Julie C. Boots, 97, of Decorah, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Barthell O.E.S. Home in Decorah.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, John and Justine (Julie) Boots of Ogema, Minn., Linda and Owen Christianson of Decorah, Norma and Harley Refsal of Decorah, Paul Boots and Katryn Gabrielson of N. Yarmouth, Maine; grandchildren  Jennifer Boots-Marshall, Peter Christianson, Carl Refsal, Mary-Catherine Boots-Sacra, Rebekah Christianson Fonkert, Martin Refsal, Christopher Boots and Anna Boots; five great-grandchildren, Joel and Owen Marshall, Gus and Jens Fonkert, and Alice Sacra.  She is also survived by seven nieces and nephews, numerous grand-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Waterloo Ridge Lutheran Church in rural Spring Grove with the Rev. Allen Hermeier officiating. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. 

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church on the day of the service.

Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.