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Julia Irma Springer

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“Julia was my grandmother, and I will miss her dearly! I'm so happy the I was able to make the trip from SC to MN to visit with her one last time (2...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Misti Youngblood - SC

“In Sympathy to the Springer family as you say, Good-Bye to Mrs. Springer.(mom). I went to school, in Villard with the Springer Kids.The obit said she...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Ladd Bodeker

“We are friends of Jule and Gerald and family from MANY years ago. Have to share a story that Marlo's parents shared. During a terrible snowstorm...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Marlo and Deloris Alcott Nelson

4 of 8 | Posted by: Sister Beatrice Eichten - MN

“I am Wendy Klein, granddaughter of Julia and Gerald Springer. Grandma and Grandpa had the most incredible love for each other that I've ever seen. I...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Wendy Klein

“We would like to express our sincere condolences our family up north ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Thomas Brown

“I am Robert Springer, son of Duane (older brother of Gerald) and Almena. I was born January 24, 1939. I grew up for the most part in MN and ND. As...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Duane Springer

“Our deepest sympathies....Celebrating a life gone home!! Hugs to all the family..... Don and Nancy Vergin ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Don and Nancy Vergin

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Julia Irma (Beert) Springer, was born to Remi and Helena (DeCapp) Beert on April 5, 1916, near Walnut Grove, MN. She grew up on a farm in Revere, MN and attended school in Revere and Lamberton, MN where she would later meet a local boy named Gerald Springer. They dated for three years and then were united in marriage June 2, 1936 and settled near Lamberton where they worked on a dairy farm. They later started their own farm in Tracy & Marshall, MN. In 1949, they moved to a dairy farm near Villard, MN. After retiring from farming they built a home by Lake Villard, later moving into Villard. After Gerald passed away in 2004, Julia moved briefly to the Knute Nelson Retirement Home before returning to Villard. Julia loved gardening, reading, fishing and entertaining her large family, but was always known for sitting right next to Gerald in the car wherever they drove. Julia died Friday, November 25, 2016 at home in Villard at the age of 100. She is survived by her children, Doris Tillotson of Elbow Lake, MN, Richard (Marcelle) of Temecula, CA, Jerald (Margo) of Victoria, TX, Jean Zitzmann of Villard, MN, Julie of Stony Point NC, Carol (Richard) Mertens of Alexandria, MN, Remi of Meadow Vista, CA, Diane (Robert) Forrest of Forbes, MN, James (Diane) of Eagle Bend, Anita (Dave) Walsh of Windom, KS, Ed (Donna) of Villard, MN, David (Kathy) of Minneapolis, MN, Barb (Bob) Neussendorfer of Charleston, SC, Mark of Alexandria, MN, Brian (Karen) of Alexandria, MN; 58 grandchildren; 131 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren; sisters and brother, Clara Schilling, New Hope MN, Mary Eichten, Lindstrom, MN, Betty (Gerald) Hullopeter, New Richland, MN, Frank (Rosemary), Minneapolis, MN; and many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Gerald; son, Darrell; granddaughters, Erica Fisher, Sheila Hatton; siblings, Alice Miller, Carl Beert, Alphonse Beert and Jean Stephan Visitation will be held from 4-6 PM on Friday, December 2, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. 659 Voyager Dr NW, Alexandria. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 3, 2016at St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church in Villard, MN with Father Joe Vandenberg officiating. There will be a time of visitation at 10:00 before the memorial service at the church on Saturday.

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