Judy B. Lynn

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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Judy B. Lynn, 80, of Bridger, Montana, passed away on Dec. 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. 

Judy was born Aug. 24, 1940, to Elizabeth (Tudy) and Arnold Buehring in St. Paul, Minnesota. Judy’s father was a pipeline welder and the family moved often. They finally settled in Bridger where Judy graduated in 1959. She then attended Eastern College and received her Teaching Certificate. Judy taught grade school in Joliet, Montana, for two years.

Judy met her husband, Roy, when her classmates introduced them in the summer of ’59, in Cooke City at Ma Perkins Cafe where she was working. They were married on July 8, 1961. They have three children, Todd, Troy and Lisa.

Roy and Judy lived on the family farm between Bridger and Belfry on the notorious “Lynn's Corner”.  The farm was sold and they took a trip to Alaska, with a stop at the World Fair in Spokane, Washington.  Judy’s sister, Bonnie was living in Anchorage and Roy and Judy decided to stay in Alaska.  

Besides raising three kids, two dogs and a husband, she worked several jobs from clerking to postal carrier to finally The State of Alaska Department of Fish And Game. 

Over the years, she and Roy lived in Montana, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona and finally back to Montana where it began for them.  

Judy was predeceased by her mother, Tudy, her father, Arnold, her Aunt Adine, and her sister, Bonnie. She is survived by her husband, Roy; Brother, Rex; sons, Todd and Troy; daughter Lisa; granddaughters Mariah, Trista, Nikki, Brandi and Claire; grandsons Joshua, Tony and Keegan; great granddaughters, Isabelle, Olivia, Tatum, Natalie; great grandsons, Noah, Karsten, Vasily and Broady.  

A memorial will be held in the summer.