Julie Belle Aidukaitis was born in Provo, Utah to Dean Eugene Van Wagenen and Belle Felice de Jong Van Wagenen. In her childhood at Brigham Young High School, Julie was in Dramatics, F.H.A., Model U.N. Reporter, Seminary Graduate, Chorus, Betty Crocker Award, Jouralism Rep in California, Honor Roll.
Julie married Nelson Carlos Aidukaitis, who served as president of the Brazil Salvador South Mission from Tuesday, July 01, 2003 to Saturday, July 01, 2006. Julie and Nelson have worked at the Provo MTC with the Portuguese-speaking missionaries. They have seven children, Lee Nelson, Erik Dean, Amy Laura, Alisa Maria, Karla Belle, Jennifer Julie, and Kristina Antonia, and a foster daughter Roseli,  grandchildren, and  great grandchildren so far.
Julie received a Bachelors of Science degree from BYU. Julie also spent time working at BYU in the Humanities advisement center and for the Provo public school system. Her greatest joy has been the time spent at home raising children and grandchildren, recovering the sofa and making the drapes, and feeding the needy. Julie loves the Lord and her family. Julie enjoys volunteering in her local congregation - She has been a member of the ward activities committee, a former ward Relief Society president, stake Primary president, Young Women adviser, camp director and Sunday School secretary.