Julio was born on August 27 1926 to Julio Costello Sr. and Ysaura Costello, in Park City, Utah. Soon after he was born they returned to Mexico where they lived for a few years. When dad was 11, they returned to the United States and settled in Riepetown, Nev. When dad was about 20 years old, he was in downtown Ely and saw the most beautiful girl he had ever seen crossing the street. He found out she was LaRue Bybee and was determined she would be his. They married on February 2, 1948 in the LDS Church in Ely. They were blessed with three children, and were sealed in the St. George Temple of the LDS Church in 1963.
Dad worked in Ely at the Harvey Young Co. for 25 years. He left to take over the Montgomery Ward Catalog Store in Ely. He later ran his own business until retirement. He served as White Pine County Commissioner for 12 years, and really loved working with so many good people.
Julio is predeceased by his mother and father, his wife LaRue, a granddaughter Shaunna Cherpeski, a son in law, Danny Britton, 1 brother and 4 sisters. He is survived by 1 sister and 2 brothers. He leaves behind daughters Terri Sue (Vince) Cherpeski, Peggy Britton, son David (Erin) Costello, 15 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 3 great, great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be on Sat. Jan, 31 at 11:00 AM. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Visitation will be at 10:00 AM.