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October 1, 1934 - November 25, 2020
Julianne Meyer Alstad,
of Eden Prairie and Walker, MN, passed peacefully from this life on November 25 at the age of 86.
Julie was born on October 1, 1934 to Lloyd and Marie Meyer in Minneapolis, MN. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School – class of ’52. In May of 1953 she married the love of her life, Richard Alstad. Together they raised four daughters.
Julie learned the love of sewing from her mother. She made bridal gowns for all her daughters as well as their bridesmaids’ dresses. As a quilting club member she lovingly created quilts for each of her grandchildren. She was an accomplished pianist and loved her league golf– achieving her first hole-in one at Tianna Country Club in Walker, MN. She was also a lifelong bridge player.
Upon retirement from Augsburg Fortress, Julie and Dick wintered in Estero, FL where they developed many wonderful friendships. Their family and lake home in Walker always brought them back to MN during the summer.
Preceded in death by her parents, Julie is survived by her husband Richard, daughters Christine Hazen, Constance Alstad, Cindy Egertson (Kurt) and Cathy Alstad-Brochard (Louis-Marie); 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, as well as her sister, Janet Brautigam and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Julie and Dick were long standing members at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edina and Hope Lutheran Church In Walker.
Private burial. A celebration of life to be announced. Memorials preferred to N.C. Little Hospice.