Julie was born the third of triplets on May 10, 1962, in La Crosse, WI to Gynther and Grace (Moos) Carlson. She was raised in Rushford and was a 1980 graduate of Rushford High School. On July 20, 1981, Julie was united in marriage with Lynn "Tinker" Wilbright in Winona, MN. She worked her entire career as a material planner for TRW, River Star and Solvay in Winona. Julie enjoyed softball, gardening, fishing and hunting.
She is survived by her husband, Tinker; two sons: Dane (Chelsi) Wilbright of Stockton and Ryan Wilbright of Moose Lake, MN; ten siblings: Karen (Fiance, Mark Cisewski) Ebert of Winona, MN, Michael Carlson of Rochester, MN, Cheryl (Laurel) Unnasch of Rochester, Norma (David) Kirckof of Rochester, Gary (Cynthy) Carlson of Brooklyn Center, MN, Margaret Lambie of Black River Falls, WI, David Carlson of Rushford, MN, Joan (Scott) Blagsvedt of Rushford, MN, Joyce (Jeff Ellingsen) Merchlewitz of Rushford, MN, and Frank Carlson of Rushford; and by an aunt, Marion Evenson of Rushford.
Julie was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Keith.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford. There will be a private family service with the Reverend Thomas Melvin officiating following the visitation at the funeral home. Masks and social distancing will be required.
Please leave a memory of Julie, sign her online guestbook and view her tribute video when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com