Surrounded by family, Judy May Much, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Helena. 

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 5 in the Committal Shelter at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery Shelter. 

Judy was born in Conrad to Doris and Elwin Gossard, New Year’s Day. She married Jerry Haynes of Valier, and had two daughters. Ronnie and Brenda.

In 1980 she met her soul mate, LeRoy Much, and married soon after. Through this union she acquired three sons, Eric, Lee and Bobby.

Judy was avid reader and loved to camp at Holter Lake. She was employed by Montana Power Company for 15 years. Her true calling was being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Survivors include her husband LeRoy of Helena; sister Twilla (Dan) Steber of East Helena; daughter Ronnie (Scott) of San Antonio; sons Eric (Tami) Much of Helena, Lee (Erin) of Belgrade and Bobby of Manhattan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather John Wilson, sister Doreen Perry, niece Emily Casey and daughter Brenda Lester.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Judy are suggested to Frontier Home Health & Hospice, 800 Front Street Helena, Montana or to Compassus Hospice 1075 Rodney St. Suite 102, Helena, Montana 59601. 

Please visit www.asfune to offer the family a condolence or share a memory of Judy. Cards may also be sent there care of of Judy Much’s family.