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 Domitilo Castro

Domitilo Castro

Birth
Death 1941 (aged 83–84)
Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Plot Haven of Rest 236 - 13
Memorial ID 27763011 · View Source
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"May they Rest in Peace" "Father" Same stone as Lucy A Castro

Bakersfield Californian, November 10, 1941: Rites for Domitilo Castro Set for
Wednesday Morning Marking the passage of a Kern pioneer stockman and
farmer, final rites for Domitilo Castro, 84, 431 Niles street, Bakersfield, will
be conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. Monsignor P. John
McGrath will officiate at the services. Rosary services for Mr. Castro will
be said tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Hopson Mortuary. Interment will be at Union
Cemetery. He passed away at his home last Friday. Born in Sonora, Mexico,
on May 3, 1857, Mr. Castro came to Kern county with his parents at the age of
10. After leaving public schools he took up stock raising on his father's land
situated 3 miles south of Bakersfield and on acreage in Mount Breckenridge.
In 1870 he married Lucy Cage, Napa county, also purchasing more land south of
Bakersfield on Union avenue. Later he rented his farms and settled in East
Bakersfield, where he built his home, or order to provide better educational
facilities for the children. Mr. Castro was noted for his active interest in
schools and St. Joseph's Church. He retired from active management of his
ranches in 1918. His wife, Mrs. Lucy Castro, passed away 22 years ago. He
is survived by three sons, Louis of Bakersfield, Andrew M. of Santa Ana, and
Felix C. Castro of Phoenix; two daughters, Marguerite Castro and Mrs. Amelia G.
Northey, both of Bakersfield; two brothers, P. C. Castro and Emelio C. Castro,
both of Bakersfield; a sister, Mrs. Ramona Castro, Bakersfield.
Grandchildren, Floyd W. Castro, Marjorie Castro, Los Angeles; John Albert
Castro, Los Angeles, and Cecilia Ann Epper, Bakersfield; and two
great-grandchildren, Gloria Lee and Phillip Ray Crandall, both of Los Angeles.


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  • Created by: steven campbell
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Domitilo Castro (1857–1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763011, citing Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by steven campbell (contributor 46962470) .