JULIA R. KEXEL age 93 of Jefferson passed away Saturday May 23, 2020 at Sunset Ridge in Jefferson. She was born on April 21, 1927 in the town of Jefferson to Patrick and Mary (Rychlowski) Ropinski. Julia grew up in the Jefferson area an attended St. Lawrence Catholic School and Jefferson High School. She married Gerald Kexel on August 2, 1947 he preceded her in death on July 18, 1954. Julia worked at Schweiger Industries for many years as a Buttoner. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and playing Bingo.
Julia will be missed by her family; children Barbara Kexel-Finnegan of California, Franklin (Kathy) Kexel of Jefferson, Myron (Chris) Kexel of Winter Haven, Florida. Sister Helen Arndt of Jefferson. Grandchildren, Theresa Kexel, Jenna (Andy) Romens, Adam (Kirsten) Kexel,
Kiva (Jason) Roth, and 8 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Regina Petty, brothers Edward Ropinski, Franklin Ropinski, Roman Ropinski.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 29, 2020 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Coyle officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.
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