Judith Ann (Arterburn) Vrtiska passed Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Beatrice, Nebraska at the age of 71. \nJudy was born February 15, 1950, in Red Cloud, Webster County, Nebraska. She attended school in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Judy married David Vrtiska July 19, 1992, in Wymore, Nebraska. David preceded her in death on August 30, 2014.\nIn her early years, she traveled in the states before returning to Nebraska. Judy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Wymore. She enjoyed playing cards and putting together puzzles. Delivering mail to other residents in her cottage at Good Samaritan was the highlight of her day until the pandemic when residents were confined to their rooms. Judy was more and more isolated as 2020 came to an end. Her health declined during the last 18 months.\nShe leaves to mourn her passing a sister Sandra Duntz (Merrill) of Clay Center, NE; a brother& sister-in-law Marvin & Clara Vrtiska of Wymore, NE; also, nieces, nephews & friends.\nShe was preceded in death by her husband David; parents Howard & Betty Arterburn; siblings Jane, Robert & Carol.\nThere will be no visitation or service. Interment in the Blue Hill Cemetery will take place later. Laughlin- Hoevet Funeral Home of Wymore is in charge of arrangements.\nSign Judy's online register book at www.ghchapel.com.