Judi Cae Cordes – Elkader

Judi Cordes PictureJudi Cae Cordes, 49, of Elkader, Iowa, (formerly Strawberry Point) died at her residence on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  She was born on September 20, 1964, in Postville, the daughter of Norman and Lois (Rueber) Cordes.  She resided in Strawberry Point and was a 1983 Starmont graduate.  She attended Patricia Stevens School for Fashion and was employed in merchandising.  Judi also enjoyed working as a CNA at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Judi loved antiques and stained glass; she had a favorite cat and loved visiting Backbone State Park.

Survivors include her son, Ashton Fridley of Clear Lake; her mother, Lois Cordes of Strawberry Point; maternal grandmother, Wilma Rueber of Strawberry Point; two siblings, Beth (Ben) Corell of Johnston and Jeff (Jill) Cordes of Strawberry Point;  five nephews, Wade, Travis and Tyler Corell and Jared and Payton Cordes; and her special friend, Jason Kramer of Elkader.

Judi was preceded in death by her father, Norman Cordes; maternal grandfather, Arnold Rueber; and paternal grandparents, Ed and Elmira Cordes.

Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.

FUNERAL SERVICE:  11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Strawberry Point, worshiping as Mission in Christ Lutheran Church.   Officiating:  Rev. Marshall Hahn.

VISITATION:  9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014, at the church.

INURNMENT:  At a later date  Cass Township Cemetery  Strawberry Point, Iowa.

Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point is assisting the family with arrangements.