Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
and Mausoleum

Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Judith Alayne Marshall, 80, of Kouts passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021.  She was born May 13, 1940 in Brazil, IN to Hugh & Luciel (Draeger) Halcomb, graduated from Warren Central High School, and received a B.A. and M.A. in Education from Valparaiso University.  She began her teaching career at Ramstein military base in Germany, and concluded in 2002 at Kouts Elementary after 20 years of compassionate lessons emphasizing the joy and value of reading.  As a woman of faith she was a member of Heritage Lutheran Church, and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, enjoyed volunteering with Lutheran Braille Workers, and Friends of the Library.  Judith’s natural charisma with people wherever she went also extended to family pets, not only were they her “best friend”, but she theirs.  On May 25, 1963 she married Dennis E. Marshall who preceded her in death in 2001.  Survivors include their children, Douglas Marshall, Sarah Marshall, & Dale Marshall (Missy), grandchildren, Tori & Hunter Brodner, and great grandchildren, Teagan & Wren.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, Robert Halcomb.   
A visitation will be held Sunday from 1 - 4 pm at Kosanke Funeral Home, Kouts.  The funeral service will begin at 10:30 am Monday at Heritage Lutheran Church, Valparaiso with burial following at Graceland Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Braille Workers or American Alzheimer’s Association.  Click here to watch the recorded funeral service.

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