Celebration of Life

We are going to celebrate sweet Jules’ life Sunday night from 4-7 with a visitation and her funeral Monday at 3, both at Cornerstone church in Litchfield.

I never thought I’d have to write an obituary for one of my kiddos, so today I had to google how to write an infant obituary.  Such fun stuff for this mom (sarcasm)  But, here’s our tribute to our little lady and more information for the coming days.  Thanks for the prayers!  It truly is amazing the peace the Lord has given us at this time….

Juliet Faith Lundeen, age 38 days, passed away peacefully November 14th, 2012, at home in the loving arms of her parents after fighting hard of a genetic disorder, Edwards Syndrome.  Juliet, deemed “incompatible with life,” was a miracle and served a mighty purpose in her short life, spreading the love of Jesus and proving that every life matters.  “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.”  Jeremiah 1:5

Juliet was the daughter of Ryan and Allison Lundeen (Dassel).

Juliet is survived by her big brother Tate (4) and big sister Kynlee (3), who loved her dearly.

Her paternal grandparents are Tim and Ronelle Lundeen of Cokato, and maternal grandparents are Tom and Sue Young of Mosinee, WI.

Juliet was preceded in death by her Uncle Eric Lundeen.

Jules won the hearts of all who knew her, and her life will be greatly missed.  There is such peace for her family in knowing she has been made perfect, free of pain, and dancing for her Jesus in heaven.  “The Lord gives, the Lord takes away, may the name of the Lord be praised.”  Job 1:21

A celebration of life will take place on Monday, November 19, 2012, 3pm at Cornerstone Church in Litchfield, MN.

Visitation will be held Sunday, November 18, 4-7pm and 1 hour prior to the service all at the church.

Cornerstone Church: Litchfield, MN 205 CSAH 34 Litchfield, MN 55355

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13 Responses to Celebration of Life

  1. Amy Wilhite says:

    I didn’t know your story before today. However, your story has blessed my soul. I think I’ve read your entire blog today! I have cried at the passing of Juliet, but have been blessed by her story of beating the odds! May God bless you and keep you and the entire family to comfort you all. Thank you for being strong enough to share your story.
    Blessings to you all!
    Amy

  2. Denise Scott says:

    As a recent retired nurse, I am new to the world of blogging, and the Lord sent me to yours for a reason. I have been following it since you found out you were pregnant with dear Jules. My husband and I have been praying for your family and will continue to lift you up in the days to come. You have been such an inspiration to me in my spiritual walk….you will never know, Allie. May the Lord continue to provide the comfort and peace that only He can in the days to come. What a blessing to know that Jules is with Him and that you will be with her again one day. With love and prayers……

  3. Susan Howard says:

    Written very beautiful. My thoughts & prayer are with you all.

    Susan Howard,
    South Carolina

  4. Katie says:

    beautiful…

  5. Darlene says:

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for sharing the life of your daughter and sister, Juliet Faith. Such a special girl and such a special family. God bless you!

  6. Trisha Caron says:

    Since I began following your story, each night at bed time, as I would rock my little girl I would say a prayer for your sweet baby Jules. Tonight though, it was the sweetest thing…although my daughter is only 19 months old and doesn’t understand death and heaven (or maybe she does…one will never know), I prayed again for your family and told about Jules going to heaven and being an angel to watch us. She then pointed up and said “Jss” (Jesus) and blew a bit kiss up and waved. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing your story and your faith with me. I pray for continued strength and peace for you.

  7. Ruth Davies says:

    May God bless you and console you. Your daughter will be planning an amazing family reunion for y’all, so be sure to make it!

  8. Teresa says:

    It is amazing how such a little person can have such a huge impact. May God’s peace be with you in the days ahead. Your family’s courage in accepting Juliet’s life, no matter how short or “incompatible” is such an inspiration to all of us striving to show the world that every life is precious (I have a daughter with Williams syndrome). God bless.

  9. Katie says:

    My heart is breaking for your family. I pray for your continued strength through this unbelievable time. I pray for healing for your family and that God will continue to guide you through this.
    You did an amazing job on the obituary. What a touching and heartfelt tribute to a beautiful soul.

  10. Amber says:

    What a beautiful baby girl and such a beautiful testimony. Juliet was very blessed to be born into such a wonderful, loving family. As I read this I weep for your loss but also praise God for using your family and Juliet to be a blessing and a testimony to do many. Praying for a continued peace for your family. Thank you for pouring your heart out through this blog. I can just picture Juliet dancing with her Lord. Bless you all

  11. Kristie says:

    Beautiful ….what a witness for the Lord you and your family are …thank you

  12. Taffany says:

    You did an awesome job. My family prays for your every night I pray you will have peace and that your family will have strength to get through your time of need right now and you will find peace.

  13. Ellen Oncu says:

    Beautiful…

  14. Amy says:

    It is clear to see where this blessed baby girl got her strength- like mother, like daughter :) No words can describe the ache of a mother’s love, and you have painted for us the true picture of faith, hope and unmeasurable love. You are an example for all of us and we thank you for sharing this heartfelt journey that touches us to the core. Bless your heart and soul for how you, your precious baby girl, and family have forever changed countless people that have watched your story unfold. Loving peace to you all…

  15. Holly says:

    I think you did a beautiful job with this, and you have to be the strongest person I have ever come across, God bless your little girl and God give your family strength. Prayers!

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