Judith A. Downey

September 17, 1941 ~ August 13, 2018 (age 76)

  Judith A. Downey, 76, of Streator passed away at 10:30 AM Monday (August 13, 2018) at O.S.F. St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa.

  A visitation will be held from 10 AM – 1 PM Thursday at the Hagi & Baker Funeral Home.

  Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Thursday at the funeral home.  Rev. John Gutz of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate.

  Interment will be in Emery Green Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Chris Downey, Chad Bradley, Matt Clemens, Dustin Allison, Jordan Allison and Zachary McStoots.

  She was born on September 17, 1941 in Streator to Joseph & Cecilia (Fairbanks) Brooke.  She married Robert E. “Beaver” Downey Sr. on July 9, 1960 in Streator.  He preceded her in death on October 14, 2016.

  She is survived by her children:  Robert (Karen) Downey Jr., of Streator, Tammy (Michael) Bradley of Streator and Dawn (Donald Jr.) Allison of Dalzell, S.C.; grandchildren:  Christopher (Katherine) Downey, Chad (Rachel) Bradley, Dustin Allison, Michelle (Garrett) Mauzy, Amber (Matthew) Clemens, Jordan (Brittany)Allison, Jessica (Zachariah) McStoots; 12 great grandchildren; siblings:  Betty Hannula of WI, Diane Miller of Streator, Bonnie Theisinger of Streator and Charles Theisinger of WY.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; brothers:  James & Joseph Brooke and a sister Elsie Hill.

  She attended Streator Township High School and had worked at Paris Garter Factory, as a waitress at numerous restaurants and retired from Imperial Home Décor Wallpaper Factory.

  She formerly belonged to the Moose Family Center and the Streator Eagles Aerie #645.

  Judy loved to camp with family and friends and was an avid Bingo player.

  Memorials may be directed to the family.

  Online condolences may be left for the family and her video tribute seen at


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