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Rafael Castillo, Jr.

September 27, 1942 - September 5, 2021

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Rafael Castillo, Jr, age 78, passed away at his residence on Sunday, September 5, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in San Antonio, TX on September 27, 1942, he was the son of the late Rafael and Augustina (Martinez) Castillo, Sr.

On December 27, 1975, Rafael was united in marriage to Patsy Vasquez.  Their union was blessed with 45 years of marriage and raised a family of six children.

Rafael owned and operated Castillo Produce until his retirement in 2010.

He enjoyed dancing, cooking, flea marketing, fishing with friends and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.  Rafael enjoyed spending time with his family and loved his grandchildren dearly.  When it came to his grandchildren, he would soften up and always made sure he had McDonald’s money for them.

Rafael will be remembered by his loving wife, Patsy; his children, Michael (Jolynn) Castillo, Angelica (Daniel) Castillo-Valdivia, Rosario (Danny) Castillo, Diana (Jesse) Castillo-Cruz, Rosie (Jerry) Castillo-Avila and Olivia Castillo; his 19 grandchildren; his 31 great grandchildren and his siblings, Gilbert (Cipriana) Castillo, Augustine (Carmen) Castillo, Gloria Castillo, David Castillo, Margie (Isaias) Jimenez, Gregoria Vasquez, Nicholas Castillo, Anna Suarez and Daniel Castillo.

In addition to his parents, Rafael was preceded in death by his sister, Frances (Panchi) Moreno; his brother, Rodolfo (Roro) Castillo and his brother-in-law, Lino Vasquez.


Service Date September 9, 2021

SERVICE LOCATION Piasecki Funeral Home

Funeral services honoring Rafael’s life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Avenue, Kenosha.

Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery.

A visitation for Rafael will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.