Judith Etling, 79

Judith Elaine Etling, 79, of Wabash, died at 9:55 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at her home. 

She was born April 18, 1940, in Wabash, to Bert Brothers Sr and Gladys (Metzger) Fisher.

Judy was a graduate of Wabash High School. She married Lyle R. "Tom Freeman" Etling in Wabash on June 21, 1959; he died November 23, 2001. She was a homemaker. Judy enjoyed watching Bob Ross Painting and the Price is Right on television, and listening to country and gospel music.

She is survived by four children, Kevin (Rhonda) Etling of Wabash, Lisa (Greg Steed) Unger of Markle, Patty Etling of Peru, and Jenny (Tracy) White of Wabash; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; brother, Bert (Lora) Brothers, Jr. of North Glenn, Colo.; sister, Jackie Smith, and her sister-in-law, Dottie (Ken) Smith, both of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Heart to Heart Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Judy  may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Feb 13