April 17, 2017


Julie Fillenwarth, 63, of Arnolds Park, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Spencer Hospital. She fought metastatic breast cancer with an uncommon courage, carrying her crusade through traditional treatments, immunotherapy and ultimately a clinical trial in hopes of not only prolonging her own life but those of cancer patients in the future.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at The Roof Garden/Pavilion at Arnolds Park with Pastor Dave Simonson officiating and Greg Drees eulogist. Burial will be at Lakeview Gardens in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at The Roof Garden/Pavilion.

Henry-Olson Funeral Home (www.henryolsonfuneral.com) of Estherville is in charge or arrangements.