Brian K. Caudillo

  • Born: November 11, 1962
  • Died: July 8, 2021
  • Location: Velarde, New Mexico

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Brian Keith Caudillo left this world unexpectedly on July 8, 2021 at age 58. He was a caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

Brian was born on November 11, 1962 in Sterling, the son of John and Hope (Caudillo) Juarez. He married Christina and together they had five children, Zach, Robert, Manuel, Angel, and Jacob. Brian was an artist who loved exploring his Native American and Hispanic background. His art was an expression of his spirit. One of his favorite things to do was be outdoors with family and grandchildren, exploring what nature had to offer.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Caudillo; his children, Zacharia (Leanna) Lopez of Rio Rancho, NM, Robert (Tiffany Duran) Caudillo of Pojoaque, NM, Manuel (Christine Herrera) Caudillo of Alcalde, NM, Anjelica Caudillo of Alcalde, NM, and Jacovo Caudillo of Santa Fe, NM; his father, John J. Juarez of Sterling; three brothers, James (Elizabeth) Juarez of Dixon, John (Nicole) Juarez of Peoria, and Joe (Toby) Juarez of Sterling; one sister, Johanna (Robert) Wagner of Metamora; thirteen grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Hope Caudillo; one daughter, Madonna Caudillo; paternal grandparents Juan and Johanna Juarez; and maternal grandparents, Manuel and Amelia Caudillo.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 P.M. at Centennial Park in Rock Falls.