STERLING – Victor Castaneda, 61, of Sterling, formerly of Littleton, Colo., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
He was born March 30, 1952, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Venustiano “John” and Tomasa (Duran) Castaneda. Victor attended St. Mary Grade School, and was a 1970 graduate of Newman Central Catholic High School in Sterling. He married the former Julie Adams of Tampico. Victor was a self-employed roofer in the Denver and Littleton area before his illness. He played the bass guitar, and was a past member of the “JB Spurs” band and the “Steel City Band.” He enjoyed camping with his daughters and was an avid fisherman.
Surviving are his three daughters, Jonna (Daniel) Rasbach and Jackie Ross, both of Highland Ranch, Colo., and Jessie Giles of Littleton; his former wife, Julie Adams-Watkins of Walnut; his parents, John and Tomasa, both of Sterling; his sisters, Stella (Mike) Fortney and Mary Bennett, both of Sterling; his brothers, John (Cynthia) Castaneda of South Elgin and Tom (Jami) Castaneda of Sterling; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jade Castaneda.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., with the rosary recited at 3:30 p.m., today at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave., Rock Falls.
A memorial has been established.
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