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In Memory

Laura Hawkins (Judkins)

Laura Hawkins Bruns Judkins, 59, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 at her home.  She was born September 21, 1957 in St. Joseph, Missouri.  She married Mark Judkins on December 10, 1988. He survives of the home.

She was a graduate of Lafayette High School.

Laura was a hairstylist and esthetician at Beauty First and owned and operated Shear Excitement for 23 years. She thought of all of her clients as part of her family and she told every one of them they were her favorite.

Mrs. Judkins was a Catholic and worked as a Youth Minister at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Deluth, Minnesota from 2001 to 2003. She enjoyed participating with her grandchildren at Vacation Bible School. Laura loved being with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Edelmira (Garcia) Hawkins.

Additional Survivors include her three children, Burgandy Ideker (Paul), St. Joseph, Elliott Bruns, St. Joseph and Sydney Judkins, St. Joseph; grandchildren, Gavyn Greve, Kansas City, Missouri, Iris and Hawkins, both of St. Joseph; brother, Tony Hawkins (Gail), St. Joseph; sister, Marcy Foster (Steve), St. Joseph; and many beloved nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Entombment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to St. Francis Xavier Church or School or Noyes Home for Children.