Julie Unger, 55, of Boyd passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 29 in the comfort of her home. Julie was born on January 17, 1965 in Billings MT to Ron and Lorraine (Crawford) Krook. She attended Boyd school until 6th grade before transferring to Joliet Public School where she graduated in 1983. On October 3, 1987 Julie married Bryce Unger of Wolf Point. In 1995 they bought their forever home in Boyd MT. Julie and Bryce were blessed with 6 children. Julie and Bryce had 4 children and Julie gained 2 step children. Julie was a dedicated mother first and foremost. Her children were her greatest accomplishment.
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She was a pillar of the Joliet community and could always be found where events were taking place. She had an immense love for volunteering, organizing, and giving a helping hand to all. She is best known for her heart, big enough for everyone that came across her path and open arms ready to embrace all in need with the warmest hug. It was her mission to better everyone around her. She was involved in every aspect of her kids’ lives and dedicated herself to her community. From FFA, 4-H, to every sports team, Julie’s support was felt. She was a Joliet super-fan and was always found in her green and white vest. Her loudest support was felt and heard in the Joliet stands while cheering on her kids. She loved to love on people and her life was a living example of this.
Julie is survived by her husband of 33 years, Bryce Unger of Boyd; two sons, Jordan (Kaitlyn Culp) of Billings, Nicholas (Tanielle Unger) of Billings; Two daughters, Madison (Luke Gunderson) of Glasgow, Shalee (Reed Welch) of Billings, two step children, Amanda (Jim Shamburger) of Tucson AZ and Cody; Three brothers, Jeff (Ginger) Krook, Kevin (Cathy) Krook, Kraig (Christie) Krook; two sisters, Kelly Songstad, Jolene (John Hill) Krook; One grandson, Carter Boysun; numerous nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her infant sister Donna.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00AM Saturday, January 9 at the Joliet football field. Cremation has taken place. Luncheon to follow at the Joliet Community Center.
Due to Julie’s unyielding dedication to the Carbon County 4-H Council and Joliet FFA / alumni the family asks that memorials be given here in Julie’s name.