Julie Ann Lake
Julie Ann Lake, 62, of Flower Mound, Texas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer. Julie was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Hillsboro, Kan., to Walter and Lois Lake. She worked for Boeing/Labinal as an assembly technician for 15 years.
Growing up Julie enjoyed camping, water skiing and playing lots of softball. Julie graduated from Peabody High School, Peabody, Kan., in 1968 and attended Brown Mackie Business College in Salina, Kan. She started her working career in Wichita, Kan., for the CPA firm Elmer Fox. She even tried her hand with an art and framing business in Newton, Kan. She biked across Kansas the summer of 1979. Julie and Geri moved to Flower Mound in April 1995 from Wichita.
Julie focused her life in Texas with family, friends and her beloved pets. Her battle with cancer limited her activities but never stopped her smile.
Julie is survived by her life partner, Geri Sledge of Flower Mound; mother, Lois Lake; sister, Rita Goben and her husband, Bob; nephew, Aaron Lake and his wife, Kim and great nephews, Austin and Peyton Lake all of Derby, Kansas, as well as many friends and colleagues. Julie’s father, Walter Lake Jr., preceded her in death.
A memorial celebration of Julie’s life was 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in the chapel at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home, 740 S. Edmonds Lane, Lewisville, Texas. An additional memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in the First Christian Church, 201 N. Derby Lane, Derby, Kan.
Memorial contributions can be made in Julie’s memory to the American Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.org
Friends and relatives may offer Julie’s family condolences on the online guestbook at http://www.mulkeymasonlewisville.com.