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Julia Luann Hendrix

November 29, 1957 — December 8, 2014

Julia LuAnn Rundle Hunting Hendrix died December 8, 2014 in Ely, NV.  Julia LuAnn was born on November 29, 1957 to James R. and Kathleen (Rausch) Rundle in Salt Lake City UT.  Julia grew up in Magna, UT, Las Vegas, NV, Riverside, CA, and Firth, ID.   Julia attended elementary, junior high and graduated from Firth High School and the LDS Seminary program in 1976.

Julia married Dave Hunting in January 8, 1976.  They were later divorced.  In May 1992, Julia received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID.  Julia loved teaching the Home Economics classes in the high schools in Dubois, ID and Ely, NV.  Julia was married to Bruce W. Hendrix on June 10, 1995 in St. George, UT.  Their marriage was later solemnized on March 16, 1996 in the Bountiful UT Temple.  Julia worked as a substitute teacher for the White Pine County School District for several years. She worked as her husband's secretary at his CPA business, as an Advocate in the Victim Witness Services office in Ely, NV.  Most recently, she began working in the Ely State Prison as an Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Warden over Operations   March 2014 and then promoted to Administrative Assistant to the Warden in December of this year. Julia loved her job and those she worked with.

Julia was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She served as Visiting Teacher, Relief Society Teacher, Ward Chorister, Primary Teacher and Computer Communications technician for her ward.  Julia served also as a Ward Missionary.  Julia had a great love for Family History and Genealogy work.  Julia served as a Family History Consultant for her Stake.  Julia was instrumental in making sure her family’s history was done, verified and updated every 5 years. 

Julia loved Christmas and collected Nativity scenes to share with her family and friends.  Mom said she had 100+ at last count.  Julia loved her children and grandchildren dearly.  She spent hours working on projects for each of them.  Whenever possible, Julia traveled to be a part of programs and activities her children and grandchildren were involved in.   She loved to crochet, sew, embroider, and quilt.  Julia was always present at the local Art Fairs in Ely and Elko. Many people returned year after year to buy the items she created.

Julia loved her parents and many times traveled to be with them for special occasions, miscellaneous visits and recovery times, especially for her dad.

Family meant everything to Julia.

Julia is survived by her parents, James R. and Kathleen (Rausch) Rundle of Firth, Idaho, sister Kathy (Art) Weiser of Blackfoot, ID, brothers Jim Jr. (Debra) Rundle of Boise, ID, Bret Rundle of Henderson, NV, Alan Rundle of St. George, Ut, David (Debra) Rundle of Umatilla, OR.

Children: Damien (Nancy) Hunting of Grasonville, MD, Destry (Teressa) Hunting of Idaho Falls, ID, Andrea (Robert) Ljungquist of Las Vegas, NV, and Melody (Nick) Jenson of Rigby, ID.

Five (5) Stepchildren; Wayne Hendrix, Travis Hendrix, John Hendrix, April Steed, and Rose Wells, 25 Grandchildren, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Cecilia Bell Rausch, Richard J. Rundle, Sr., John Stuart, Alma M. Rausch, Rulon Teeples, Faye A. Rausch, Teresa Teeples and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family will meet with friends and family on December 17th at the Nalder Funeral Home, 110 West Oak Street in Shelley, ID, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at the Firth LDS chapel,744 N 600 E on December 18th at 11:00am and family will meet with friends from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the church.  Bishop Todd Killpack will be conducting.  Burial will take place in the Firth, ID Cemetery.

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