Julie Ann Berbert (1964 - 2018)

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After a bravely fought, two-year battle with ALS, Julie Ann Berbert, age 53, passed away peacefully in her home in Folsom, Calif., surrounded by her loved ones, on May 12, 2018. The daughter of Henry and Lilla Jeraldine "Jerry" Berbert, Julie was born on August 16, 1964, in Sacramento, Calif. The youngest of five brothers and one sister, Julie was raised in Sacramento and then went on to graduate from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
She began a career as a recreational therapist, touching and impacting many lives through her empathy, wisdom, and strength of character. She ended her career working at the maximum security prison in Folsom, where she was highly respected by both co-workers and inmates.
Julie was known to many as an incredible teacher and a beautiful writer. She was a generous soul, adopting and raising her daughter, Audra Berbert, raising her niece, Heather Padgett, and offering her home to her best friend, Elizabeth Turner, and her three boys. She was a light to all who knew her, facing the many tragedies in her life with grace and strength. Julie lived a healthy, active lifestyle. She loved traveling and especially enjoyed being with those she loved. Julie was a blessing to all who knew her and she will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life and dinner in her honor will be held at the Legacy Center at Green Valley in Rescue, Calif., on May 21, 2018, at 7 p.m.
Service details can be found at:
http://www.greenvalleymortuary.com/m/obituaries/Julie-Berbert/Memories
Published in Folsom Telegraph, The on May 17, 2018