Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Judkins family at this time. We do thank them for thinking of our children and supporting our mission during their time of loss by suggesting donations to the Noyes Home for Children In lieu of flowers.

If you would like to send donations in memory of Laura Hawkins Bruns Judkins they can be mail to:

The Noyes Home for Children
801 North Noyes Blvd
St. Joseph Mo. 64506

Or made online In Memory of Laura Hawkins Bruns Judkins

Laura Hawkins Bruns Judkins, 59, St. Joseph, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016, at her home.

She was born September 21, 1957, in St. Joseph.

She married Mark Judkins on December 10, 1988. He survives of the home.

 Laura Judkins obituary

She was a graduate of Lafayette High School.

Laura was a hairstylist and esthetician at Beauty First, and owned and operated Shear Excitement for 23 years. She thought of all of her clients as part of her family and she told every one of them they were her favorite.

Mrs. Judkins was a Catholic and worked as a Youth Minister at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, in Deluth, Minnesota, from 2001 to 2003. She enjoyed participating with her grandchildren at Vacation Bible School. Laura loved being with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Edelmira (Garcia) Hawkins.

Additional survivors include: her three children, Burgandy Ideker (Paul), St. Joseph, Elliott Bruns, St. Joseph, and Sydney Judkins, St. Joseph; grandchildren, Gavyn Greve, Kansas City, Missouri, Iris and Hawkins, both of St. Joseph; brother, Tony Hawkins (Gail), St. Joseph; sister, Marcy Foster (Steve), St. Joseph; and many beloved nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

Entombment: Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to St. Francis Xavier Church or School or Noyes Home for Children.