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Harriet H. Julin, 98, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born on July 19, 1919, in Seward, IL, the daughter of Joseph W. and Mary (Neely) Harris. Harriet attended and graduated from Pecatonica High School, Class of 1936 and St. Anthony (OSF) School of Nursing in 1940. She married LaVerne R. (Pete) Julin on October 4, 1940. He predeceased her on January 27, 1987. Harriet worked for 21 years as an Occupational Health Nurse at Greenlee Brothers, retiring in 1979. She was a member of Bethesda Covenant Church, Priscilla Circle, Esther Circle, and an active volunteer for many years. Harriet served as a Deaconess for 21 years.
Survived by her children, Robert W. Julin, Kathleen M. (Steven) MacLaren, David H. (Myrna) Julin; grandchildren, Betsy McColl, Jason Julin, Jeffrey MacLaren, Brian MacLaren, Neely Julin and Adriane Roberts; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary E. "Polly" Ellison, and Marjorie J. "Marnie" Karizin. Also predeceased by her son, L. Rodger (Cheryl) Julin; grandchild, Jessica Julin; and brother, W. Neely Harris.
Memorial Services to be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 in Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St., Rockford, with Rev. David Wood officiating. Visitation from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. in the church prior to the service. Private burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Family prefers memorials are made to Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St., Rockford IL 61104.

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  1. Christine Shipman

    Sorry for your loss. She was my great aunt. I'm Neely Harris's granddaughter.

  2. Marcia Johnson-Chiodini

    I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have such fond memories of her in years past when we were all very young. She was so kind to us when my mother was ill. I will always remember that. I hope you all will find peace in the life she lived and the goodness she shared with others. May God be with you.

  3. Lou Dallman

    I adored you sweet Harriet. You were always so upbeat and sweet. And happy and very funny. I miss you.

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