Judie A. (Sykes) Prentiss, 79

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Judith "Judie" Anne (Sykes) Prentiss died on Saturday, April 6, 2024 in Stromsburg, Nebraska, at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 12 days. Judie was the oldest of two children of Clarence and Lorraine (Wall) Sykes. She was born on January 27, 1945 at Superior, Nebraska.
After graduating Ruskin High School, she attended Business School in Fairbury, Nebraska.
In 1967 Judie married Jack Prentiss at the United Methodist Church in Nora, Nebraska. To this union one son was born. Soon after Russell was born Judie decided to pursue a degree in nursing at Marymount in Salina, Kansas. Through the years as a registered nurse, Judie worked many different roles in many different facilities. Some of which was working on the floor to being a Director of Nursing. One of her last positions was being a nursing instructor at Kaplan University in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Judie enjoyed many things. If she wasn't at work you could often find her working on her latest sewing project, reading a book or cooking for friends and family.
In later years her focus shifted when her granddaughter, Alyse was born. As she grew up Judie was busy attending her extracurricular activities which included horse shows and other sporting events. Judie enjoyed every minute with her.
She entered the Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg, Nebraska, in January of 2023 due to her health.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lorraine Sykes; husband, Jack, her son, Russell Prentiss; and sister, Georgia (Arthur) Hickman.
Survivors include her granddaughter, Alyse (Andrew) Carlson of Fairmont, Nebraska; niece, Abby Hickman of York, Nebraska; daughter-in-law, Margie Prentiss of Fairmont, Nebraska; nephews, Jeff Hickman of Denver, Colorado, James (Emily) O'Rourke of Norfolk, Virginia, John O'Rourke of Hastings, Nebraska, Phillip Bruning of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Ben (Loretta) Bruning of Norfolk, Nebraska; along with step-grandchildren, Corillian and Dustin Frank, and many other step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior, Nebraska, Friday, April 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Justin Smith will officiate.
Burial will be in Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given in care of the family.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, with family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home.

Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Phone 402-879-3900


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