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Julie May Sparks

December 17, 1951 - September 18, 2020

Sparks, Julie (Age 68) Julie Sparks passed away peacefully at her home in Spokane, WA on September 18, 2020. She was born December 17th1951 in Everett, WA. The oldest of three children to Roland and Ruth Hintze. James Sparks her husband of 28 years, and two daughters Nessa (Reuel) Dillon, Nicole (Douglas) Oliver, two stepdaughters Christina Hillhouse, Melissa (Jason) Smith and fifteen grandchildren, Nessa’s children: Patrick, Kieran, Ariel, Gideon, Baruch, Nechmyah, Chavah, Channah & Gaviel; Nicole’s children: Isaac, Kaitlyn & Andrew; Christina’s three children: Melissa’s children: Lisa. Hoeg, Shandall Barneck, Jonathan Smith. She is also survived by her sister Cathy (John) Strohmaier. Preceded in death by her sister Karen Hintze, her mother Ruth Hintze, and Father Roland Hintze. Julie grew up in Ritzville, WA and graduated High School at Ritzville High School. She then went on to get her teaching degree at Central Washington University. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving, kind wife, mother and grandmother. Julie loved to listen to music and she especially enjoyed playing the piano and singing. She would sing for her Lutheran Church and at other events such as Joel E. Ferris Ham on Regal play & The Heart Follies through Sacred Heart Medical Center. Julie will be deeply missed by all that knew her. May she rest in peace. Graveside service will be held at 12:00pm Spokane Memorial Gardens, 5909 s Cheney Spokane WA 99224. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Julie May Sparks to the Vanessa Behan Crisis nursery, 2230 E Sprague Ave, Spokane was 99202

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