Judy Marie Turkia Johnson, 71
January 5, 2022
Judith Marie Turkia Johnson, 71, fell asleep in Jesus on December 29, 2021, surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer.
Judy was born to Roy and Helga (Jarvi) Turkia on January 13, 1950. A native of Butte, Montana, the granddaughter of Finnish immigrants who came to work in the Butte mines, she attended Butte elementary and high schools. After graduation, she worked as a bank teller.
In 1971 Judy met Bill Johnson at the Raymond Supper Club on Harrison Avenue in Butte. They were married on January 18, 1973, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and came directly to the Boulder Valley...