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Obituary for Julie Ann Peterson Arispe

Surrounded by loving family & friends, Julie Ann Peterson Arispe, passed away on Tuesday, June 4th 2019

She was born in Seattle, WA on November 5th, 1968, and grew up a member of a loving, lively, and caring family. She attended Lawton Elementary, St. Josephs Middle School, Bishop Blanchet High School, and the University of Montana.

At the University of Montana, she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, and worked during school with “Society Expeditions” which took her to such parts of the world as Eastern Europe, Russia, and Greece.

She was a familiar fixture in Missoula with her retrofitted “School Bus” Food Truck”, A.K.A. the home of “Locos Burritos”, and also at the family cabin in Seeley Lake which was her favorite place to spend time.

She is survived by her Mother Marilyn, Brothers Jon (Sister in-law Kara, Daughter Brenna, Son Karl), Erik (Son Erik, & Daughter Karly), Chris (Wife Patty, Son Jack & Christian), as well as several dear friends; Heidi Armstrong, Carolyn Davis, & Mike Doerner.

Julie was married to Jeff Kukenmeister in 1996, & married Mike Arispe in 2002.

A “Celebration of Life” & Memorial will be held in Missoula during July (Date/Location TBD).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the “Peterson Family Scholarship Fund at the University of Montana, 59812.