Hector H. Castañeda

June 6, 1930 - March 31, 2016
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Hector Castaneda

Hector H. Castaneda, 85, was called home by his Lord and Savior, March 31, 2016.

Mr. Castañeda was born in Laredo, Texas to the late Felix (Paula) Castañeda on June 6, 1930.  He was a U.S. Army veteran that proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict.  Mr. Castañeda was an active member of the local Korean War Veterans Association.  He was also actively involved and was a dedicated member of San Luis Rey Church.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 58 years of marriage, Maria V. Castañeda, children: Cecilia (Mario) Moreno, Hector Castañeda, Jr., Rosario (Orlando) Medina, Nora (Ricardo) Martinez ans Felix (Elvira) Castañeda, grandchildren: Clarissa Castañeda, Vanessa Medina, Mario Enrique Moreno, Rebeccah Moreno, Joseph Guerra, Marcos Moreno, Victoria Medina and Sophie Martinez, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive guests Monday, April 4, 2016, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, where a holy rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at San Luis Rey Church.  Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am.  Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.  Full military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 59 and Flag Fold Presentation by the United States Army.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, April 4, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Time: 10:00 am

San Luis Rey Catholic Church


3501 Sanders Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040

Funeral Mass at 10:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Time: 11:00 am

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: June 6, 1930
Died: March 31, 2016

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vallejo enedelia posted on 4/9/16

On behalf the Vallejo Family we would like to express our sincere condolence to the Castaneda family for your loss of a man who we the Vallejo have known for many years a man who dedicated his life to his family and helping others


Diana Perales Rodriguez & Jaime Rodriguez posted on 4/7/16

Our sincere condolences to the Hector Castaneda family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time.


Nora Garza posted on 4/5/16

Our condolences to the Castaneda family. May God bless you and guide during this difficult time. Nora Lydia Perales Garza & Family


Maricela Guardiola posted on 4/5/16

Our deepest sympathies go out to you all. May our Lord bless and comfort you all during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences.


Martha Cuellar Segovia posted on 4/5/16

Our condolences to the Castaneda family. May God bless you. Martha and Andres F Segovia


Goyo Lopez & Family posted on 4/4/16

May the kind words, warm embraces and thoughtful actions of friends and family comfort you during this most difficult time.


Patricia Martinez posted on 4/4/16

To the Castaneda family, I am very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. May the Lord give you strength.


Meme & Olivia Bravo posted on 4/4/16

Our sincere condolences to all the family. Hector was always a good friend since MHSchool May God bless you always. RIP.


Waldo A. Lopez posted on 4/3/16

To the family (especially Ms. Nora Martinez) of Hector Castaneda: May the peace, and serenity be with you during this time of reflection....


Anabel Raya posted on 4/3/16

Nuestro mas sentido pésame para la Família Castañeda. Dios les de pronta resignación. Los acompañamos en su dolor. Familia Raya.


Luis Reyes posted on 4/3/16

My most sincere condolences to the Castaneda family. May God comfort you in this difficult time. RIP, Mr. Castaneda.


Marcial Vasquez posted on 4/3/16

Please As I Do For My Mother ..Rest in Peace Tio


Marcial Vasquez posted on 4/3/16

I Am So Sorry For All //for i have failed to keep in touch w ppl that Love me as myself Marcial ... Marcial Vasquez I Am Your Nephew ..I Have Lost Both My Parents Reyes y Socorro And My Bro. Jr. Anacleto ..Mom Recently almost 2yrs. ...Rest In Heavenly Peace ..Vasquez Familia in California ..


The Vazquez family posted on 4/2/16

He would make you laugh, he would make you smile. And when he spoke, you'd listen and forget your troubles for a while. We love you, tío, and we'll miss you, as this is very hard to say. But we cannot wait to see you again, we will anxiously await for that day!