Obit: Jannene, Julia "Julie" (1926 - 2006)


Jannene, Julia (Huebscher) (18 May 1926 - 27 Sep 2006)

----Sources: Tribune - Phonograph, Vol. 46, No 40, p 15, Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Julia Jannene

Julia "Julie" Jannene, 80, Colby, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

A celebration of Julie’s life was held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept, 30, 2006, at First United Church of Christ in Colby. Rev. Kenneth A. Dix presided. Visitation was from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, Sept, 29, 2006, at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

She was born May 18, 1926, in Marshfield to Fred and Elsie (Leiser) Huebscher. Julie married Ralph Jannene Oct. 12, 1950, at the Little Brown Church, Nashua, Iowa.

They moved to Colby and raise four children. After arriving in Colby, Julie was employed by the Harmony Co-op. From 1966 to 1990 Julie was a clerk at the Colby Post Office. After retirement she worked part time at Fiskars, Nichols Medical Transport and transported people for Clark County. She was a Charter Member of the Lioness. Julie also was an active member of the VFW Auxiliary, Clark County Historical Society and NRA Colby Camp #2666.

Julie was honored as the 1991 Colby Citizen of the Year. She was a longtime solicitor for the annual Colby Community Chest. Julie also took part in the Telcare program and assisted with the Red Cross Blood drives. In addition to these duties, Julie also maintained a round of visitations to the local nursing homes, elderly and shut-ins.

Julie has been a member of the First United Church of Christ and served as Sunday School Superintendent, Member of Women’s Guild, organized weekly greeters for 45 years and wore numerous other hats.

Julie is survived by her three sons, Ralph (Karen) Jannene, Burlington, Julian (Jayne) Jannene, Colby, and Dean (Gee Gee) Jannene, Janesville; daughter Jana (Tom) Nomady, Mosinee; and seven grandchildren, Adam, Anna, Ashley, Cole, Jeramey and Garrick Jannene, and Kyle Nomady.

Julie was preceded in death by her husband Ralph; parents; three sisters; and one brother.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be designated in her name.

Maurina/Community Funeral Home assisted the family

(Paid Obituary 40-62869)



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