Julie Ann Larson was born Dec. 16, 1958 in Austin, Minn. to Norman and Elizabeth (Steenerson) Larson. She was raised in Elk River and attended Elk River High School. Julie attended the Cambridge Community College for 2 years. She married Randy Murray in 1977. Randy was in the Navy so they lived in several locations. They divorced in 1991. Julie lived in Cambridge from 1991 – 1996 and then moved to Elk River. In 2004 she moved to Aitkin. Julie was a care giver and a very caring person. She enjoyed taking care of her dad in Aitkin. She also enjoyed painting, doing ceramics, baking and going to garage sales.
Julie is survived by three children, Shawn (Devon) Murray of Cambridge, Melissa Murray and fiancé Brian Egerstrom of Elk River, Heather Murray of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Chase, Mckenna, Trinitty, Savanna and Tiana; father, Norman H. Larson of Aitkin; three sisters, Lori, Cheri and Heidi; two brothers, Harry and Rickey; former husband, Randy Murray of Bremerton, Washington; and by many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service. Memorials are suggested to Julie Larson Memorial Fund at Wells Fargo.