In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CMH Hospice and left at the funeral home.
Linda R. Julian, age 66, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away April 21, 2018, at Community Springs Healthcare, surrounded by family members. She had a long battle after a heart attack, stroke, and pneumonia. Linda was born February 3, 1952, in Leavenworth, KS, to Ivan and Betty Jean (Roach) Utter.
She grew up in the St. Joseph, MO, and graduated from Benton High School. Linda later moved to El Dorado Springs and married John R. Julian. They were married for 37 years before John passed away in March, 2015. Linda retired from the Nevada State Hospital and enjoyed playing bingo and going on cruises until Johnís passing.
Preceding Linda in death were her parents; husband, John R. Julian; two brothers, Larry and Mike Utter; four brothers-in-law: Kenneth Julian, Cecil Julian, Howard Julian, and George Hlavacek; and on sister-in-law, Alice Julian Brown.
Survivors include: son, David W. Utter; brother, Mark Allen Utter of Huntsville, AL; brother-in-law, Frank Julian and wife Penja of Kansas City, MO; two sisters-in-law, Mary Lady and husband Leo of El Dorado Springs, MO, and Pauline Hlavacek of El Dorado Springs, MO; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She will be missed by all those who knew her.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Funeral services for Linda Julian will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Burial will follow in Virgil City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are: Ed Nelson, Gary Jones, Frank Julian, Darrell Julian, Myrl Julian, and Dallas Julian.