Judith Ann McGuire

Judith Ann McGuire, 71, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Judi was born October 27, 1950, in La Porte, Indiana to Orville Louis and Lucille Mary Ann (Will) Strauss.


Judi graduated from La Porte High School in 1971. She worked as a manager at Jaymar-Ruby in Michigan City. After they closed, she waitressed at Albano’s Villa Restaurant in La Porte for 28 years. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and sang in its choir. Judi especially loved her grandchildren and watching them play sports.


Judi is survived by her children; Andrew (Melinda) McGuire of La Porte, Valarie Wood of Clay City, Illinois, Kelly (Brad) White of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, and Patrick (Tonya) McGuire, of La Porte; 15 grandchildren, Matthew, Patrick, Gabrielle, Scott, Aaron, Marcus, Christopher, Ashlie, Jacob, Emma, Julia, Alex, Ethan, Sarah, and Madison; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Gale Boyce, and Louis Strauss; and grandson, Asa Comeno.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.


Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel with Pastor Dennis Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Rolling Prairie Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made to, the Bethany Church Foundation, 102 G. Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350.


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