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Obituary - Judith Ann (DeWolf) Branom

Memorial photo for Judith Ann (DeWolf) Branom


Judy Branom passed away May 6, 2024, at the age of 83. Judy was born July 26, 1940, to Opal and David DeWolf in Lamar. Judy married John Branom October 22, 1956, in Raton, New Mexico.

Judy enjoyed reading, the outdoors, traveling, cocktail hour with her friends, and sports (with her favorite being football).

In her younger years she was found working on the family farm driving tractors and raising livestock. She then became a hair stylist and co-owned John and Judy's Clip and Curl. Later she was a pawn broker owning her own pawn shop in Riverton, Wyoming, until she retired. After retirement she and John enjoyed their time in Apache Junction, Arizona, during the winter months and Vernal, Utah, during the summer.

She is survived by her daughter, Kim (Hal) Jackson; son, Kirk (Shelly) Branom; granddaughters, Kortni (Mark) Huber, Kylie Branom, and Shara (Jason) Ivie; grandsons, Keyan (Courtney) Branom and Blake Gross; great grandchildren, KC, Riggs, Brodi, Malorie, Jara, Tyson, and Serenity; along with many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John; mother, Opal; father, David; brother, Don; sister, Wanda, and sister-in-law, Nikki.

A graveside service will take place at the Mineral County Cemetery in Creede at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ashley Valley Funeral Home.