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Rev. Julie M. Poore passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 11 at Osceola United Methodist Church, 130 West Grant Street, Osceola, IA. Clergy are asked to robe and to bring a brightly colored stole for the worship space. Visitation will be on Friday, November 10 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA.
Rev. Poore served at Randalia-Maynard-Westgate; Graettinger; Shell Rock-Clarksville Community; Shell Rock; Hansell-West Fork; Granger, Emmanuel and Osceola.
Survivors include her sons: Lief Christensen of Eau Claire, WI and Patrick Poore-Christensen of St. Louis, MO. Cards and memorials can be sent to the family in care of Julie’s sister, Joyce Berkenes, 2901 NE 80th, Altoona, IA 50009.
Memorials may be made to the Osceola United Methodist Church or to the family for the foundation they are creating in Julie’s honor.
Bishop Laurie and the Cabinet – November 9, 2017