Julia Stoffa, 53Julia Marie Stoffa, age 53, of River Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 11, at the Hudson Hospital.
Julia Marie Stoffa, age 53, of River Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 11, at the Hudson Hospital.
She was born the daughter of Gerald and Mary (Pescador) Beadle on Dec. 9, 1958, in Albia, Iowa. On May 8, 1974, she introduced herself to Don Stoffa, who became her husband on Feb. 11, 1979, in Albia, Iowa. Julia graduated from nursing school in 1981 and earned her master’s degree in nursing from UW-Eau Claire in 2002.
She was the best friend and wife of Don and will be remembered as a loving mother, nurse, Army wife, and teacher. Her hobbies included swimming, softball, and refinishing furniture. She loved being a nursing instructor, a school nurse at River Falls High School, and a substitute teacher in Tomah. Julia was actively engaged at First Covenant Church in River Falls. She was a loving and dedicated daughter and sister and was especially excited to become a grandmother.
She will be missed by her loving husband, Don; children, Wyatt (Caroline) Stoffa, Sarah (John) Meier, Murray Stoffa; granddaughter (expecting), baby Wheaton; mother, Mary (Beadle) Lynch; sisters, Debbie Wells and Susan (Rob) Fulton.
Julia was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Beadle, and stepfather, Joseph Lynch.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at First Covenant Church in River Falls. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in River Falls, and also on Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. before the service. Interment will be private.
Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.
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