Judith M. Huibregtse, 70, of Hingham peacefully went to heaven on Monday afternoon, May 28, 2018 while at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center.

Judy was born on November 7, 1947 in Sheboygan, the daughter of Wesley and Marion “Mary” (Hopeman) Dirkse. Judy was a 1965 graduate of Oostburg High School. Judy then went on to study at Hope College, Wisconsin State University-Eau Claire and studied for her masters degree in Speech Therapy from UW Milwaukee.

On December 19, 1969 she married Barry Huibregtse in Hingham. Judy was a devoted homemaker, speech therapist at several local schools, and bookkeeper for their family business, Dirkse and Huibregtse Inc.

Judy was a lifelong member at Hingham Reformed Church where she was active as a Bible Class teacher, former organist, and the Women’s Circle. She enjoyed art fairs, shopping, traveling, music and spending time with her grandsons and other family.

Judy is survived by her husband of 48 years, Barry; one son, Damon (Michelle) Huibregtse; three grandsons, Elias Wesley, Zander Barry, and Ryker Steven Huibregtse, all of Hingham; one sister, Norine (Rev. Tom) Katsma of Boise, Idaho; one brother, Rodney (Sherry) Dirkse of Hingham; three sisters-in-law, Beverly (Wayne) Hilbelink of Delavan, Jan (Wayne) Mentink of Kiel, and Lynn (Wayne) Brasser of Hingham; nieces and nephews.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Dean Dirkse; and a brother-in-law, Rodney Huibregtse.

A funeral to celebrate Judy’s life will take place at the Hingham Reformed Church on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2 pm with Revs. Steve Bakker and Tom Katsma officiating. Burial will take place at the Hingham Cemetery.

Family and friends will gather at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg on Friday from 4-8 pm, and on Saturday, at church, from 1 pm until the time of service at 2 pm.

For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com

A memorial fund is being established in her name for the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Huibregtse family.

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