Judith A. VanRiper, age 79, passed away Aug. 12, 2019 at Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc. She is the loving wife of the late Jack VanRiper for 58 years. She was the daughter of Dale and Agnes Johnson of Hale and Bay City, MI. Surviving are her children, Scott (Kathie) Golden and Elizabeth (Dean) Brown; grandchildren, Tyler Golden, Nick Ghering, Halley (Jason) Cottrell, and Deanna (fiancée Chuck Bridges) Brown; and great grandchildren, Bryce, Emma and Addison. She was a stay at home mom and later became a well-known dog and cat groomer to clients in Fenton, Linden, and Lake Fenton. She will be cherished and missed by all that knew her.