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Julia G. Meier

May 31, 2022

Burial Date: June 4, 2022

St. Barbara Catholic Church 4042 Turkeyfoot Rd. Erlanger, Ky 41018 June 4, 10 a.m.

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Crestview Hills Julia Ganshirt Meier, 65, of Crestview Hills, KY. passed away on May 31, 2022 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Julia has loved animals since she was a child, she enjoyed working at a local pet store for many years. She also cherished her time, singing at various churches and with several singing groups throughout her life. Julia is a self-taught guitar player. Julia was born in Freeport Illinois to Fritz and Sally Ganshirt. She attended over 8 different grade schools in the Midwest before the family moved to Northern Kentucky. Julia graduated from Villa Madonna High School. In 1978 she met her husband Paul while she was in a musical production. Paul and Julia were married October 4, 1980 at the Cathedral Basilica in Covington by Paul’s uncle, Reverend Monsignor Allen J Meier. They reside in Crestview Hills, where Paul has been Mayor for 24 years. They have three children Jenna (Greg) Flesch, Zachary (Emmaly) Meier, and Jorie (Kevin) Meier. Four grandchildren, who are the lights in Julia’s life, Aurora, Ivan, Harrison and Kyler. Preceded in death by her father Fritz, mother Sally (nee Clarke) and sister Jenny. She is survived by brothers Tod (Bernadette) Ganshirt, Peter (Christy) Ganshirt, Jay (Susanne) Ganshirt and Pat Steuver-Ganshirt. Julia has a very large extended family who will miss her smile, laughter and wit. A Celebration of life will be held for Julia on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 8:30am 10:00am at St. Barbara Church, Erlanger, KY with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00am. Burial of ashes will be at St. John Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, KY at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Redwood Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, Ky. 41017 or Charity of your choice.