Judith Ann


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Judith Ann Otcheck

Oct 14 1955 - Feb 17 2006

Judith Ann Otcheck, age 50 of Fairview, Texas passed away on February 17, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. Judie was born on October 14, 1955 in Grinnell, Iowa to Russell and Helen Otcheck. She was a 1980 graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Music and Education and specialized in Music Therapy. She worked in the field until starting a family. She married David Inman on April 22, 1983 in Garland, Texas. She and her family moved from Clyde, Ohio to Fairview in 2001. Judie had the most creative job in the world…a homemaker. Her family and home were the center of her universe. Her achievements included home-schooling her children, teaching Sunday School, especially to those with special needs and working in her yard. She was an advocate for children with special needs, and actively supported the Special Olympics in Texas, including being on the board of directors for the Allen chapter. She loved music, especially the piano. She enjoyed playing both the organ and piano, and volunteered her talent for church and other activities. She was always active in her church, including recently being named to the administrative council of the First United Methodist Church of Allen, and enjoyed her neighborhood book club. She enjoyed and loved not only her family but also a host of assorted pets throughout her life, which typified her compassionate nature. She is survived by her husband, David Inman of Fairview, Texas and children, Stephanie Jo Inman of McKinney, Texas, Kellie Lynn Inman, Nicholas Jordan Inman, and Kevin Russell Inman also of Fairview, Texas; her sister, Jane Ellen (Otcheck) Brown and husband, Mark Hainey of Granger, Iowa; her sister, Susanne Otcheck-Hulin of Grinnell, Iowa her mother-in-law, Clara Inman of Atlantic, Iowa; and numerous other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Helen Otcheck. Judie will be missed by a large circle of friends in the areas of Fairview and Allen Texas. Clyde and Fremont, Ohio and in Iowa. She touched and inspired the lives of everyone who met her. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at First United Methodist Church in Allen, Texas. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Monday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the charity of choice or to the First United Methodist Church of Allen, Texas for services directed to special needs children.
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