Rosario Castaneda Loya
Rosario Castaneda Loya
  • July 18, 1949 - March 26, 2017
  • Odessa, Texas

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Rosario "Chayo" Castaneda Loya, 67, passed away March 26, 2017 with her family by her side in Odessa, Texas.
She was born July 18, 1949 in Creel, Mexico to Benjamin and Mariana Loya. Rosario was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her interests included family, gardening, sewing, reading, and interior decorating.
Mrs. Loya is survived by her daughter, Minerva Levario and husband Paul Molinar of Odessa, son, Marco Castaneda and wife Blanca Castaneda of Odessa, (2) sisters, Armanda Loya Gonzalez, Christina Munoz and husband, Moncerat Munoz, (3) brothers, Alfredo Loya Gonzalez, Antonio Loya Gonzalez, Luis Loya Gonzalez, (6) grandchildren, Alex Levario, Allison Levario, Armando Castaneda, Anthony Castaneda, Alberto Madrid, Mercedes Madrid, (2) great-grandchildren, Aaron Madrid, Karina Madrid, father and mother-in-law, Manuel and Juanita Castaneda of Odessa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Mariana Loya, husband, Jose Antonio Castaneda, (2) sisters, Maria Elena Alvarez, Victoria Loya Gonzalez.
Visitation will begin Tuesday, March 28th from 3 p.m. through 6 p.m. followed by a prayer service beginning at 7 p.m. at Odessa Funeral Home. Funeral services and mass celebrating the life of Rosario "Chayo" Castaneda Loya will be held Wednesday, March 29, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery.