Julia Kilbride

April 17, 1948 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 71)

Julia Kilbride (Biddenstadt), 71, of Nocona, TX formerly of Mediapolis, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019 in Sperry Iowa.

Julia was born April 17, 1948 in Keokuk. She was the daughter of Julius William and Barbara Katherine (Howren) Biddenstadt. 

Julia graduated from Hamilton, IL in 1966. She married Karl Ried in 1966, but they later divorced in 1972. Julia married LaVerne Kilbride on May 10, 1975 in Burlington.

Julia worked as a data support supervisor for Alcohol & Drug Dependency for 35 years in Burlington until her retirement.

She was a member of the Nocona Community Church, ABWA, the Nocona VFW, Friends of the Library in Nocona and the Nocona Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing women's slow pitch softball and women's volleyball. She enjoyed playing games and spending time with her friends and family.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years LaVerne J. Kilbride of Nocona, TX; four daughters: Karol (Russ) Adamson of Mediapolis, Kris (Jason) Evans of Mediapolis, Jenny (Neil) Erickson of Denver, IA and Amanda (Jason) Beeding of Wapello; two stepchildren Lil (Rob) Willamson of Tuscon, AZ and Joe Gorsuch of Flagstaff, AZ; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers Rick Biddenstadt of Nocona, TX and Robert (Maggie) Biddenstadt of Round Lake Beach, IL and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents and grandparents and one sister in-law.

A Celebration of Life will be held on June 10, 2019 starting at 3:00 PM at 11938 Sperry Rd, Sperry, IA 52650.

A memorial has been established.

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