Julie Grygierczyk Castagano age 58, passed away Jan. 7, 2022, in a tragic accident on SR 112 in Tooele Ut while commuting to work after a 2 month leave of absence.
Julie was born Aug. 28, 1963 in Kearns Ut. to the most loving and nurturing parents; Barbara (Kubiak) Grygierczyk and Frank Z. Grygierczyk. The family later moved to the charming little town of Grantsville Ut. and established roots in the community. Julie was the youngest of 5 children.
Julie graduated from Grantsville High in 1982. Julie married Dave Lassen Apr. 14, 1984, they later divorced. They had two children: Heather Lynn and Steven Lassen. Julie would later meet the love of her life Dave Castagano and the two were joined in matrimony on Feb. 12, 2016.
Julie was employed at Cabela’s. Work was more than a job; it was an extension of her family. She had a special way of connecting with people and wherever she went, it was like a reunion. Julie was so proud of her fur babies; Tubbie, Jayco, and Daffer whom she adored.
Julie loved the outdoors, had a passion for horses, and enjoyed shooting and hunting. She was active with the local riding club in her youth, winning many awards for her horsemanship. She had recently started 4 wheeling in the desert with her husband. Julie had a large circle of friends who adored her infectious smile, and heartwarming hugs that she was so well known for.
Julie is survived by her husband Dave Castagano (Grantsville Ut). Children: Heather (Shawn) Harris, Steve Lassen, Mother: Barbara Grygierczyk (Grantsville Ut), Siblings: Dan Grygierczyk (Sioux Falls SD), Teri Moon (Centerville, Ut), David & Donna Grygierczyk (Knob Noster Mo), Jim & Debbie Grygier (Hooper Ut). Stepsons: Glenn and Davis. Sisters in law: Lelia, Loni, and Stella. Brothers in Law: Dickey and Ronnie, as well as 8 grandchildren that were the world to her.
Julie is preceded in death by her father Frank Z. Grygierczyk.
Funeral Services will be held at the Clark St Chapel, 80 N. Church St, Grantstville, Utah on Monday, January 17th at 12 Noon. Viewing will be held from 10:30 – 11:30 prior to services at the Church. Arrangements are in care of Dalton-Hoopes Funeral Home. 435-884-3031
Online condolences and memories may be shared at DaltonHoopes.com