Julie Ann Larson, 52

Julie Ann Larson, 52, of Aitkin, formerly of Elk River, died accidentally at her home Friday, Aug. 19, 2011.
She was born Dec. 16, 1958, in Austin, Minn. to Norman and Elizabeth (Steenerson) Larson. She was raised in Elk River and attended Elk River High School, and then attended the Cambridge Community College for two years. She married Randy Murray in 1977. Randy was in the Navy so they lived in several locations. They divorced in 1991.
She lived in Cambridge from 1991–1996 and then moved to Elk River. In 2004 she moved to Aitkin.
Ms. Larson was a care giver and a very caring person. She enjoyed taking care of her dad in Aitkin. She also enjoyed painting, doing ceramics, baking and going to garage sales.
A memorial service was held Thursday, Aug. 25 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with the Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family.
She is survived by her children, Shawn (Devon) Murray of Cambridge, Melissa Murray and fiancé Brian Egerstrom of Elk River, and Heather Murray of Bloomington; five grandchildren; father, Norman, of Aitkin; sisters, Lori, Cheri and Heidi; brothers, Harry and Rickey; former husband, Randy Murray of Bremerton, Wash.; and by many other relatives and friends.