Julie M. Schulte, age 47 of Sioux Falls, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, September 24, 2019 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Julie Marie was born on June 28, 1972 to Keith and Sharon (Schnabel) Burns in Flandreau, SD. She attended Flandreau public schools, graduating in 1991. Following graduation, Julie received her associate’s degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls and began her career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Milwaukee from 1993-2000.
Julie was blessed with a son, Zach from her first marriage to Jason Taylor. On October 17, 2008, Julie was united in marriage to Michael Schulte on a gorgeous beach of Maui, Hawaii. To this union Julie gained two more children, Molly and Zack Schulte and the family made their home in Sioux Falls.
Julie was an avid animal lover. She adored her rescued animals (4 dogs, 2 cats). The Humane Society was dear to her heart and enjoyed her involvement every year raising foundation money for the Humane Society.
Julie was a devoted mother and an amazing wife. She enjoyed the outdoors, flowers, reading and traveling, but her greatest passion was spending time with family.
Grateful for having shared in her life are her husband: Michael Schulte; children: Zach Taylor, Molly Schulte and Zack Schulte; her mother: Sharon Burns; two brothers: John (Sandi) Burns and Michael Burns; her mother and father-in-law: Terry and Trish Schulte, her sisters-in-law: Lisa (Nick) Bruggeman and Kaitlyn Schulte; and her adopted and adored pets, Toby, Otis, Princess Leia, Charlie, Rey and Daisy.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Aaron & Olivia Schnabel and Merle & Rose Burns; and her father, Keith Burns.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sioux Falls Humane Society.
Memorial gathering was held on Friday, September 27 at Miller Southside Chapel in Sioux Falls.