SYCAMOREóDr. Judd Robert Storey, 87, of Sycamore, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at home.
He was born Oct. 3, 1925, in DeKalb, the son of Robert Wayne and Alta (Judd) Storey, Judd practiced optometry in DeKalb for 38 years, retiring Jan. 1, 1988. He was much enjoyed by his patients and is loved and will be missed by his family and friends.
Judd served in the Naval Air Corps from 1944-1947. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of DeKalb, DeKalb Elks Club, American Legion and American Optometric Association. Judd was a 1943 graduate of DeKalb High School and did undergraduate studies at Northern Illinois University and Duke University. He received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1950 from Northern Illinois College of Optometry.
Judd married Yvonne Kerr on April 10, 1948, in DeKalb. Together they had three children, Kaye, Stephen and Diane. After Yvonneís passing in 1989, Judd married Corinne L. (Swanstrom) Kasmar on Feb. 2, 1991, in Rochelle.
Judd enjoyed golfing, fishing, bowling, traveling and gardening.†
He is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Corinne Storey; son, Dr. Stephen (Karen) Storey of DeKalb; daughters, Kaye Storey of Sycamore and Diane (Gary) Hill of Round Lake; stepson, Kevin Kasmar of Barrington; grandchildren, Matthew Boren, Caitlin,†Emily, Cameron and Tessa; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emmalee and Connor; brother, Dean R. (Carol) Storey of Chicago; nephew, Brian (Amy) Storey; and niece, Lynn Storey.
A private family funeral service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Dr. Judd R. Storey Memorial Fund for I Care International, 880 Bedford Road, Morris, IL 60450, or can be sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.