Julia Foote Mleczko, daughter of Kathleen Moran Foote and Donovan B. Foote, died Monday, January 13, 2020, in Grand Island, NE of malignant disease.
Rosary is 7 p.m. Thursday, January 16, at Butler Volland Chapel. Memorial Mass is 10 a.m. Friday, January 17, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Christopher Kubat officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Book signing will be Thursday 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Central Nebraska Humane Society, 1312 Sky Park Road, Grand Island, NE 68801.
Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Julia was born on August 22, 1963, in New Orleans, LA. Her early years were spent in New Orleans, LA, Augusta, GA, and Indianapolis, IN. The family moved to Hastings in 1968.
She attended Hastings High School. Participated in cross country, graduating in 1981. Julia attended Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha graduating in 1985. She was honored as a Countess at the Aksarben Ball.
Julia had a year of training at Robt. Gray Public Relations firm in Washington D.C. and returned to Nebraska working for several organizations. She married Dr. Kris Mleczko on October 31, 1997, living in Grand Island until her death.
Julia enjoyed ocean swimming and diving and trips to New Orleans, other cities, and Europe. She was interested in family history and produced several books on her maternal and paternal history.
Julia was preceded in death by her mother, Kathleen Foote.
Survivors include, husband, Dr. Kris Mleczko; father, Donovan B. Foote; sister, Margaret Foote; numerous relatives.