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Julie Stephen

Cedar Rapids

Julie Ann (Jacobs) Stephen, 55, of Cedar Rapids, died April 20, 2017, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Celebration of Life gathering will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at The Avacentre at Brosh Chapel, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW. A private family inurnment will be at a later date.
Julie was born Sept. 14, 1961, in Kirksville, Mo., the oldest child of Jack and Arlene (Bell) Jacobs. Julie was a renaissance woman of sorts; she had many talents and held many jobs in different fields. She was very compassionate; she loved to cook and to be with her family. She was an in-home care provider for the elderly, and they all adored her. She was a very awesome lady.
She is loved by many and will be missed by all.
Julie is survived by her mother, Arlene (Dennis) Berry; her father, Jack Jacobs; her fiance, Todd Stephen; her brother, Victor (Kelly) Jacobs, her son, Phillip Horak; her daughter, Megan Colehour (JA Voshell); stepchildren, Joshua and Amanda Stephen; stepbrother, Jamie (Mandy) Eastwood; her grandchildren, Hannah, Pierce, Mariah, Brady, Emma, Gracie, Hazel, Michael and Lukas; her grandpuppy, Trice; as well as her aunts, uncles and cousins.
Julie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert and Norma Bell and Pauline Coffin; her uncles, Gary, Jerry, Garry and Larry; and Todd's mother, Colleen Hernden.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.