Judith Laverne Thomas

January 15, 2013

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Judith Thomas

Judith Thomas

Judith Laverne Thomas was born Sept. 16, 1940, to Fritz E. Carlson and Winifred I. Carlson.

Heaven welcomed her on Dec. 18, 2012. She was our mother, mother-in law, sister, daughter, aunt, Grandma Judy, Great Grandma Judy and dear friend to so many.

The best baker in town! She shared her love for us all with cookies, pies, creampuffs and truly edible fruit cake!

She found joy in beachcombing for agates, fishing with anyone who would go with her, baking with her grandkids and, in retirement, spending time with her four-legged best buddy Buster.

Thank you, Mom, you live deep in our hearts.

Judy’s oatmeal/chocolate chip cookies

  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 package of chocolate chips
  • 1½ cup oatmeal

Bake at 350 degrees on ungreased cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes. Makes about six dozen.

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