Julie Ryan

Julie Ann Ryan, 75, of Cedar Rapids passed away Sunday January 28, 2024 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Celebration of Life gathering will be from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, February 10 at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling Street SW.  The family asks that everyone attending please wear casual attire.

Julie was born July 24, 1948 in Postville, the daughter of Lynn and Lillian (Russell) Winters. She graduated from Waukon High School, class of 1966. Julie was united in marriage to Raymond “Spike” Ryan May 13, 1967 in Waukon. She worked at Rockwell Collins and retired from Intermec.  Julie enjoyed baking, reading, boating, dancing, but most of all spending time with her family and spoiling the grandchildren.

Julie is survived by her husband, Spike; her children, Rhonda Ash, Kristine (Todd) Orme, Tracey (Heidi) Ryan and Heather Ryan; her grandchildren, Allison and Emily Ash, Lindsey, Trevor and Tyler Orme, and Grace Harrelson; her siblings, Linda (David) Lucas, Jean (Darrell) Stone, Charles (Iris) Winters, Robert (Pam) Winters, Margie (Ray) Burroughs and Larry (Tammi) Winters; her sister-in-law, Rose Ryan; as well as her nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.