Our beloved Maria Huerta, age 76, was called to our Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 16, 2022. She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Castilleja; parents, Jose and Maria Huerta, and her sister, Lupe Gill.
Maria is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Ernest Castilleja; her children, Rene Castilleja (Joanie), Yvette Hanks (Taren), and John Castilleja (Diana); her treasured grandchildren, Natalie Handley (Richard), Nicole Garcia (Edward), Anthony Castilleja (Brenda Guzman), Andrew Castilleja; Kevin Castilleja (Chelsa), Taylor Castilleja, Elianna Castilleja, Yolanda Mora, Cassandra Martinez, John Castilleja, Anastasia Toensmann, and John Castilleja; her siblings, Lucy Santa Maria, Juan Huerta, Terri Gallegos, and Juanita Blanco, and numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-9:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Mission Funeral Home - South Side, 6204 S. First St., Austin, Texas. Public services for Maria will conclude at the end of the evening, 9:00 p.m.