Judy Lynn Kuster was born December 4, 1961 in Lincoln Nebraska to Wendell and Wilma Kuster. All her life she was active in church, beginning in Presbyterian Church of Hickman with her family, then Indian Hills Community Church, Country Bible, Faith Bible, and then Berean Church.
A love for singing and acting saw her active in drama and art at Norris High School, including being a cheerleader on the school squad. She and Jeff were married in 1980 at Indian Hills. Her home was a hospitable place to International Students, Bible studies, and Navigators Staff parties. She sang in church choirs, and helped in child care for several ministries, and served on the Funeral Luncheon Team at Berean.
Judy found joy in being surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Cooking for them, shopping for surprises for them, hosting Husker parties with them. She had a love for Hallmark movies and reading books about faith. She was employed as a Senior Companion at Home Instead.
After a brief battle with cancer Judy entered Heaven December 29, 2018 at The Monarch. She was preceded in death by her parents Wendell and Wilma Kuster, her sister Connie Peterson, and her brother Larry Kuster.
Judy is survived by her sister Charleen Carles (Bob), brother-in-law Mike Peterson and his son Thomas, her children: Amy Taylor (Ben), Benjamin Hatcher (Robyn), Ethan Hatcher (Christina), Aaron Hatcher, Evan Hatcher and Andrew Hatcher. And by her grandchildren: Joe Zambalis, Logan Hatcher, Helena Hatcher, Mason Taylor, and Ella Hatcher, and her beloved dog Izzy.
Her funeral was Thursday January 3, 2019 at the Berean Church at 11 AM.