Nellie V. Castañeda
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Nellie V. Castañeda
  • July 15, 1924 - July 18, 2017
  • Fresno, California

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Nellie Castañeda was born to Juan Verdugo and Florencia Arias on July 15, 1924 in Mesa, Arizona. She joined her husband, Armando Castañeda; sister, Julietta Revilla; brothers, Frank, Roy and Leonard and our Heavenly Father on July 18, 2017.
Nellie was the rock of her family and will be missed dearly. She is survived by her sister, Esperanza Torrez; brothers, Clyde Revilla and Peter Hernandez. Also by her children, Irene Colburn (Don Colburn), Armando Castañeda (Janice Oba), Eddie Castañeda and Ophelia Heston along with grandchild Florencia Allenger (Omar Mendoza) and grandchildren Miguel Castañeda (Shelley Castañeda), David Castañeda, Alicia Carson, Angela Castañeda, Laura Castañeda, and Genevieve Castañeda and many loving nieces and nephews and great grandchildren, including RJ Allenger, Diego Mendoza and Gia Mendoza.
Visitation will be held at Tinkler Funeral home on Tuesday, July 25 from 4-6pm, with Rosary following at 6pm.
Mass will be held at St. Johns Catholic Cathedral on Wednesday, July 26 at 10:30am, interment to follow,