Julie Ann Andersen: 1952-2022
Julie Andersen, 69, of Harrisburg, S.D., died Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. A funeral mass was held Thursday, April 7 at St. Christina Catholic Church, Parker, S.D., with burial at the Rosehill Cemetery, Parker.
Julie Ann Wingert was born on May 20, 1952 at McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls to Julius and Betty (Biever) Wingert. She grew up in Parker where she attended St. Christina Catholic Church and graduated from Parker High School in 1970. On Oct. 17, 1970 she was united in marriage to Leroy Andersen. To this union their son Andrew was born.
While her husband served in the Navy they lived across the US where she worked in the base daycare. Leroy died in 1979. She lived in Parker for a number of years where she was employed as a teller for Home Federal Bank. For over 20 years she lived in Menno, S.D., where she worked at the convenience store and the Menno Olivet Care Center. The past couple of years she has lived in Harrisburg to be closer to family.
Julie was a very giving and nurturing person to anyone she met. She loved and cherished the friendships she made with her neighbors and with her co-workers. She had a special love for her dog Dakota which was seen on a daily basis. While living in Parker she was involved in the altar society and for many years she was active in the VFW Auxiliary.
Grateful for having shared her life are her son, Andy, of Harrisburg; a sister-in-law, Renae Wingert, of Harrisburg; a brother-in-law, Jim Barr, Naples, Fla.; her nephew, nieces and great nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leroy, nephew Ethan, her sister Pauline, and brothers Derald and Jim.