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Margarita Casillas Hinojosa


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Margarita Casillas Hinojosa Obituary
June 6, 1925 - September 11, 2018
Margarita Casillas Hinojosa, born June 6, 1925, in Martindale, Texas to the late Epigmenio and Maria Casillas, was called home by the Lord on September 11, 2018, at the age of 93. Margarita enjoyed going to the senior center, had a wonderful sense of humor, was an excellent cook, and would quilt blankets for her newborn grandchildren. She served at her church as a Eucharistic Minister and was a devoted Guadalupana at Holy Rosary. She worked as a seamstress for over 30 years, but also had successful careers with SAISD and Southwest Research Institute. Also preceding her in death are her husband, Jesse Hinojosa; sons, Hector, Edward and Tony Hinojosa; great-granddaughter, Lauren Ficke; siblings, Gloria Steinkamp and Richard Casillas. Margarita is loved and will be missed by her children, Jesse Hinojosa, Melba Tatum (Gregory), Irene Ortiz and Norma Alvarado (Jimmy); 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild; 4 siblings; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. Procession will depart at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018, for a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church. Interment will follow at San Fernando Cemetery II.
Published in Express-News on Sept. 16, 2018
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