Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 1/8/2009 at 18:28:00
Julia Fitzgerald, age 55, of Gilbert, died December 28, 2008, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. A Funeral Mass will be Friday, January 2, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Boone with Rev. Dennis Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Julia was born in Boone on May 25, 1953, the daughter of Frank and LaVerne (Murphy) Fitzgerald. She graduated from Gilbert High School in 1971 and from the University of Northern Iowa in 1975. She was presently C.E.O. of Director's Staff for the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Julia enjoyed gardening and lawn work.
She is preceded in death by her parents. Julia is survived by a brother, Mike Fitzgerald and wife, Marge of Ames; uncle and aunt Maurice and Velda Fitzgerald of Boone; long time friend, Dave Kalvik of Randall; a nephew, Matt Fitzgerald of Gordon, Nebraska; great nieces Jera and Page Fitzgerald of Gordon, Nebraska; and cousins, Pat and Brenda Fitzgerald of Boone, Mary Jo and Loren Tungesvik of Radcliffe, Shannon and Mike Shearer of Boone, Geralyn and Jim McVeigh of Nashville, Tennessee, and Lou Ann Anderson of Ogden; and many other relatives.
Friends may call at Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall on Thursday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. where a Vigil Service will be at 7:00 p.m. and the family will be present from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Visitation continues Friday at the funeral chapel from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Memorials may be given to Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, rural Gilbert.
Online condolences and a guestbook are available at www.schroedermemorialchapel.com.
Source: Boone News Republican
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