Julie Elston, 76, of Glenwood, IA passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Hansen House in Council Bluffs, IA. A celebration of Julie's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Loess Hills Funeral and Cremation Center in Glenwood with Mike York, officiating. Inurnment will be at the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Memorials: ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®)
Julie Jane Elston daughter of Marion Edward and Beverly Jane (Hagberg) Elston was born on July 2, 1943 in Spencer, IA. She received her education from Spencer Community schools graduating in 1961. She then attended St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing Sioux City, IA graduating Mercy Echoes class of 1964. She then attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine Psychiatric Institute graduating in 1966.
Julie loved having cats and horses when growing up. She enjoyed bowling, reading books, and going fishing. She loved everyone and nobody was a stranger to Julie. She had a heart of gold and really enjoyed taking care of the kids at the state school. She was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan.
Julie is preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Beverly; brother, Kenneth Elston; and sister, Mary Elston.
Julie is survived by brothers, Ted Elston and his wife Irmgard of New Hope, AL, David Elston of Fairbanks, AK, and Richard Elston and his wife Charlotte of Concord, N.C.; nieces, nephews, other relatives; and a host of many special friends.
Miss you Julie. We sure had a lot of fun. I remember when you asked Cody for a bib because you and him were eating ribs. I remember looking for you at different hospitals to come and get you. You had the addresses mixed up. Oh so much fun. Rip my dear friend
I will always remember you. Karen Stafford
I remember Julie when I worked at the state school. She always had a smile and talked to everyone. She loved her job and the clients. May she rest in peace
I worked with Julie at the state also. She was a great lady. After I left would visit frequently. God Bless her family. And may she RIP
I worked with Julie for years at the state school. Sorry to hear of her passing.
Julie was my very first supervisor @ Glenwood State School. I was fifteen. She was very dedicated to those she served and instilled that in her staff. She loved her clients and staff and included them in her family. RIP Julie, you deserve it..
Julie was always kind and caring for the residents and staff. Prayers to the family.
To a very neat little lady with a big heart. It was an honor to work with Julie; as, she loved the folks that she worked with, and for. Julie left the world a better place and she will be missed by many. RIP!!
Julie you are a great lady with such a big heart! You will truly be missed by many! Thank you so much for giving me the breaks and compassion! Rest In Peace Julie and I can see you singing with Karen W.
Julie was one of my first bosses at GRC and was for a very long time. Got to know her better as time went on. She was a good person and she will be missed. Rest in Heaven Julie.
Julie, we became friends, post GRC, and I thought of you as a good friend. I hope you felt the same. Rest well now, you have earned it.
Julie was one of my bosses at work for many years. She was always nice and will be truly missed.
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