Bay City, Michigan
Julie A. Griffin passed away ever so peacefully with family by her side during the evening hours of Saturday, April 22, 2017 at McLaren Bay Special Care, age 69 years. She was born on April 17, 1948 to the late Chester and Regina (Herek) Rewers and resided in Bay City, Michigan her entire life. Julie worked for Liberty Technologies for many years and this is where she met her second husband, Dennis L. Griffin whom she married on September 1, 1989.
Julie was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. It was part of her loving nature to always care for others. She took loving care of her sister and best friend, Kathy during Kathy’s time of illness. She had a way of making everyone feel loved and cared for. She loved growing flowers, with tulips being her favorite. She also tended to tomatoes and hot peppers, which were later made into her famous chili sauce. Julie enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, Sudoku, and trips to Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. Her greatest accomplishment in life was raising her son Joel.
Besides her loving husband Dennis, Julie is also survived by Joel (Andrea) Lynch; their children Ben and Gina; step-daughter, Kim (Ben) Holm and their children, Samson, Hudson, Kyla, Caroline, Christina, and Allison. Also surviving is her sister Ro Heller and brother Norm (Jo Ellen) Rewers. Julie was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters, Ray, Chet, Jerry, Kathy, and Virgina.
Julie’s wishes were to be cremated with private inurnment in Oak Ridge Cemetery. No services are planned at Ambrose Funeral Home at this time.