Margaret A. Julson, 84

Margaret A. Julson (nee Harry), age 84 of West Bend, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 7, 2015, surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born on March 22, 1931, in Milwaukee to Sam and Lucille (nee Stevens) Harry. She married John A. Julson on Aug. 10, 1966. After marriage, the couple lived in Milwaukee, and then later moved to West Bend to raise their family. Margaret enjoyed playing cards, billiards, gardening, reading, watching Green Bay Packers games, cooking for the family and especially watching her grandchildren in sporting events.

Margaret is survived by her husband, John; children, Robert (Wini) Neelis, Michael (Bonnie) Neelis, Sharon Backhaus, David (Cindy) Neelis, Kathy (Dale) Feller, Bryan Julson and Tanya (Mike) Rolf; grandchildren, Corey, Matthew, Maria, Jessica, Jason, Bailey, Victoria, Shelby, Bob, Travis, Ethan, Luke, Emma and Carson; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Doyle (Lorraine) Rolo; brother-in-law, Sid (Ruth) Julson; and sisters-in-law, Jane Livingston, Ardis (Jim) Rodel and Florence Pecha. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Steve Harry, Donald Harry and Lou Stevens.

A Funeral service will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Ron Schneider presiding. Interment will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 13 at Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 12, from 4 p.m. until time of service (6 p.m.).

A special “thank you” to the staff of the CVICU department at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at