Julie Ann (Plagge) Castillo, 54, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, formerly of Latimer, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born February 9, 1965, in Belmond, Iowa, to Marvin and Mary (Campbell) Plagge.
Julie graduated from CAL Community School in Latimer, class of 1983. She furthered her education at Central College in Pella and graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor's degree in home economics. Julie was united in marriage on August 28, 1995, to Elias Castillo in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She worked in restaurant management and most recently was employed at Pillsbury. Julie was affiliated with Immanuel United Church of Christ in Latimer.
Julie enjoyed camping, baking and cooking. She worked as a cook at Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert in Minnesota. Julie loved flowers; specifically, lilacs, tulips and peonies. Her family was very important to her, as well as her dogs. She was a proud collector of just about anything Pillsbury Doughboy and those little target dogs, as well. Julie always spent her weekends with her family; shopping and going out to eat. Her kids meant the world to her. She was always proud of all the accomplishments they achieved. Julie always put her family and others' needs before her own.
Julie is survived by her husband Elias Castillo of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, daughter Kayla Castillo of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, daughter Kacie Castillo of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, son Eric Castillo of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, father Marvin (LaVonne) Plagge of Latimer, sister Jennifer (Tom) Cross of Gardner, Kansas, brother John (Anne) Plagge of Hampton, nephew Alfonso Castillo of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, several aunts and uncles, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother Mary Plagge.
"My deepest condolences, Julie was a wonderful women. Julie would talk about her children often to others, how proud she was of them. She only wished the best for them. She loved them so much. God bless the children and help them with the lose of their Mother."
"My deepest condolences. I used to work with Julie and she was so kind and thoughtful. She was incredibly proud of her kids and her home state of Iowa. She always made & shared the best recipes. Rest in peace Julie."
"Such a great loss. May we remember the love she showed and our experiences together. She belongs ot eternity now."
"Memories. Oh where to start. So many great memories as kids growing up. Trips to East Park with McDonalds lunch. Many holidays spent together.
I am so sad that it was her time to leave us but know she is getting to spend great time with her mom, my mom and many other family members now and out of pain.
Much love and thoughts go out to all the family left behind.
Until we meet again!!"
"I am so sorry for your lose. I knew Julie back in the 80?s when she worked at Camp Lincoln. I remember having breakfast almost every morning with Julie and the rest of the cooks, which was always amazing. They didn?t make camp breakfast for us?Julie was an amazing cook and a beautiful person. Again, my prayers for you during this time. "