Judith R. Harvel, 76, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Hope Creek Care Center, in East Moline. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter will officiate. A luncheon in the church hall will follow the service. Memorials may be left to the Judith Harvel Memorial Fund. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Judith R. Harvel, 76, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Hope Creek Care Center, in East Moline. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter will officiate. A luncheon in the church hall will follow the service. Memorials may be left to the Judith Harvel Memorial Fund. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Judith was born July 10, 1941, in Peoria, the daughter of Clarence and Edith (Spear) Logsdon. Judith married Loren Dagit; they later separated. Judith later married Ernest Harvel. He preceded her in death. She worked for Pinks’ Bus Service as a bus driver and for Hy-Vee, in Canton, in the produce department for several years, from which she retired. Judith was a member of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, and playing cards with her family. Most of all, Judith loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Rob Dagit, of Geneseo; and daughters, Diane (Rock) Holke, of Geneseo; Dawn Milroy, of Colona; and Denise (Darin) Dralle, of Geneseo. She also is survived by 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Edith; her husband, Ernest Harvel; two daughters, Deb Goodwin and Dinah Baker; and a brother, Larry Logsdon.