Julia Ann Arrowsmith

  • BORN: June 23, 1951
  • DIED: April 15, 2018
  • LOCATION: Yale, Iowa

Julia Ann Arrowsmith, 66, daughter of Harvey Earl Arrowsmith and Ivalee Helen (Hemm) Arrowsmith was born June 23, 1951 in Emmetsburg, Iowa and died April 15, 2018 at Mercy Hospital. She was a Perry High School Graduate in the class of 1969. She finished growing up in Dawson and was married at the Dawson Church to John Wilson of Perry. They were proud parents of Theresa. They divorced and later she moved to Perry where she worked at the Escadrille as a desk clerk. Later she would become employed at the Woodward State Hospital and moved to Woodward. She then moved to Yale and had been part of the Yale Community for 14 years. She enjoyed doing yard work, sewing, reading, writing, enjoyed drawing and loved cooking for her family. Julia was such a people person and fun to be around that she watched over her neighbors and they looked after her as well. Julia loved to be with friends and go shopping at garage sales, antiques and thrift stores. She loved her dog Jasper and her cat Kalie, a one eyed calico cat. Preceded by parents and grandparents. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Theresa Salts (Kendall) of Perry, IA; sister Bonnie Thompson (Bob) of Perry, IA; boyfriend Marvin Ross of Jefferson, IA; two grandchildren Andrew Wilson of Ames, IA; Cheyenne Salts of Perry, IA; niece Christine McCollum of Bradgate, IA; great nephews Alexander, Chase and Zack; cousins, other relatives and many friends. Preceded by parents and grandparents. Memorials may be sent to Hastings Funeral Home for later designation by the family.


Celebration of Life
  • Wednesday, May 02
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Hastings Funeral Home
  • 1417 2nd Street
  • Perry, IA 50220
  • (515) 465-4691
  • Get Directions
Celebration of Life
  • Wednesday, May 23
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Hastings Funeral Home
  • 1417 2nd Street
  • Perry, IA 50220
  • (515) 465-4691
  • Get Directions

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