Julie King


Funeral services for Julie King, 63, of Wallingford, will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor John Wolf officiating. Interment will be at High Lake Cemetery, rural Wallingford. She passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022, at her home in Wallingford, Iowa.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Julie K. (Moore) King, the daughter of William and Carol (Fuller) Moore, was born October 2, 1958, in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

She received her education in the South Clay Schools.

On November 4, 1978, she was united in marriage to Timothy King in Dickens, Iowa. The couple made their home in Estherville where they began raising their family. Along with being a wife and mom, Julie was employed outside the home as a waitress in various restaurants and then as a dietary aide at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Estherville for 13 years. In her leisure time Julie enjoyed reading so much that one time during a blizzard after she read the books she had, she began to read the telephone book. She also enjoyed cooking, camping, doing crossword puzzles and spending time with family. Tim died December 20, 2005.

She was a member of Wallingford Lutheran Church.

Left to cherish Julie’s memory are her children, Kristi (Brett Madsen) King; Todd (Danielle) Ditch; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; her mother, Carol Ensley of Emmetsburg; mother-in-law, Joyce King of Estherville; and siblings, Bill Moore of Emmetsburg, Diana (Rich) Ayers of Emmetsburg and Joe Ensley of Spencer, Iowa and half siblings, Corinda Walker (Jon Walker) Kelly Moore (Barb Moore) and Kurt Moore (Theresa Heller).

She had been preceded in death by her husband; father; step-father, Vernon Ensley; father-in-law, Dale King; brother, Dan Moore; brother-in-law, Dan King; infant sister, Barbara Moore and Joshua Farris.