Juliette (Julie) Riswold Posey, 87, of Erick, Oklahoma was born on April 26, 1927 in Baltic, South Dakota to Alfred Ingemond and Bernice Josephine (Sundt) Riswold. Julie passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Julie married her best friend and sweetheart, Lloyd Kenneth Posey on May 29, 1971 in Flagstaff, Arizona. They made their home in California until they moved to Erick, Oklahoma in 1981. She worked in the medical profession for many years. Julie loved people and enjoyed taking care of them. That was her sweet nature. S he loved fishing and camping and would go a couple of times a year for two weeks at a time. Julie was a great fisherman. Julie will be remembered for being a devoted wife and mother.
She loved her church, the First Baptist Church of Erick, and was a faithful follower of the Lord. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Erick, Oklahoma. Brother Lance Whaley will officiate. Interment is at Erick Cemetery in Erick, Oklahoma. Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of Erick in care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home, 600 W. Country Club Blvd, Elk City, Oklahoma 73644.
Julie is survived by husband, Kenneth Posey of Erick, Oklahoma; son, Larry Ellefson of Big Clifty, Kentucky; daughters, Debra Thompson and her husband, Walter of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Kathy Frazier and her husband, Steve of Sayre, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Craig Ellefson of Costa Mesa, California, Greg Dutterer of Bullhead City, Arizona, Michael Dutterer of Costa Mesa, California, Scott Haller and Kris Haller both of Superior, Wisconsin, Keith Haller of Apple Valley, California; six great-grandchildren; sister, Inez Wilson of Dell Rapids, South Dakota. She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Posey, grandson, Kris Ellefson; brother, Earl Riswold; sister, Bernielle Riswold.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by using the online guest book at www.martin-duggerfuneralhome.com.