May 29, 2012, at her brother's home in Remsen, surrounded by her family at her bedside following a brief illness.
Judy was born Aug. 26, 1949, at Cherokee, the daughter of Vernon and Rosetta (Meyer) Riedemann. She lived with her family on the farm south of Remsen and graduated from Remsen-Union High School.
On July 7, 1984 she married Robert Gotto. The couple lived in Remsen most of their married lives.
She was employed at various places and the latest was at Staples in Orange City.
Judy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Judy devoted much of her time and talents in organizing the Girl Scouts in Remsen and started the Festival of Trees.
Judy loved her family very much and especially enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband Robert (Bob) of Remsen; three sons, Jeff, of Le Mars and his significant other, Angie, along with her three children Haley, Addison and Tegan; Chad and his fiancÚ, Sara, of Remsen and their children, Tyler, Alyssa, Brandon, Dylan, Kole and Peytyn; Todd and his fiancÚ, Suzie, of Des Moines, and his daughter Kaylee; one daughter, Krystal Smit and her husband, Jason, and their daughters, Briana and Alexis; two brothers, Wendell Riedemann and his wife, Caryn, and Richard Riedemann and his wife, Mary, all of Remsen; one sister-in-law, Mary Dannen, of Le Mars; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Gordon; father and mother-in-law, John and Ella Gotto; two brothers-in-law, Jerry and Allen Gotto; and a step-grandson-in-law, Clarence Schipper.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be in the Remsen Community Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. Thursday. There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Fisch Funeral Home and Monument in Remsen.
Casket bearers will be Steven, Robert, Kevin and Donnie Riedemann, and Jeff and Jason Weber.
Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.