Alejandro âCondoâ R. Castaneda, 77, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 to be with the Lord. He was surrounded by his wife and loved ones.
Services include: A Rosary at the Sheffield Good Shepard Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. and Funeral Services at the Iraan Civic Center on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Alejandro will be laid to rest at the Sheffield Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.
Alejandro was born on August 24, 1938 to Augustine and Petra Castaneda. He began his life and family in Sheffield, Texas. Alejandro was married to Maria Antonia Hernandez of nearly 60 years. Their anniversary is November 19, 1955. Alejandro was a man devoted to his wife, family, community and above all else, God. Alejandro will be remembered as a loyal husband, a loving father, grandfather and friend to the community.
Alejandro is survived by his wife, Maria Castaneda; his two sisters and two brothers, Lenor Medina, Osvaldo Castaneda, Alfredo âFreddieâ Castaneda and Lucille Hargis. Alejandro leaves behind ten children: Alex Castaneda Jr. and wife Leti; Sylvia Baldwin and husband David; Sammy Castaneda, Betty Sue Gonzales and husband Freddie; Liz Pope and husband Victor; Mary Coffelt and husband Michael; Christina Garlock and husband Steve; Catherine Green and husband Scott; Scott Castaneda; Elvira Carter and husband Jerry; and 23 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.
Dadâs favorite Bible book was the book of Job. Like Job, he was a man of God loved by all. He knew that the steps of a good man are ordered by God. When tested, he remained steadfast to God and family; for the true measure of a man is revealed in times of trouble.
We thank the Lord for blessing our family with such a man; a true blessings of unconditional love- our father, Alejandro Castaneda, Sr.