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Judith Judy Orline Zandberg (Jorgensen)

May 15, 1943 - March 17, 2021


It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our dear wife and mother Judith Orline Zandberg passed away peacefully in her sleep in Abbotsford, BC on March 17, 2021 at 77 years old.  Judy was born in Vancouver, BC in 1943 as the second daughter of four children and graduated from Maple Ridge High School.  She married Karl in 1963 and raised her family in the northern city of Prince George, BC. Karl and Judy moved to Abbotsford, BC in 1995 to enjoy their retirement years.

Judy is survived by her husband Karl; her children Linda (Scott) Roux, Diana (Danièle) Zandberg and Jason (Roselyn) Zandberg; her grandchildren Jackson, Chloe and Ellie; her sister Marlynn (Ken) Hardwick and her brother Douglas (Kate) Jorgensen; many brothers/sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews; and numerous dear friends.  She was predeceased by her parents Lawrence and Orline Jorgensen and her brother Melvyn Jorgensen.

Judy was a beloved wife, a loving mother, a dear sister, and a good friend to many and she touched so many people’s lives throughout her 77 years with us.  She was an avid and skilled sewer who, in her younger years, was known for the beautiful Raggedy Anne and Andy doll sets that she sewed. (Her kids spent many nights stuffing doll legs, arms and bodies at night as the family watched TV together in Prince George so Judy could expertly finish the dolls and send them off to their new homes.) In her later years, she branched into sewing stuffed animals and other beautiful fabric crafts.  Judy was a kind woman who loved the winter, enjoyed thrifting, had a knack for remembering everyone’s birthdays, could play solitaire for hours on end, and was fascinated with the afterlife.  She had a big heart and was always there to help her family or a friend or neighbour. We will miss her terribly.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the family will not be holding a funeral. However, a celebration of Judy’s life will be organized later this year. Friends and family are encouraged to share their condolences, memories and photos of Judy on a Facebook remembrance site that her family created at www.facebook.com/groups/JudyZandberg.


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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Siegfried & Janny De Jong

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Judy was a loving lady with a great sense of humor. She was very talented and loved to help. She will be missed.
Thinking of you with sympathy and sending you our thoughts and prayers for healing. May God comfort and bless you.

From: Anne vanHerk (Bandringa)
Relation: Friend

Dear Karl and family…..I was shocked to see the obituary for Judy in our newspaper today……we have had many talks and experienced our teen age years together in Maple Ridge….may the Lord give you all the strength and peace and comfort you need, especially at this time……my condolences to you all….
Anne vanHerk (Bandringa)

From: Nico & Alice Jukema
Relation: 2nd cousin

Sending our sincere condolences to Karl & family. Judy will be missed, but has left us with warm loved memories. We pray that you feel the presence of the Great Comforter to surround you during this difficult time with the loss of Judy.

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