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Judith Braid

May 16, 1936 January 27, 2022
Judith Braid
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Obituary for Judith Braid

Mrs. Judith “Judy” Braid, age _85_ of Muskegon formerly of Milford passed away January 27, 2022. She was born May 16, 1936, in Pontiac, Michigan to Allen and Carol (Redman) Palmer. On August 30, 1959, she married Rev. James Braid, he preceded her in death on May 21, 2012.

Judy graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in education while also performing in the UofM band. She was a very proud Alumni cheering for the maize and blue especially when it came time to play that team down south. She was very active in the community playing piano for the school musicals at both Sanford High School and Milford High School. She was always active in the church choir, involved in the United Methodist Women’s Group, and enjoyed playing piano organ duets at church. She loved music and musicals having seen many of the major Broadway shows. Even near the end she was playing piano for the residents and workers at Sanctuary at the Oaks.

She is survived by two children: Lynne (Steve) Morgan of Linden, and Mike (Tera) Braid of Twin Lake, MI; two granddaughters, Paige (Jacob) Pattenaude, and Brittany (Jason) VandeVelde; three great-grandsons: Braxton, Briggs, and Malachi. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Carolyn (Hal) Flynn, and Marilyn (Irv) Wilbur.

Visitation will be held 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Monday, January 31, 2022, at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 404 E. Liberty St, Milford, MI 48381 followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Judith's family has requested that guests please wear a facial covering while inside the Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Milford Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions are encouraged in Judy's name to Sanctuary at the Oaks or Harbor Hospice Foundation.


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