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(June 15, 1964 – February 6, 2014)

Julie Anne (Stow) Austin, 49, of Midland passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at home. She was born on June 15, 1964 in Plymouth, MI to John and Velda (Beer) Stow. Julie married Rick Austin on July 1, 2011 on Wixom Lake, Michigan.Julie worked at CME Mitsuba in the human resources department. Julie loved painting and truly enjoyed traveling and road trips but her greatest joy was her children.Julie is survived by her husband Rick, daughter; Jessica Stow, sons; Christopher (Jennifer) Stow, Aaron Stow, Shane Austin, and Tyler Austin, and two grandchildren Chandler Lutes and Bailey Chasteen. She is also survived by her parents John and Velda Stow, sister Rebecca Hitsman and brothers, David, Jerry, Darrin (Michelle) and Jonathan (Andrea) Stow and several nieces and nephews.A Celebration of Life will be held at her home, 984 S. Meridian Road, Midland, MI 48640 on Monday, February 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm.In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider MidMichigan Home Care Hospice.On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com