William Costello, 59William “Bill” James Costello, 59, passed away at his home in Alexandria after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.
William “Bill” James Costello, 59, passed away at his home in Alexandria after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.
William was born April 2, 1953 in Huron, South Dakota, the son of Jim and Janice (Kogel) Costello. He graduated from Huron High School and attended Huron College.
Bill married Marlis Marshall on July 6, 1973. They began their family, having two sons, Adam and Justin. Bill worked as a carpenter and job superintendent for Jacobsen Construction. He and his family moved to Alexandria in 1983. He worked for Watkins Construction Company and in September of 1989, until the present, he worked for Breitbach Construction Company of Elrosa.
Bill’s greatest loves were his family, fishing, camping and enjoying life at the lake.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years and best friend, Marlis Costello of Alexandria; sons, Adam (Joanne) Costello of Minneapolis, Justin of Seattle WA; brother, Jay (Tracy) Costello of Gillette, WY; brother-in-law, Jack (Midge) Marshall of Huron, SD; sisters-in-law, Sandy (Roger) Kissner of Huron, SD; Cindy Marshall of Rapid City, SD; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Costello; grandparents, Harry and Ida Costello; brothers-in-law, Ken Marshall and Larry Marshall; and parents-in-law, Lyle and Theone Marshall.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, November 6 at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria with the Rev. Andrea Olson officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Huron, SD. Honorary urn bearers were Seth Costello, Sara Costello, Shelby Costello and Sam Costello.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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