Judith R. Amburn
Judith Rose Amburn, age 81, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Friday March 19, 2021. She was born in Chicago on July 9, 1939 to Winifred and Albert Geshke. Judie was a devoted mother and wife. Always involved in her children’s sports and activities, she volunteered at the ball field to run the concession stand, assisted the girl scout brownie leader for her daughter’s brownies club, and chaperoned field trips throughout their school years, including a trip to London and Paris for her kid’s high school. She loved to bowl and was on the Senior bowling league in Mundelein for decades with her husband Jim. Judie always enjoyed helping others and retired from a lengthy career as a customer service coordinator. Upon retirement she and husband Jim ran Bingo at Saddlebrook Farms every Monday for 15 years. Always the jokester that wanted to put a smile on everyone’s face, Judie would tell jokes before each bingo session to put everyone in a good mood. She and Jim enjoyed traveling, taking cruises and trips to all parts of the world. Their favorite excursion was an 18-day trip to China. She is survived by her loving children, Matthew Amburn of Buffalo Grove and Lynda Amburn of Lawrenceville, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Amburn. A visitation and funeral service are scheduled for Monday, March 29, 2021 with visitation from 11a.m. to 1p.m. and the funeral service beginning at 1p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto http://www.stranfuneral.org.