Julie Wrolson, 1937-2016

Published 10:27 am Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Funeral services for Julie Ann (Gunderson) Wrolson, 79, of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Eileen Woyen will officiate. Interment will be at Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Julie Wrolson

Julie Wrolson

Julie died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at St. John’s Lutheran Community.

Julie Ann (Gunderson) Wrolson was born Feb. 8, 1937, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Truman and Gladys (Rasmussen) Gunderson. She grew up in rural Albert Lea and graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1955. On Oct. 6, 1956, Julie married George Wrolson at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garner, Iowa. Before settling in Albert Lea, the couple had brief stints in Oregon, Rochester, and La Crescent. Julie worked at Standard Oil, Queens, Scottsman and Lou-Rich where she retired from at age of 70. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Elks Club and the Eagles Club. Julie enjoyed camping, karaoke with her daughter, traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

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Julie is survived by three sons, Dan (Nancy) Wrolson of Colleyeville, Texas, Darryl (Debby) Wrolson of Minnetrista, and Doug (Wanda) Wrolson of Albert Lea; grandchildren Heather (Dale) Pliska, Adam (Heather) Quimby, Paul Wrolson, Emily Wrolson, Barry (Debbie) Hartman, Kalin (Charles) Mitchell, Ben (Amber) Honsey, Megan (Mitch) Johnson, Dustin (Maggie) Honsey, Lindsay Christensen and Lisa Wrolson; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings Irving (Kyoko) Gunderson, Wayne (Shirley) Gunderson, Paul (JoAnn) Gunderson and Sandy (Craig) Stevens; and many nieces and nephews.

Julie was preceded in death by her parents Truman and Gladys Gunderson; husband, George; daughter, Sheila Johnson; son, David Wrolson; and brother, Alan (Arvis) Gunderson.

The family would like to thank the staff in Sheltering Arms at St. John’s and Julie’s close friends who visited regularly for their love and support.