Julie Ann Chamberlain, age 64 of Olivia, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the RC Hospital in Olivia. Private family services will be held and burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bird Island. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia.
Julie Ann Chamberlain was born November 2, 1954 at Willmar, MN, to Frank and Joan (Ploof) Undesser. She grew up in Bird Island and graduated from Bird Island Lake Lillian High School in 1973 where she had been a cheerleader and participated in theatre. Julie moved to Minneapolis to work at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. It was while living in Minneapolis that she met Marty Chamberlain. Julie and Marty were married on April 4, 1975 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bird Island. They made their home in Minneapolis and she worked as an accountant for Rome Electric Co. and later for many years as a controller for Orthopedic Consultants. After this Julie was employed as a realtor for Edina Realty. Marty and Julie moved to Olivia in 2003 and they really enjoyed spending their days just being together. Julie will be fondly remembered for both her fun loving personality as well as whatever she put her mind to she succeeded at.
Julie is survived by her husband Marty of Olivia; her siblings: Charlotte Bogenschutz, Marshall Undesser, Mark Undesser, Mary Ann (and Jeff) Thole, Michael (and Kellie) Undesser, Tracy (and Tom) Neubauer, and Thomas Undesser; her brother-in-law Terry (and Lynda) Chamberlain; and many nieces and nephews. Julie was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law and mother-in-law George and Agnes Murdock; her sister-in-law Teresa Undesser; and her brother-in-law Al Bogenschutz.
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