Julia Ann Eichelberger, age 49 of Broken Bow, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at her home. Julie was born Dec. 31, 1963, at Callaway Hospital to Terry and Marge Eichelberger.
Julie grew up in Broken Bow where she attended school until she was a junior. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1981.
At a young age Julie was diagnosed with a rare heart condition and later with diabetes. Even though she struggled with this throughout her life she never lost her love of life or her love for her family. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her family and friends.
Julie also loved watching Nebraska football, pro football, and NASCAR. She also enjoyed working at the City Café, Huckle-berry’s and Pizza Hut.
Julie is survived by her father, Terry Eichelberger and her step-mother Fredi of Oconto; her sister, Tami Johnson of Bertrand and her special friend Roy Krings; step-sister, Gina Seybold and her husband Troy of Wilcox; niece, Erin Jensen and her husband Brad of Holdrege; nephews, Tana Tallon and his wife Stacia of Hill City, S.D., and Shawn Tallon and Alicia Bahlm of Kearney; great-niece, Kaylee Newman of Holdrege; great-nephews, Taylor and Brody, and great-niece Madeline of Hill City, S.D.
Memorial services were Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Roger McDermott officiating. Burial will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Foundation. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Custer County Chief, Oct. 3, 2013