Julie Beth Klomparens

September 23, 1971 ~ April 16, 2020 (age 48)


Julie Beth Klomparens was born on September 23, 1971 to Wayne and Gloria (Brink) Klomparens of Holland, Michigan. She attended schools in the Holland, Michigan area and she graduated from high school in June of 1989. 

At the age of twelve years, Julie was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy and this condition slowly progressed during her life time until her death. Julie’s mother was also afflicted with this disease. At an early age, Julie’s mother, Gloria, began to teach Julie the whole truths of the Bible. Julie became very interested, and she made her confession of faith while attending Christ Memorial Church in Holland, Michigan. 

Julie and her mother moved to Edgerton, Minnesota in 1991. Several years later, it became necessary for her mother to become a resident of Edgebrook Care Center, where she passed away in the year 2000. Julie was then lovingly cared for by her grandparents, Bill and Lorraine Berghuis. Julie continued her faithful attendence at church, and often expressed her love and faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

After her mother passed away, Julie resided in Independent Living in Worthington, MN. In 2013, she moved to Independent Living in Luverne, MN, where she resided until April 16, 2020. 

Julie enjoyed going to plays, sightseeing, going out to eat, and visiting her grandmother. 

She is survived by her grandmother, Lorraine Berghuis; father, Wayne (Rhonda) Klomparens; sister, Alexandria (Eric) Pratt; sister, Abigail Klomparens; aunt and uncle, Ruth and Wayne Westenbroek; and her cousins, Steve (Kirsten) Westenbroek, Mary (Marcel) Westenbroek-Ter Veen, and Lance and Maia Westenbroek. She was proceeded in death by her mother, Gloria Klomparens; and grandparents, Bill Berghuis and Frank and Mariann Klomparens. 

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Private Service

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504 4th Ave. N
Edgerton, Minnesota 56128

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