Judith Catherine (Bartasavage) Wilhelmi

February 13, 1948 ~ June 29, 2020 (age 72)


Judith Catherine Wilhelmi, 72, of Paw Paw, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at her home.  
She was born February 13, 1948 in Detroit, daughter to the late John Bartasavage and Mary Ann (Elwart) Bartasavage.

Judi was a longtime parishioner of St. Mary Church in Paw Paw and also attended Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she wintered. A retired nurse, she worked with Dr. Martin Hoffmann for over 20 years. She was active in church choir as well as the Paw Paw Community Chorus. Family was the core of her life, and she adored her grandchildren. She also loved flowers and gardening. 

On September 27, 1974, in Detroit, she married Wayne Wilhelmi who survives.
She is also survived by her daughter, Heidi (Zachary) Baker; son, Jason Wilhelmi; two Grandchildren, Alexandra Baker, Simon Baker; her sister, Sylvia Brasgalla; and numerous nieces and nephews

Judi was preceded in death by her brothers, Gene, Jack and Thom.

There will be a memorial Mass held at Saint Mary Catholic Church, Paw Paw on July 16, 2020 at 11:00 am with Fr. Joseph Xavier officiating; please wear a face covering and respect social distancing. Judi will be laid to rest at St. Mary Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Mary Catholic School. 

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Memorial Mass
July 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint Mary Catholic Church

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