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Amelia (Solis) Castaneda


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Amelia (Solis) Castaneda Obituary
Amelia Castaneda, 86, of Big Spring went to be with our Lord on March 7, 2015.
Amelia was born in Tynan, TX on Aug. 21, 1928, to Claudia Aguirre and Theodore Solis. Amelia was married to Pedro Castaneda on Nov. 11, 1945. They were married for 40 years.
Amelia enjoyed being with family, watching her kids and grandkids grow up. She enjoyed family time
with siblings, reminiscing about good times.
Amelia is preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Castaneda; mother, Claudia Aguirre; father, Thedore
Solis; three sisters, Manuela Gonzalez, Francisca Perez, and Maria Gutierrez; three brothers, Luciano
Soliz, Jose M. Aguirre, and Ramon Aguirre; son-in-law, Pete Ortega; and niece, Sandra Gutierrez.
Amelia is survived by a brother, Luis Aguirre of Mathis, Texas; daughter, Pat Ortega of Big Spring; sons,
Ricky and wife, Irene Castaneda, of Midland, Joe and wife, Connie Castaneda, of Midland, and
Esiquio Castaneda of Big Spring; 10 grandkids, 19 great grand kids and 15 great-great-grandkids.
Visitation was held from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and today, March
11, 2015, at Ellis Funeral Home, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. today, March 11, 2015. Funeral
services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Stephens Catholic Church. Burial will
follow at Lamesa, TX.
Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Mar. 11, 2015
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