Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
3312 Niles St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 873-8200

Juan Gonzalez "Jacob" Castillo

1934 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Juan Gonzalez "Jacob" Castillo Obituary
Juan "Jacob" Gonzalez Castillo July 6, 1934 - September 26, 2013 Juan "Jacob" Gonzalez Castillo, 79, of Bakersfield, CA, passed away on Sept. 26, 2013 after a long illness. Juan was born in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico on July 6, 1934 to Luisa Castillo and Pedro Gonzalez. Juan was married to Juana Salazar Gonzalez for over 47 years. Juan worked for the Santa Fe Railroad Ice Plant for over 15 years and also worked for several swimming pool companies as well as agriculture. Juan enjoyed gardening and planting his own vegetables. He also enjoyed spending time with his loved ones and helping others as much as possible. Juan is survived by his wife Juana; his 3 sons; Juan, Pete and Gilbert Gonzalez; step daughter, Maria Mendoza; his two grandsons, Pete and Anthony Gonzalez; his two sisters, Consuelo Vasquez of Bakersfield, CA and Rafaela Mendez of Milwaukee, WI, and many nieces and nephews. Juan was a great husband, father, and friend and he will be greatly missed by all. Rest in Peace Viejito. We love and miss you. Visitation for Juan "Jacob" Gonzalez Castillo will be held at Basham - Anspach Funeral Care (620 Oregon St.) on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (601 E. California Ave.) on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Historic Union Cemetery. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 2, 2013
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