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Judy Steele, 81

ORRVILLE — Judy Steele, age 81, formerly of Orrville, died Friday, December 8, 2023, at Wooster Community Hospital, following a short period of declining health.
Judy was born on September 2, 1942, in Fairmont, West Virginia, to Woodrow Johnson and Mildred Sill and attended Tallmadge High School.
She was self employed, running her own cleaning service for 25 years, retiring in 2001.
Surviving are her daughter, Nicole (Rick) Cherry of Burbank; two granddaughters, Madison Nicole Schell of Canton and Sophia Marie Salehi of Burbank; two brothers, Danny Handschumacher and Kenneth (Donna) Handschumacher, both of FL; and her former husband, Ronald Merle Steele of Burbank.
She was preceded in death by her father, Woodrow Wilson Johnson; mother, Mildred Holcomb Handschumacher; brothers, Paul and John Holcomb; and step-father, Dana Handschumacher.
Friends may call on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, at Auble Funeral Home.  Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or the Wayne County Dog Shelter, 5694 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691,
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