JUDITH VERKIN

Judith “Juju” Ann Verkin, 80, of Perrysburg, passed away Monday, August 20, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born May 26, 1938, in Toledo, to Robert A. and Elinor (Kuney) Snyder. She attended Defiance College where she met her husband, Steven J. Verkin. They married on November 12, 1960, in Defiance, Ohio, and they have shared 57 years together. Judy was a Perrysburg City Councilwoman for 12 years, where she was instrumental in the building of Fort Imagination and the rebuilding of the Perrysburg Pool. She loved to read, work on crossword puzzles, and play board games; Trivial Pursuit being her favorite. She loved to watch football, especially the Chicago Bears. She was an avid pinochle player and played in two clubs. Judy loved to be around people, always helping in any way she could, and she will be missed by all who knew her. Along with her husband, Steven, Judy is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Vern) Kiehl, Chris Verkin, Julie (Steve) Morgan and Laura (George) Abbott; five grandchildren, Bobby (Kailee) Morgan, Jordan Abbott, Stevie Morgan, Drew Abbott and Joey Morgan; siblings, Jane Snyder, Tony (LaVerne) Snyder and Mary (Doug) Bahnsen and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Bobby Snyder. Friends were received Sunday, August 26, at Witzler- Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg (419-874- 3133) where a Memorial Service was held Monday, August 27, with Father Thomas Leyland, officiating. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in Judy’s name to Perrysburg Parks & Recreation. Condolences may be made to the family at www.witzlershank.com.

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