Juan Johnny Castilleja
March 23, 1952 ~ January 14, 2012
Juan "Johnny" Castilleja", a resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital at the age of 59. Mr. Castilleja was born on March 23, 1952 in New Braunfels to Santos G. Castilleja, Sr. and Dolores Tristan Castilleja. He was a loving husband and father who enjoyed spending time with his grandsons, cooking and watching movies. Johnny was preceded in death by his father, Santos G. Castilleja, Sr. Survivors include his spouse, Helen Castilleja; children, Melissa Castilleja Arciniega and husband, Martin, Peter Castilleja and Paul Castilleja and wife, Jennifer; grandchildren, Paul Ryan, Joel and Gabriel Castilleja; mother, Dolores T. Castilleja; siblings, Margarita, Santos Jr., David, Florentino, Armando and Sam Castilleja. In addition, Mr. Castilleja is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with visitation starting at the church at 9:00 AM. Please note: There will not be a procession on Thursday morning from Lux Funeral Home to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. We ask those wishing to attend the Funeral Mass meet at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM. The committal service will follow at San Pedro Cemetery in Hays County. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital; family and friends for their support. To leave a message for the family, go to www.www.luxfhcares.com and select Obituaries.