Judith Louise DeGraw, age 80 of Howell, Michigan died Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at her home.
Born November 24, 1939 in Detroit, the daughter of Elwood C. and Ruth M. (Titcomb) Wagner, Judith is survived by her beloved husband, Rev. Alan W. DeGraw (Retired Elder), whom she married June 9, 2001 in Novi. She is also survived by her brother James Wagner of Howell, sister Patricia Dallwitz of Grand Blanc, step daughters Julie DeGraw and Sharon (Keith Briggs) DeGraw, grandchildren Keegan, Aidan and Lydia Knowles and many nieces and nephews. Judith is preceded in death by her sister-in-law Lynne Wagner, brother-in-law Gerald “Butch” Dallwitz and nephew Dan Rosenhack.
Judith was a graduate of McKenzie High School in Detroit. After receiving her teaching degree from Eastern Michigan University she taught for the North Dearborn Heights public schools for many years. Judith was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Howell, where a private family funeral service will take place, with burial following in Howell Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church of Howell, 1230 Bower St, Howell, MI 48843 or the United Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation, 805 W. Middle Street, Chelsea, MI 48118.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by McDonald’s Funeral Home of Howell, MI.