Judith Ben-Hur | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Judith Ben-Hur

Judith Ben-Hur (nee Horwitz) of Milwaukee died Sept. 22 at the age of 68.
Born in Milwaukee, Ben-Hur attended Washington High School. Upon graduation she attended the University of Oklahoma.

According to her family, she was a strong advocate for children and young adults with autism. She was very involved with her children and extended family, they said.

She is survived by her daughter Gia Ben-Hur and two sons, Evan Ben-Hur and Daniel Ben-Hur, all of Milwaukee; a sister, Donna (Dr. Harvey) Wichman of Bayside; and one grandson.

Funeral services were held Sept. 25 at Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home. Rabbi Ronald Shapiro officiated. Burial was in Mound Zion Cemetery.

The family would appreciate memorial contributions to the Autism Society of America or to the charity of the donor’s choice.