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Judy C. (Messenger-Anderson) Mackinder

February 5, 1940 — June 11, 2024

Battle Creek

Judy C. (Messenger-Anderson) Mackinder, daughter of Burton H. and Grace A. (Henry) Messenger-Schukman, passed away on June 11, 2024. 

She was born February 5, 1940, in Pennfield Township. Judy graduated from Pennfield schools and was a business owner for over 25 years in the Battle Creek area. She is survived by a wonderful son and daughter-in-law, Paul D. and Jackie Anderson of Battle Creek; stepson Richard L. (Laura) Mackinder, Jr. of Rosedale, VA.; brothers Dan and Jerry Messenger, sister Della McClain, sisters-in-law Leslie Messenger and Kathy Southern, all of Battle Creek, sister-in-law Martha Mackinder, of Seffner, FL, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several very special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Mackinder, Sr., a son, John A. Anderson, her parents, and a brother, Jim Messenger; sisters-in-law Joan Messenger and Karen Messenger; brother-in-law Ronnie McClain, David A. Anderson, the father of their children, granddaughter Sara, and stepsons Mike Mackinder, and Randy Mackinder.

Private family services have been held. A burial will take place at a later date at Fort Custer National Cemetery, where she will be reunited with Richard, and they will be together again.

 Judy's life will be celebrated on July 20, 2024, From 3 PM to 5 PM at the Sportsman’s Club of Battle Creek, 22655 Clear Lake Rd N, Battle Creek, MI 49014. All friends of Judy are invited to share how she touched people's lives. Per her wishes, NO FLOWERS; NO DONATIONS TO ANY CHARITY.

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