October 13, 1940 – January 6, 2019
Margaret Castillo Ramirez was born October 13, 1940 to Joaquin and Margarita Castillo. She entered eternal rest on January 6, 2019. Margaret was a devout Catholic and member of Holy Name and Christ the King Catholic Church. She grew up in the Near Northside where she attended Marshall Middle School and Incarnate Word Academy. She was known to her childhood friends as “Kitten”. She married the love of her life, Robert Ramirez in 1961 and celebrated their love for 41 years before Robert’s passing in 2002. Margaret was a devoted mother of four dedicating her life to her children. This love continued to her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. Margaret loved cooking, baking, knitting, music and dancing. She had a beautiful smile and an unforgettable laugh that touched many lives. She will always have a special place in our hearts and will be forever missed. She is preceded in death by her parents Joaquin and Margarita Castillo, husband Robert Siller Ramirez Sr., brothers Edward Castillo, Joaquin (DJ) Castillo and Roy Castillo. She is survived by her children Robert Ramirez Jr., Steven Ramirez and wife Amanda, Delia Aguilar, Deborah Lopez and husband Benjamin Lopez Sr., grandchildren Katherine Eileen Perez, Steven Edward Ramirez II, Benjamin Rene Lopez II, Jessica Marie Lopez, Joseph Ryan Aguilar, Jacob Ryan Lopez, Great-grandchildren Lorelei Eileen Perez, Ariella Audrina Perez, Lailah Alexandra Perez, Sister Marie Perkins, Caretaker Selene Solis, numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
- Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
- Rosary Service Sunday, January 13, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, January 14, 2019
- Graveside Service Monday, January 14, 2019
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January 12, 2019
DJ and I would go over Margaret's and Roberts house on the weekends to played cards till 2 or 3am . We would have such a good time and many laughs teasing one another. Went dancing few times and just have fun and relaxing times just being together talking. Margaret was not only my sister-in-law but we were good friends told secrets to each other. No matter what she would always have a smile. A very Sweet Caring person. Now at peace with her husband Robert,brothers Edward, Joaquin(DJ) and Roy but most of all with her Mom. God bless, now your are at peace.
You will be miss and all the happy memories will always be with me.
January 9, 2019
I have so many memories of Margaret that I do not even know where to begin. She always had a way to make me laugh and was a ray of sunshine. The first time I met her she made me feel at home and included me in her family. From birthday parties to holidays to just getting together and visiting there was this warm feeling about being around her. Even when she became ill, she gave it her all till the end. No words, can express how much I cared for her and the pain that I know the family is feeling. May you find comfort in knowing that she was loved by so many and that she is not suffering anymore.
With deepest sympathy,