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Julaine Wolff

Published On: May 20 2013 12:32:17 AM CDT
DEFOREST -

Julaine E. Wolff, age 82, reunited with her husband on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

She was born May 25, 1930, to Knute and Martha Knutson in Madison. Julaine moved to DeForest at the age of 12 where she was lovingly raised by Gust and Gladys Manthe. She met Laurence Wolff at a wedding dance and later married him on July 12, 1952, at Zion Lutheran Church.

Julaine worked at American Family Insurance retiring after 30 years. She liked traveling, reading, needlepoint, playing cards, senior outings with the church, but most importantly spending time with her family. Julaine will be greatly missed by her children and grandchildren.

Julaine is survived by her children, Janice (Dale) Smith, Steven (Kelly), and Ellen (Brad) Bjornstad; grandchildren, Melissa (Josh Grimes) Stream, Connie (Mark) Carmichael, Jennifer (Dan) Richards, Thomas Smith (Molly Hageman), Drew, and Sawyer; great-grandchildren, Kylee and Emma Carmichael, Mya Richards; siblings, Shirley Wallace, Neil (Jean) Knutson, Phillip (Karen) Knutson, and Rosemary (Jim) Buchanan. Further survived by other family and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband of 59 years; daughter, Gwen and son-in-law Mark Stream; brother, James Knutson.

A funeral service will be held at ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, W6906 County Road K, South Leeds, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Scott Schwertfeger officiating.

Visitation will be held at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 and again at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial will follow at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

A special thanks to DeForest Fire, EMS and Police Department. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com.

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