Judith Hommel loses fight with cancer

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Judith Hommel, Kathy Stadtfield, courtesy photo

Judith Hommel, artist and educator who brought class and culture to Washtenaw Community College during more than 25 years of service to the school, died at her home on Feb. 11. She was 70.

Hommel had been fighting ovarian cancer for four years, during which she became an advocate for all women fighting the disease. She retired from Washtenaw in 2011 after serving as a special assistant to then-President Larry Whitworth.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Hommel, daughters, Erika Boehnke (Chris Boehnke), and Leslie Dobos (Erik Dobos), and four grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 608 E. Williams St., Ann Arbor.

To read more about a career dedicated to WCC, visit: http://archive.washtenawvoice.com/2014/02/amazing-grace/

 

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