Julie Kay Mariano peacefully departed this world on July 26, 2011 at the age of 47. She was born May 14, 1964 to Dennis and Connie Wilberg in Farmington, N.M.
Julie grew up in Moab and upon graduating high school moved to Grand Junction, Colo. She married Victor Mariano in 1992 and they were blessed with two beautiful children.
Her family was most precious to her and she was always involved with her children’s school and sports activities. She enjoyed her many pets over the years and lived life to the fullest.
Julie is survived by her husband, Victor; daughter, Emilie; and son, Vincent of Atlanta, Ga. She is also survived by her father and stepmother Dennis and Kathryn Wilberg of Moab; and mother and father, Connie and Loren Roth of Clifton, Colo; and sister, Shellie Etcheverry of Fruita, Colo.
A memorial service was held July 30 at the Church of the Nazarene in Palisade, Colo.
Donations can be made in Julie’s name to the Church of the Nazarene, Palisade, or Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090 North 12th Street, Unit B, Grand Junction, CO, 81506.