Julie (O’ Bryan) Grace passed away peacefully on December 17th, 2020 surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Parsons Kansas on January 31, 1959, along with her twin sister Jane. Julie graduated from Parsons High School and then went on to Avila College where she received her degree in nursing. She worked at Trinity Lutheran Hospital for 20 years and then at the University of Kansas Hospital for the next 18 years. She was an excellent nurse always treating her patients with kindness and caring. She was selected as Employee of the Year at Trinity. While a student at Avila she met John Grace and they wed in 1980. That union produced three children. Andrea Grace of Naples, Florida; Adam Grace (Alyson) of Overland Park, Kansas; and Bobby (Madeleine) Grace of Rosendale, New York. So far there are five grandchildren amongst them. Grace, Makenna, Emma, Nathan, and Penny. Julie was fun and outgoing and always enjoyed gatherings of any type. She was a loving and attentive wife, mother, sibling, and friend. She gave everyone her full attention and made them feel special. There was always a quick smile for others. Julie also loved traveling and has been to Italy, Ireland, Greece, Bosnia, and around the United States
Julie was preceded in death by her parents John and Helen O’Bryan. Julie is survived by her children and husband. She is also survived by her stepmother Gene O’Bryan and brothers and sisters. Emily (Joe) Weir; Joan (Bill) Pearson; Cliff (Kathy) O’Bryan; Tim O’Bryan; Peggy (Mike) Glaeser; Patty (Paul) Scaletty; Rosie (Earl) Locke; Beth (Phil) Vogt; Rod (Robin) O’Bryan; and Jane (Bill) Helling. Julie is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Rosary and visitation are at St Ann Catholic Church 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, Kansas 66208 on December 28th, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be at the church on December 29th, 2020 at 10:00 am. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery Lenexa, Kansas. The service can be viewed virtually at www.stannpv.org/juliegrace
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St Ann Church or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Assistance by Funeral Advocates, LLC.