Julia M. Mavetz

Julia “Ticky” M. Mavetz, 84, of Ely, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 23, 2011.

Julia was born Dec. 29, 1926 in Soudan, Minn. to Joseph and Clara (Stepan) Erchul. Julia married Louis “Swede” Mavetz on May 28, 1949 and they had 60 wonderful years together.

Julia loved being around her family especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed baking, cooking and visiting her children. Julia was a lifelong member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Julia is survived by her children: Mike (Penny) Mavetz of St. Cloud and Jeannie (Steve) Winselman of Cambridge; five grandchildren: Jonathan, Andrew and Christopher Mavetz and Billy and Ashley Winselman; sister Rose Kauchick of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Julia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Louis on September 7, 2009; her brothers: Joseph, Frank and Fred and a sister: Margarett.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely with a gathering of family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.