My sister-in-law, Julie Lynn Myers

She was an awesomely nice person.

Loving wife, mother, sister, and friend Julie Lynn (Bjornsson) Myers passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at her home in Hoquiam, WA, she was 59 years old. Julie was born August 31, 1961 to Dwight and Shirley Bjornsson in Ballard, WA
Growing up Julie lived most of her life in Ballard but also spent some time in Tacoma, WA. She graduated from high school then went on to continue her education at University of Washington and Pacific Lutheran University earning her master’s degree. After earning her degree Julie held many jobs in the health care field as a project manager.
Later in life Julie met the love of her life James Myers and they later married, and both moved to Hoquiam in July 2015. Julie was an incredibly involved member of the Peace Corp in Samoa as well as the Pierce County Democrats and would faithfully attend services at the Ocean Shores Lutheran Church. She also has many hobbies such as traveling, hiking, sewing, and volunteering at the North Beach Paws.
Julie is survived by her husband James Myers of Hoquiam, WA; stepsons Charlie Myers of Bellingham, WA and Evan Myers of Rogers, AR; stepdaughter Rachael Hahn of McCleary, WA; brother Doug Bjornsson of Tacoma, WA; sister Margo Bjornsson of Ballard, WA; as well as her grandson Alexander Hahn. She is preceded in death by her parents Dwight and Shirley Bjornsson. All who knew Julie loved her and enjoyed her company.
Arrangements are entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen. To share memories or to sign the online guestbook please visit


  1. Sean Boyd says

    My condolences to you and your extended family, PZ. Take care of each other, and stay safe.

  2. Tethys says

    I’m so sorry for your loss. There is never a good time, but the suddenness and terrible finality of losing family members so young adds extra dimensions to grief.

  3. antaresrichard says

    My deepest empathy PZ, I too lost a loved one, just yesterday – my sister Angelica.

  4. JoeBuddha says

    She sounds like a lovely person. Sorry that I never met her. Condolences to you and the rest of the family.

  5. blf says

    And an especial shout-out to Julie was an incredibly involved member of the Peace Corp[s] in Samoa — Stands up and claps !

  6. nomadiq says

    I read her story and see a full and well lived life. No doubt she will be missed by you and your family.

  7. maireaine46 says

    She sounds like a wonderful person, Peace Corps, animal shelter volunteer…..none better. Sympathy to you and your whole family.

  8. birgerjohansson says

    My condolences.
    Between cancer and COVID , a lot of good people are dying much too early.