Julia M. Holdorf, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2022, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on August 17, 1934 in Crawfordsville, IN to Foster A. and Mary A. (Smith) McMasters. Julia was a devoted housewife to her husband and children. She worked as a cashier at the Kroger grocery store for a few years, then retired so she could travel and spend time with her family.

Julia was a member of Harmony Homemakers/Hancock County Extension Homemakers/IEHA for over 50 years and served as County President from 1998-1999. She also participated in 4-H with her children showing sheep and entering personal shows. Julia also helped with the Mt Vernon Band Boosters.

Julia was a devout Christian and loved to sing and play the piano. She taught in many churches over her years teaching Sunday school, choir and helping the women’s group.

Julia was currently attending Geist Christian Church Mudcreek.

Julia is survived by children: Lawrence (Debra) Holdorf, Jr., Bonnie Holdorf, Cheryl Holdorf, Debby (Doug) Johnson, Jeffrey (Jodie) Holdorf, Charles “Randy” (Siriwah) Holdorf and Joseph (Marti) Holdorf; grandchildren: Dianna Holdorf, Johanna (Tim) Weller, Brian (Abbie) Holdorf, Lance (Allison) Holdorf, Jonathan (Samantha) Holdorf, Peter Holdorf, Gus Holdorf and Deetz Holdorf; great-grandchildren: Everett and Miles Weller, Noah and Elizabeth Holdorf; Tabitha and Tamara Holdorf; brother Foster McMasters and sister Mary Etta Boren, nephew Jim McMasters and niece Gwen (Greg) Dickenson. She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence “Larry” Holdorf, Sr and her parents.

A celebration of Julia’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Seals Funeral Home &Cremation Services, Fortville. Friends can call Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will be at Gravel Lawn Cemetery in Fortville. In lieu of flowers, Julia’s family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Geist Christian Church Youth Mission 8550 Mud Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, or to the donor’s chosen charity. Online condolences can be shared at