Krupka, Julie M., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Cartwright Care Center. Age 75 years. She was born February 11, 1936 to Jack A. LaBreck and Eleanor (LaBreck) Ball in Bay City, Michigan. She married Robert J. Krupka June 11, 1955 and they shared 55 years together. He survives her. Julie graduated from Bay City Central High School with the class of 1954. Julie was past president of the Women’s Guild of St. Luke’s Hospital. She was department supervisor at Wiechman’s Department Store until her retirement in 1992. Surviving besides her husband are four children; daughter Carolyn (Mike) Allen of Merrill, son Robert (Dawn) Krupka Jr. of Wixom, daughter Amy (Rick) Prior of Fairgrove, and son William (Wendy) Krupka of Kalamazoo, three grandchildren; Ricky Werth, Rachel Werth, and Michelle Honifort, and two great grandchildren; Kyle Honifort and Xander Werth. She is also survived by her mother, Eleanor Ball and her brothers; Jack (Kay) LaBreck, James (Ann) LaBreck, and Gerald (Margie) LaBreck; and many nieces and nephews. Honoring Julie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will not be a service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial offering to the Saginaw Public Library Foundation, the Friends of the Saginaw County Animal Care Center, or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Reitz-Herzberg Funeral Home.