JULIA PURK Obituary

JULIA A. PURK
Julia A. Purk
JULIA A. PURK

June 28, 1939 - December 19, 2018
Born in Piqua, Ohio
Resided in Piqua, Ohio
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JULIA A. PURK

Julia A. Purk, 79, of Piqua, passed away at 4:07 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the Hospice Unit of Upper Valley Medical Center. She was born June 28, 1939 in Piqua to the late Richard G. and Esther Pearl (Boze) Strohmeyer Sr. She married Edward D. Purk October 8, 1960 in Piqua, and he survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Kelli (Robert) Snyder of Dublin, Kathy (Robert) Graeser of Piqua; a son, David M. (Kathy) Purk of Piqua; and nine grandchildren, Chelsea Hasty, Shane Hasty, Chad Graeser, Cole Graeser, Joshua Purk, Jordan Purk, Chris (Heather) Snyder, Zach (Erica) Carlock and Andy Glasco. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Mrs. Purk was a 1957 graduate of Piqua Central High School, attended Miami University and retired as the Manager of the former Athletic Locker Room store and the American Greeting company. She was a life long active member of St. Paul’s Evangelical & Reformed Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was proud to be Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She was an avid fan of Ohio State Buckeyes, Piqua Indians, enjoyed playing cards, and loved decorating for her favorite time of year, Christmas. She will be remembered for her love of family and friends, strong faith and her pride for the Piqua community.

A service to honor her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at St. Paul’s Evangelical & Reformed Church with Rev. Dr. Keith Gebhart officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please offer a memorial in her honor to St. Paul’s Evangelical & Reformed Church, 500 S. Downing St., Piqua, OH 45356 or the Piqua High School Athletic Dept., 1 Indian Trail, Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Friday, December 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Saint Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church
500 North Downing Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Saturday, December 22, 2018
10:00 AM

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