Horupa, Julie Lyn, Saginaw, Michigan

Our much loved mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister went to be at peace with her Savior on Monday, November 14, 2011, at the age of 51 years. Julie was born the daughter of Conrad and Kathryn (Andrews) Nowicki on May 26, 1960, in Saginaw. She was baptized at Holy Rosary and confirmed her faith at Our Lady Help of Christians. She held a strong belief in the Catholic faith and enjoyed reading, gardening, and a good laugh. She is survived by her daughters, Katie Lyn Horupa (Nick Rapin) of Denver, CO and Lindsey (Kyle) Ritchie of New Brockton, AL; grandson, Benjamin Ritchie and one grandchild on the way; sisters, Janet (Steve) Aspin of Birch Run and Gail (Jere) Getzinger of West Branch; nieces and nephews, Jacqueline, Joseph, Kathryn, Elizabeth, Olivia, and Jere Jr.; and her companion Ronald Richardson. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 615 Hoyt. Fr. Tom McNamara will officiate with cremation to follow. Friends may visit with the family at W. L. Case & Company, 5700 Dixie Highway, on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. on Thursday a prayer service will be held. Friends may also visit with the family on Friday at church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family or the Saginaw City Rescue Mission. www.casefuneralhome.com