Odilia J. Castillo (nee Jimenez), age 80 of East Chicago, IN passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019. She is survived by 5 children: Guadalupe Castillo, Felipe Castillo, John M. Castillo, Jorge D. Castillo and Teresa (Kenneth Rios) Santos; 8 grandchildren: Joseph, Nicholas and Christian Castillo, William (Catherine) and Lauren Perez, Jessica and Joshua Castillo and Jorge Castillo, Jr.; 3 great grandchildren: Alina Castillo, Jasmine Rollins and Cameron Perez; siblings: Santos (Sharon) Jimenez, Pete (Sandra) Jimenez, George Jimenez, Humberto Jimenez, Lupe Barrenstein, Eloise Berryman. Preceded in death by her parents, Santos and Josephine Jimenez; son, Santos Castillo; brother, Gilbert Jimenez.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Church, 144th Street & Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN with Rev. Terry Steffens officiating. Burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME will be from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Monday, April 29, 2019 and from 9:30 am until time of Mass at the Church on Tuesday morning. (**DUE TO CONSTRUCTION ON INDIANAPOLIS BLVD** - Take Railroad Avenue, Tod Avenue or Olcott Avenue to 142nd Street and go West) and on Tuesday from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass at 10:00 am at Church.
Odilia retired from J. C. Penney’s and was a former employee at Blaw Knox Company in East Chicago. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com
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