Julianna Bays

Obituary of Julianna Beck Bays

Julianna Beck Bays


Julianna Beck Bays passed away on December 24, 2021 in Springfield Oregon at the

age of 79. She was born on March 23, 1942 in Fresno California to Julius and Anna

Rasmussen. She graduated from Central Union High School and attended Fresno College.

Later she attended Lane Community College and studied Real Estate. She

married Wiilliam Dwayne Bays on February 16 1961.

Julianna had many interests and was always learning new things and most of

her life employment was serving others. She spent time as a Teacher, Realtor, Secretary,

Activities Director for local seniors, to name a few. She also had her own daycare

where she loved and cared for many children who thrived under her care.

She was active in her church in Springfield over the years involved in many

ministries including helping the homeless with basic needs in which she was honored and

noticed by her local community. Julianna had a strong faith in God and never hesitated to share

his love for others. Her light shone bright to all that knew her.

Other achievements to be noted President of the Fresno Women’s Club, Secretary for

the First English Lutheran, Librarian for Trinity Baptist, and finally last but not least the one who

brought her so much joy is Leader of the Cultured Pearls, which is in reference to her lifelong

friends whom she loved dearly.

Julianna is survived by her husband of 61 years William D. Bays, Her sister Linda

Mclaughlin, Brother’s Julius and Ronald Rasmussen. Her daughter’s Victoria Monfore, Laurie

Wakeman, and Mary Dewald, 8 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren.

Our family has decided to host a “Celebration of Life Gathering” in late March details to


Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at musgroves.com 

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