Dolores M. Castro "Kinkie" December 30, 1930 - October 28, 2012 Dolores M. Castro, better known as "Kinkie" by family and friends, was born on December 30, 1930 in Bakersfield, CA to Herman Mora and Aurelia Olivarez and passed into the hands of our Lord, Jesus Christ on October 28, 2012. Kinkie was a wonderful loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Las Vegas, spending time with family; and listening to country music. Kinkie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Librado Castro Jr.; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; and grandson, Paul Castro. Kinkie is survived by her 3 sons, Lee Castro, his wife Rosalinda Castro and their 9 children; Brian Castro and daughter; and Dean Castro, his wife Anna Castro and their 3 sons; as well as her 3 sisters, 1 brother, great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. A Rosary and Viewing will be held Wednesday, October 31, 6:00 p.m., at Basham Funeral Care, 3312 Niles St. A Catholic Mass will be held on Thursday, November 1, 12:00 p.m., at St. Joseph's Church, 1515 Baker St.; with graveside burial to follow at Union Cemetery. "Kinkie, you will truly be missed and forever in our hearts." www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 30, 2012