Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Judith A. Zekus

February 18, 1941 - April 21, 2024
Holland, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Judith Anne Zekas peacefully passed away on April 21st, 2024, at the age of 83. She was an amazing woman that took several under her wings and was a lifelong mentor. Judy was a well-loved member of the community in Holland, Michigan where she retired with her partner (late) James Parise. Formerly of Oak Forest and Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger Academy High School. Retired from Sherwin Williams after over 35 years of service. Mother of Vicki (Jack) Hausherr, Patric (Erica) Zekas, Jeanine (late Dennis) Relyea and the late Christopher Zekas. Grandmother of Trevor, Emily, Zach (Hausherr) Morgan, Madison, Nathan, and PJ (Zekas). Samantha, Ashley, Madelyn, and Matthew (Relyea), “Bisnonna” of Rosalee, Mary Kathleen (Swientek) Dalila and Layla (Relyea). Co-Mother to Jannine (Hofman) Hausherr. Daughter of the late Rose nee Diero and Bouley Dapkus. Loving Aunt and Dear Friend to many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 West 14th Street, Chicago Heights on Saturday April 27, 2024, from 12:00 Noon until time of Funeral Services 3:00 pm. Interment private. Info 708-481-9230 and