Sun Prairie - Julie Lynn Carpenter, age 52, died unexpectedly while at her home on April 10, 2014.
Julie was born on January 18, 1962 in Madison, the daughter of David and Louis VanderSanden.
Julie worked at the Walgreen's distribution center in Windsor for over 17 years. She enjoyed fishing, camping at the campgrounds, cooking, singing and dancing. Julie was a very encouraging and supportive person to all of her family and friends. She will always be remembered as a person who donated her time and energy for other people and in doing so, touched many lives.
Julie is survived by her daughter, Nicole Carpenter (Dean Mickelson); her mother, Louise VanderSanden; 4 siblings, Jane (Jim) Zantow, Steve VanderSanden, Jeanine (Dan) Wilken and Jennifer (Ari) Ottersen; her significant other, Gary Foster; a special friend, Debbie Zacharko-Boltwood and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Julie was preceded in death by her father, David VanderSanden in May of 2007 and her second daughter, Natalie Wiegan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in Julie's memory.
Memorial services will be held at the Cress Funeral Home, 1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie WI on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM and will also continue after the memorial services. Cremation rites have been accorded.