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Monday, August 23, 2021

Obituary - Delores B. (Judd) Modrell

Delores Modrell, 86, of Nevada, MO, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, MO. Delores was born on June 10, 1935 in Nevada to Ollie Thomas and Ruth Lucille (Van Dolah) Judd. She was married to Robert Modrell and he preceded her in death.

Delores was raised in Metz, Mo and graduated from Metz High School Class of 1954. She served in the U. S. Navy for four years. After the service she lived in Kansas City, MO and worked for AMINO Brother’s Construction for 20 years. Following retirement she lived in Harwood, MO and has resided in Nevada for the past 20 years.

Delores was an avid book reader, enjoyed doing crossword and sudoku puzzles, playing bingo, and helping others. She enjoyed her weekly card game with her friends.

Survivors include her siblings, brothers Grover Judd (Ruby), Nevada, Walter Judd (Gloria), Kansas City, MO, and Della Talley (Dennis), Nevada; numerous nieces and nephews; stepchildren, Robert Modrell (Helen), Salina, KS, and Terry Lachenmyer, SC; step-grandson Ben (Angela) Modrell, AK, and his daughter, Joslynn, and sister-in-law Katy Judd, CA. In addition to her husband Robert and her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Judd, and a half-brother, Don Judd.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Interment will follow in Green Mound Cemetery, Harwood, MO.

Those who wish may contribute in Delores’ memory to the Green Mound Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home.