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Judy Lynn Buratto October 21, 1947 - September 6, 2022

On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Judy Lynn Buratto passed away at the age of 74.

Judy was born October 21, 1947 in Boise, Idaho to Chuck and Tony Beymer. Judy attend elementary school in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho and graduated from Borah HS in Boise in 1965. Upon graduation Judy began a long and distinguished career as a secretary and personnel assistant. She worked for Intermountain Gas then worked in law offices in Pocatello, ID., while her first husband, Larry Knop attended Idaho State University. She returned to Boise and continued her career in law offices. In 1978 Judy married Steve Buratto and they begin the nomadic life of a football coach. Morning from Boise to Las Vegas, NV, to Regina, SK, then to Vancouver and on to Calgary, AB, back to Vancouver, on to Baltimore MD. and finally settling back in Boise for the remainder of her life.
Judy loved to travel and visited Europe when possible visiting the Basque Country to visit relatives when ever possible. She loved to play cards and was quite successful at Blackjack even as a dealer for a time. Judy loved crystal and had a wonderful collection of crystal figurines and stem ware of which she was very proud. Judy’s greatest love was people and she had a multitude of friends all over the US and Canada.
Judy was preceded in death by her mother, Tony and father, Chuck. She is survived by her sisters Joan Lanning and Carole Hearne, her husband Steve and three step children, Steve Buratto, Jill Forehand, Dina Buratto and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.


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    Jill Willie Coats says

    Judy was a wonderful childhood friend. I will miss her terribly. I will miss her calling me Willie. May Steve and her family find peace.

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    Julie says

    My deepest condolences to Steve and family for the passing of Judy. We were such great friends do many years ago. We worked at the Idaho Supreme Court and we traveled together. We lost contact while she moved a lot with Steve but I always remembered our special times together. What a joy to have visited with her earlier this year. Rest In Peace my friend. Julie McDonough Scott

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    Jill Buratto Forehand says

    Judy was a wonderful step mother and a huge influence in my life. I was so lucky to have her as family. My little family will miss her so much! RIP Jude, you will live in my heart forever.

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    Ken Inselman says

    Judy was my second cousin. Hadn’t seen her for some time. We will all miss her

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    Cindy V says

    I just miss you Judy !!! The memories of all our late night talks bring a smile to my face about you !! I will miss you so much !! Cindy

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    Jedd Craig says

    Celebration of Life
    Want to announce a Celebration of Life for Judy on October 23rd 3 P.M. at the Eagles Lodge located in the Overland Park Shopping Center behind The Outback Steak House. The address is 7025 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID 83709
    Look forward to seeing Family and Friends and please share this to get the word out

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    Ann (Evans) Clark says

    Judy and I were close high school friends. I remember her wild sense of fun and great laugh. We shared so many great adventures together. Although we lost track of each other, we reunited at our 50th class reunion. We picked up as though we had never been apart. She was an amazing woman.

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