Julie Marilyn Kastrup, age 73 of Hartington, Nebraska, died on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at her residence.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, August 4, 2017, at 10:30 am at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial of her cremated remains will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington at a later date. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm at the church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am on Friday at the church. The Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is assisting with the arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Katherine Kastrup, Elizabeth Kastrup, Kent Hoffart, Steve Steffen, Bennett Steffen and Greg Johnson.
Julie was born on May 3, 1944 at Orchard, Nebraska to Alphonse William and Julia Cora (Sukup) Riibe. She grew up in Hartington and graduated from Hartington High School in 1962. Julie married Robert Kastrup on January 2, 1964 in Hartington. They made their home in Hartington where Julie worked in the insurance industry. She owned the Hartington Insurance Agency from 1994 until she retired in 2013.
Julie was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Guild and Christian Mothers. She loved her cat "Tallie" and enjoyed playing bridge at the Hartington Senior Citizen Center. Julie had a real zest for life and always had a positive attitude and a smile in spite of her illness. She loved being with her friends and family, especially when they planned trips together.
Julie is survived by her son Thomas (Stephanie) Kastrup of Omaha; a daughter, Tera M. Kastrup of Hartington; 2 granddaughters, Katherine and Elizabeth Kastrup, a sister, Jean (Jerry) Hoffart of Hartington; a brother, Jerry (Jody) Riibe of Muscatine, IA and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert on April 7, 2013 at the age of 69, parents in law, Karen and Edmund Kastrup, many brothers and sisters in law and a niece, Kristen Johnson.
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Prayers are with you during this difficult time. Julie always wore a smile. God bless her.
We have such fond memories of Julie from when we worked at HTI. She will be greatly missed.
Rodney & Janet Newton
So sorry to learn of Julie's death. My sympathies and prayers go to all of her family and friends.
So sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Julie, Jean, and the entire Riibe family from Jr. High and Highschool years. May she rest in peace.
Pat Power Fellows
Prayers and sympathy to Julie's entire family. We are so sorry for your loss. Julie was a fellow Hartington High 1962 classmate and friend.
Arlis (Bottolfsen) and Travis Burney
Rest In Peace my Friend! My sympathies to all of her Family. I will always cherish many fond memories of Julie as a work associate and good friend.
Tera, I am so sorry for your loss. Both your parents were two of a kind, and a pleasure to know. Always had a smile and hello!!! Prayers to you & Tom.
Julie was a wonderful person. My condolences to her family.
Julie was a fabulous woman .....my sympathy...my prayers....today...and throughout the year!!!
Del Rae Heine
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