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Juli Lynnay Knegendorf

Juli Lynnay Knegendorf passed away peacefully Aug. 12, 2009 at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Juli Osborne was born June 12, 1962 to Gordon and Donna (James) Osborne in Spooner, Wis. Juli lived in the Cameron area through the eighth grade. She moved with her family to Menomonie in 1976, and graduated from Menomonie High School in 1980.

Juli married Donald Knegendorf on June 14, 1980. In 1985 they took up a residence in Baldwin where they raised their family for the next 19 years. Five years ago they bought a small house near Bruce, Wis. Juli worked many years at the Hammond Nursing Home. For the past 10 plus years she was a very proud member of the Wal-Mart family.

Juli is survived by her husband Donald; her three children, Joshua of Eau Claire, Ashley of New Richmond and Benjamin of Baldwin; her parents, Gordon Osborne and Donna Martinson; sisters, Jodi Escott, Candy Dicks, Nikki and Mariah Chastan, Misti Taylor and Brandi Magnuson; brothers, Butch and Jeremy Osborne; she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Juli's up-beat spirit and never ending smile will be missed by relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Saturday, Aug. 15, from 4-8 p.m. at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie. Juli was an organ donor upon her death as she always gave of herself.

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