Julie D. Mayer: Jan. 25, 1942 – June 21, 2020

Julie Mayer, 78, of Coupeville, Wash., passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Regency on Whidbey, in Oak Harbor, Wash.

Julie was born Jan. 15, 1942, in Auburn, Neb., the daughter of Lind and Bernice Mayer.

She attended grades K-8 at Hopkins and Rosemont, both of which were one-room rural schoolhouses. She finished her last four years of education at Auburn High School.

After high school, she attended Nebraska State Teachers College at Peru, Neb., where she received her teaching degree in secondary education.

In 1963, Julie moved to Southern California where she had a distinguished career in education, both as a teacher and administrator until her retirement

Julie was always interested in others and made friends easily.

She was known for her kindness and generosity, not only to people, but also to her pets and animal rescue organizations.

Things that brought her joy were reading, her pugs, gourmet cooking, painting and needlework. Most of all, she loved living on Whidbey Island and appreciating its beautiful scenery and meadows.

Julie is survived by her sister, Janis (Jed) Rood; brother, Robert (Gal) Mayer; nephews and niece, David (Nolani) Rood, Dan Rood, Eric (Johnnie Lee) Mayer, Becky Simpson, and Michael (Ashley) Mayer.

Julie was preceded in death by her father, Lind W. Mayer and her mother, Bernice M. Mayer.

There will be no services. As per Julie’s wishes, she will be cremated and inurnment will be held at a later date at the Bedford Cemetery near Howe, Neb.

Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com

More in Obituaries

Gerald Edward Skaare: March 15, 1941 – April 17, 2020

Gerald Edward Skaare (Jerry), of Kennewick, Wash., passed away April 17, 2020… Continue reading

Charlotte Henke: Nov. 20, 1937 – May 15, 2020

Charlotte died peacefully at her home on South Whidbey Island on May… Continue reading

Duane Gimbel: Oct. 26, 1950 – June 26, 2020

Duane Gimbel died at age 69 on June 26, 2020, at home,… Continue reading

Matthew John Zuanich

Matthew John Zuanich died on June 15 in Everett, Wash., six weeks… Continue reading

Ruth Royal: May 28, 1928 – June 17, 2020

Ruth Royal born May 15, 1928 in Seattle, Wash., died peacefully on… Continue reading

William ‘Bill’ Rudolph Rainey: April 15, 1944 – June 23, 2020

William “Bill” Rudolph Rainey passed away on June 23, 2020 at the… Continue reading

Julie D. Mayer: Jan. 25, 1942 – June 21, 2020

Julie Mayer, 78, of Coupeville, Wash., passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020… Continue reading

If George Floyd was white, he would probably be alive

Editor, This is in response to Lisa Root’s letter to the editor.… Continue reading

Linda Marie Crawford Feit: April 12, 1941 – May 10, 2020

Linda Marie Crawford Feit was born at home on her family’s farm… Continue reading

Most Read