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Obituaries > GASTELLUM, YLDEFONSO G.

Yldefonso Garcia Gastellum 82, of Tucson, passed away December 5, 2006. Preceded in death by his wife, Rose Gastellum. Survived by daughters, Yolanda Calderon (Roberto), Carmen Vidal (Robert), Debra Montanez and Becky Gastellum; son, Yldefonso Gastellum (Rita); sister, Erlinda Gallego; brother, Walter Gastellum. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 10, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Carrillo’s Tucson Mortuary (South Chapel) 240 S. Stone Ave., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered Monday, December 11, 2006, 1:00 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 602 W. Ajo Way. Interment to follow at South Lawn Cemetery. In loving memory of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather. You have given us fond memories, which will always guide us through our lives. You have given us your strength and frankness, but most important your love. We will always treasure your love and precious moments with you. You served your country with great pride. You were a “Raider” in WW II, receiving the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and many others, as you always said “American by birth, Marine by choice.” Your valor and dignity will be part of our history. With five children, 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren, we tell our Dad, our Tata to rest in peace, your fight is over. May you continue to dance with Nana for your loving memory will always live within us¦ Arrangements by Carrillo’s Tucson Mortuary, Inc.