Dearly loved wife and devoted grandmother, age 69, of Apple Valley, Minnesota passed away on August 16th, 2023.
Preceded in death by by her father, mother, two brothers and her sister.
She is survived by husband Robert Tenhoff, brother Christopher Coffman, sister Anina Sittenauer, sons Sean, Daniel and daughter Jessica. Julie had five grandchilden. Ashely, Tristen, Hannah, Evelyn and Dominic. She also had one great grandson Levi.
Julie attended Blue Mound HS and was actively involved in the fine arts. In her younger years in high school and later in community college she was an accomplished actress and had a number of leading roles including Eleanor of Aquitaine in Lion in Winter while attending North Hennepin Community College. She served three years in the army where she met husband Robert. She actively served at San Antonio, Texas and Frankfurt Germany. Over the years she extensively traveled to Europe and many locations in the United States. Julie worked for over 40 years at a variety of differents jobs. She worked as a respiratory therapist, electrical assembler, customer service representive and electronic inspector. She especially enjoyed working as an inspector at Cypress Semiconductor because of the wonderful work friends she had.
Julie retired at 63 and loved reading, playing facebook games and meeting new online friends. Julie was a devoted mother and grandmother and was highly regarded by her relatives and many friends. She could light up a room with her smile and will be missed by many.
Julie wished to be cremated and her wishes were granted by the Cremation Society of Minnesota in August 2023.