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Orvis A. Julch

September 15, 1942 — November 19, 2019

Orvis "O.J." A. Julch, 77 of Sioux City, Iowa died on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Unity Point Health St. Luke's in Sioux City, Iowa.

A Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Christy Smith Larkin Chapel located at 2320 Outer Drive Sioux City, Iowa 51104. Interment will be in Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City, IA.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Christy-Smith, Larkin Chapel, 2320 Outer Drive, Sioux City, Iowa.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.christysmith.com

O.J. was born September 15, 1942 in Le Mars, Iowa to Everett & Bernice (Volkmer) Julch. He grew up on the family farm near James and graduated from Hinton High School. O.J. attended Iowa State University and Western Iowa Tech. During his life he worked for Tractor Supply, Standard Bearing, Dividend Gas, American Popcorn "Jolly Time Popcorn", and Gateway Computers retiring when it closed. In retirement he worked part-time for Barkley Asphalt as a side dump driver. O.J. also owned and operated his own yard mowing service for over 30 years.

He was united in marriage to Sharlene "Charley" Bremmer on August 17, 1991 at Wesley United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. His hobbies included collecting antique tractors, watching westerns on television, raising his chickens and writing poems and stories.

Survivors include his wife, Sharlene "Charley" Julch of Sioux City; 4 children, Fred (Robin) Julch of Arkansas, Tammi (GeRay) Williams of Irving, TX, Johna Julch of Dallas, TX, and Stacy ( Steve) Sachau of Sioux Cit;, a sister, Marian Hoyer of Lincoln, NE; brother, Phillip (Aggie) Julch of Hinton, IA; 10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, David Julch.

The family wishes to thank doctors, Andrawis, Sykes, Kelly, DeMay, Bacon and Xavier; and the nurses at Unity Point St. Luke’s Emergency, especially Robert and Linsey.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hinton Fire and Rescue, Unity Point Home Health, or Apria Healthcare.
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Visitation

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Larkin Chapel

2320 Outer Drive North, Sioux City, IA 51104

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Funeral

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Larkin Chapel

2320 Outer Drive North, Sioux City, IA 51104

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