2-4 PM Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo - and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Monday
4 PM Sunday at Boulger Funeral Home
11 AM Monday, November 29, 2010 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fargo
Holy Cross North Cemetery in Fargo
Boulger Funeral Home
Juliann passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo at the age of 74.
Juliann Mears was born on September 13, 1936 on the family farm near Pleasant Lake, ND, the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Wolf) Mears. She grew up in this area and attended country school. Juliann raised her siblings from a very early age and carried these care giving skills throughout her entire life. After her youngest sibling left home she moved to Fargo where she attended Beauty School. Juliann was united in marriage to Donald Draper on July 6, 1963. They made their home in Fargo where they raised their family. Donald passed away on October 15, 2005. Juliann had most recently made her home in River Square Apartments in Fargo.
Juliann is survived by her sons, Donald (Kim) Draper of West Fargo, ND; Darrel (Brenda) Draper of Fargo; 7 grandchildren – Jeremy, Heather, Alyssa, Jordyn, John, Jessica, and Jodi; and 2 great grandchildren – Jason and Isabella. Also surviving are her siblings, Joyce Hunt of Wapato, WA; Emery (Annette) Mears of Rolla, ND; Victor (Judy) Mears of Marshall, MN; and Simon (Pauline) Mears of Mesa, AZ; her sisters in law, Elaine Vogel and Marvel Draper; and her half brothers, Thomas, Robert, and Peter Mears. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Roxanne; her sisters, Leatha Mears and Jane Braaten; and her brother in infancy, Leonard Mears.