Judy Lynne Byrge Bench, age 46, passed away February 12, 1998 at the University of Utah Hospital following a courageous battle with illness.

Born September 17, 1951 in Price, UT, to John Burlington and Olga "Cookie" Ivy Jones Byrge. Married B. Kim Bench May 26, 1972 in Salt Lake City.A devoted and loving wife and mother to all her family. Judy worked 13 years for Carbon County School District as a Librarian for Helper Junior High. She loved working with the kids and her fellow workers. She loved the mountains, going camping to Argyle and loved all of natures wonders.

Survived by; Loving husband, B. Kim Bench, Helper; son, Kim E. and Jodi Bench, Wellington; daughter, Kelli Lynne Bench, Wellington; three grandchildren, Alexus and Chauntyl Peggy Bench, and Kaeci Lynne Calloway; mother, Olga "Cookie" Byrge, Kearns; brother, John H. Byrge, Taylorsville; sister, Jan L. Criquelion, Hunter, UT; Best buddies, Lynnette Byrge and Lois Pitchforth. Preceded in death by her father and a brother, Jackie R. Byrge.

Funeral service, Monday, February 16, 1998, 11 a.m. Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's, Monday, one hour prior to services. Friends are welcome at Mitchell's Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Interment Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.

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