Erlinda "Chanchi" Munoz Castillo, 92, of Las Cruces, entered eternal life, April 5, 2014 at La Posada Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by her family. She was born July 30, 1921 in El Paso, Texas to Emilio and Maria Munoz. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Frank "Pancho" Castillo (Terrie) of Las Cruces; four daughters, Aida Delgado (Manuel) of Mexico, Lita Castillo of Las Cruces, Mary Chavez (Richard) of Mesquite and Linda Lujan (Danny) of Las Cruces; a brother, Ricardo Munoz of North Carolina; her grandchildren, Jeremy Castillo (Yesenia), Joshua Castillo, Luis, Anthony "Chicho", and Brandi Delgado, Justin Castillo, Cheryl Lytle, James Castillo, Veronica Sepulveda, Margaret Lopez, Vangie and Richard Yanez, Ricardo and Vanessa Chavez and Bourbondy Lujan; great-grandchildren, Uriyah, Jordyn and Londyn Castillo, Ashley Davis, Joseph and Michael Delgado, Jasmyn Trujillo, Isabel Castillo, Stephanie Nunez, Mason and Alexis Lewallen, Jesika Martinez, Angel Yanez, Chris Rangel, Serena and Richard Yanez, Nikolus and Josziah Barraza; and her great-great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Marquez and David Fernandez. She was preceded in death by her son, Albert Castillo, Jr., and a grandson, Michael "Mike" Delgado. Visitation for Ms. Castillo will begin at 10 AM, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz. A Scripture Service will begin at 2 PM with the Reverend Don Adamski officiating. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery where she will be laid to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Luis and Anthony Delgado, Richard Yanez, Justin, Joshua and Jeremy Castillo. Honorary bearers will be Pancho Castillo and Richard Chavez. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. 527-2222 To send condolences online log onto www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.
Baca's Funeral Chapels
300 East Boutz Las Cruces, NM 88004
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Apr. 7, 2014