In Memory of Julie Jari

July 20, 1962 - February 11, 2020

Julie Ann (Reichert) Jari, age 57 of Barron, Wisconsin, passed away at home with her husband by her side as God gave her peace on Tuesday, February 11, after a long and courageous battle with health issues.

She was born July 20, 1962, in Rice Lake.  She is the daughter of Marlyn Reichert and Gladys Huset, both of Chetek.  Julie graduated from Chetek High School in 1980.  She continued her education at WITC - Rice Lake where she graduated with an Associate Degree in Administrative Assistance in 1982.

On August 22, 1992, she married Rick M. Jari at New Scandinavia Lutheran Church in rural Dallas where she was a member.  Julie worked as a secretary for 18 years at the Barron County Land Conservation Department.  

She had a special LOVE for her horses and dogs and as a child, she read every horse and dog book she could get her hands on.  Julie enjoyed curling for many years, spending time at their cabin, motorcycle riding with her husband and friends, trips to Mexico, and watching her favorite team “The Packers”.

Julie loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren who were her pride and joy.  Julie kept a very positive attitude during all of her difficulties, smiled, and said she was ok.

Julie will be greatly missed by her husband, Rick; parents, Marlyn Reichert and Gladys Huset; daughter, JoHanna (Bryan) Hundley of Ridgeland; step-children, Tara (Clayton) Macone of Shell Lake, and Rick (Kylie) Jari of Papillion, NE; grandchildren, Ava and Emmit Hundley, Ariel, Desmond, and Sebastian Macone, and Colton, Brayden, and Austin Jari; sister, Tamy (Bruce) Severude of Barron and brother, Ricky (Tracy) Reichert of Spooner; along with countless friends, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Julie was preceded in death by her step-father, Arthur L. Huset.

Funeral services for Julie Jari will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 17, at New Scandinavia Lutheran Church, rural Dallas, with Pastor Peter Friberg officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Rausch and Steel Funeral Home in Barron and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Rausch and Steel Funeral Home of Barron.

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