Phyllis Casteneda

May 24, 1934 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 87)




          Phyllis Garcia Casteneda (Chana) was born May 24, 1934, in Horton, Kansas, to Patricio and Florentina Garcia. Phyllis was called to heaven on February 6,2022 at the age of 87, she resided in the City of Covina where she lived with her son Paul and Daughter in law Nikki.

          Phyllis was married to Manuel Casteneda on February 23, 1957, Manuel passed away on August 29, 2013

Phyllis is survived by her two sisters Paula and Mary and her 5 sons Raymond, Sam, Patrick, Martin, Paul and their wives Cyndi, Nikki and Colleen, her grandchildren Martin jr., Richard, Justin, Jazzy, Adriana, Charisma, Alyssa, Paul Jr., Gabriel, Rosemary, Mark and Jimmy, her great grandchildren Aubrey, Destiny, Isiah, Giovanni, Elijah, Levi, Ever, Golden, Samantha, Brandon, Jacob, Jaden, Sailor, Fiona and her Grand doggies Capone, Troy, Chicken, Jax, Zoey, and Sox.

Phyllis was a housekeeper, an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary for the Am vets, a Caregiver to her godmother Linda and friend Mary before they passed away, she also helped care for her grandchildren. In 2018 Phyllis began to show signs of Dementia and was later diagnosed by her doctor. Phyllis loved to be outside working in her garden, or just sitting and enjoying the sun, she would exercise with her son Paul doing leg lifts, squats and many other exercises that she would try and do to keep her legs moving. she enjoyed going to Laughlin and the Casino, visiting her family, and family gathering, but most of all she loved her Dodgers. Phyllis was loved by all, she touched so many lives and she will remain in our hearts always.



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April 5, 2022

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church (Azusa)

Funeral Mass
April 6, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church (Azusa)


Queen of Heaven Cemetery
2161 South Fullerton Road
Rowland Heights, CA 91748

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