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Ann Truax Judson Moench

Ann Truax Judson Moench, 72, of Hurley, Mo., died Jan. 8.

She was born Sept. 2, 1940, in Lyons to John and Eloise Cockley Truax. The family moved to Manhattan and then Emporia where Ann graduated from high school.

She married Dean Judson on Aug. 21, 1959, in Emporia and raised four children. She was employed early at Newman Memorial Hospital and later as office manager for Brinkman and Hagman Architects, as well as often working at the family business, Emporia Bowl.

She moved to Las Vegas in 1982 and later married Bob Moench. After retiring in 2004, they moved to Hurley, Mo.

Ann is survived by her husband, Bob Moench of Earlville, Ill.; three sons, Jeffrey Judson and Jamen Judson of Emporia and Jerald Judson of Kansas City, Mo., a daughter, Jorinda McCubbin of Sabetha; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church, 2 Neosho St., Emporia.

Cremation has taken place. Interment will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, alongside her parents.

A memorial fund has been established for Alzheimer’s Association Research at

Last modified Jan. 23, 2013