Judy Gumbel

April 27, 1928 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 94)


Julia 'Judy' Gumbel, 94, of Bondville, died on Monday, May 23, 2022 in Gibson City.

There will be a visitation at St. Boniface Catholic Church, rural Seymour, on Thursday, May 26, from 9:30-10:30 am. The funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 am with Fr. Joseph Hogan officiating. Burial will immediately follow at St. Boniface Cemetery.

Judy was born on April 27, 1928, the youngest of 10 children born to Benjamin and Rosa (Savoy) Ochs. She married James Gumbel on August 22, 1950 and together they raised 5 children. James preceded her in death on August 9, 2007.

Survivors include 1 daughter, Joan Jordan of Mahomet; 4 sons, James (Connie) of IN, Jan Michael of Savoy, Joseph (Teresa) of Champaign and Jeffrey (Rhonda) of Champaign; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter.

Judy was a long-time parishioner at St. Boniface, where she served on the Altar and Rosary Society for many years. In addition to being a homemaker, Judy worked at the Illini Union Bookstore and was proud to serve as an Election Judge for Scott Township for many years. She enjoyed playing euchre at the KC's in Rantoul and dancing with her husband every Saturday night.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to the St. Boniface Cemetery Fund. 


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May 26, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Boniface Catholic Church and Cemetery
416 County Rd 1100 N
Seymour, IL 61875

Funeral Mass
May 26, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Boniface Catholic Church and Cemetery
416 County Rd 1100 N
Seymour, IL 61875


St Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105

St. Boniface Cemetery Fund
416 County Road 1100N, Seymour IL 61875

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