews, and special friend, Renee Koziol.
A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:00AM with a visitation for family and friends one hour prior.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
New Brighton, MN 55112
Covid-19 protocols will be followed.
Donations in Judith’s memory can be made to St. John the Baptist Choir, New Brighton, MN; Hospice of the Valley, Lund Home, Gilbert, AZ, or a memorial of your choice.