Julie passed away February 4, 2012 at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born on December 31, 1948 and raised in Downers Grove, IL.
Julie was a good soul - kind, giving, loving, outgoing, and optimistic. Beautiful flowers and delicious vegetables grew in gardens that reflected her love of nature. Her artistry and creativity were enjoyed by those that visited her homes.
Her parents Mildred and Joseph Cich preceded her in death. Dearly loved by and left behind are her husband Wasil (Waz); son Wasil; her siblings and their families: Gordon Cich, Mary Etta Jessup, and Paul Cich; Mother-in-law Lidia Pahuchy; sister-in-law Anna Demchenko and her family; and the many dear friends who shared her love of life and people.
In leiu of flowers please donate to Living Well, Cancer Resource Center a non-profit organization providing information, guidance and moral support. Julie and her husband thank the entire staff and especially the leaders and participants of the Fact and Care Giver Groups for their friendship and support.
Living Well, Cancer Resource Center, 1803 W. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134 630-262-1111; www.LivingWellcrc.org
Visitation Wednesday, February 8 from 5p.m. to 9p.m. Funeral Service Thursday 9:45 a.m. at Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory 95 S. Gilbert St.(at Middle St.), South Elgin 847-289-8054