Happy 75th birthday Judene (Zechin) Abels! She would really enjoy receiving many birthday cards in honor of her birthday on Aug. 14. Please send cards to 1100 Taylor Ave., in Norfolk.
Judene was born and raised in Stanton. After college, she taught home economics in Winside, Schuyler and Seward. She moved to Norfolk in 1981, and worked substitute teacher in a women’s residential facility and worked with people with special needs. She retired in 2008 and is enjoying being a grandma, gardening, baking, cooking, and her pets.
She has two children and two grandchildren: Shannon Abels (Dan Johnson) lives in Sioux Falls, S.D. Scott Abels (Nina Buck) lives in Stanton, with their children Charlie (4) and Piper (1).