Obituary of Juan Castilleja
Juan M. Castilleja, age 86, was born on June 16, 1932 in Edinburg, TX to Genaro & Francisca Castilleja. He passed away on January 22, 2019 in Yakima, WA. Juan resided in Grandview, WA for 50 years where he was employed as a mechanic, a proud business owner and was a pillar of his community. He enjoyed working on his ranch, growing produce and relaxing by the river on his front porch. He lived life to the fullest, enjoyed spending time with his family and had a strong faith in the Lord. He is survived by his son, Arturo Castilleja and daughters; Deana Ruiz, Nora Castilleja, Rebecca Skibicki and Lisa Castilleja. He is also survived by his siblings; Joe Castilleja, Frank Castilleja, Bobby Castilleja, Rick Castilleja, and Connie Castilleja along with his grandchildren; Robert, Ryan, Richard, Yvette, Joshua, Ashley, Krista, Jayce and great-grandchildren. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 30 from 6-8pm at Shaw and Sons 201 N 2nd St, Yakima, WA. Mass will be held on Thursday, January 31 at 11am at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church 1201 Missouri St, Grandview, WA. Interment will follow at Mabton Cemetery.