Memorial service set for Judy Baar Topinka

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A memorial service is now set for Judy Baar Topinka. The state’s comptroller passed-away suddenly Wednesday after suffering a stroke.

The service will be held Wednesday morning at a union headquarters in southwest suburban Countryside.

The service begins at 9:30 a.m. at 6200 Joliet Rd.

Topinka reportedly stated in her final legal documents that she did not want a funeral or wake, but said her friends and family members could hold a memorial service for her following her cremation.

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  • sandi

    I voted for her. I liked that she was upfront, outspoken, funny and didn’t hold her mind back on things. She’s like my grandfather on my mother’s side of the family. Like a bird flying so high to the clouds that on one can touch her. I will miss her and my heart goes out to her family, friends, and all of the people she worked with in this time of need.