Judy L. McPeak

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Judy L. McPeak, 59, Minot, formerly of San Antonio, TX, died Tuesday, June 13, 2023, in a Minot hospital.

Judy was born December 2, 1963, in Madera, California to Spencer and Audrey (Shaffer) McPeak. She spent the early years of her life deployed with her father’s military service in the Philippines. They returned stateside and moved to Minot, ND in 1969 for his final assignment at Minot Air Force Base. Judy grew up in the ‘Magic City’ and graduated from Minot High School in 1981.

Judy was once married to Jon Steinke. This union was blessed with two daughters, Jennifer and Jessica. They lived in Minot and San Antonio, TX following Jon’s assignments with the US Air Force.

She married Roy Garnand. Their family grew with the addition of two sons, Jarrad and Jordan, from this union. They made their homes in Minot and overseas in Turkey while deployed as a family. They settled in San Antonio, but later divorced.

Judy spent her working years as a waitress and full time mom. She was witty, loved to laugh and had quite a sense of humor.

She returned to Minot to be near her parents and family in 2010. She enjoyed family time, which included her dachshund, Bella. She will be remembered for being a talented artist, excellent cook and generous and compassionate friend to all.

Judy is survived by her children Jennifer (Jesse) Galindo, San Antonio, TX, Jessica (Thomas) Haskins, Roswell, NM, Jarrad Garnand, Eugene, OR and Jordan Garnand, Austin, TX; grandchildren Joaquin and Joel Galindo and Ayla, Hailyn and Paisley Haskins; mother, Audrey McPeak, Minot; brothers Jeff (Lynne) McPeak, Rockwell, TX, Bruce (Mary) McPeak, Chesterfield, VA and Kevin (Barb) McPeak, Minot, ND along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Judy was preceded in death by her father, Spencer and great nephew Micah Bartz.

Liturgy of the Word Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2023, at Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service in the funeral home.
Memorials are preferred to organizations focused on addiction and recovery services.


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