Stella L. Castaneda, 62, of Wapato died Tuesday. Mrs. Castaneda was born in Yakima. She worked for the Wapato School District until she was forced to retire due to health issues.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosanne Zavala and Micayla Aguilar; her mother, Rose Brestar Nunez, all of Wapato; three brothers, Louis Castaneda of Yakima and Victor Castaneda and Daniel Castaneda, both of Wapato; two sisters, Monica Teeters of Wapato and Annette Lennon of Maple Valley; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m.Tuesday, with recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m., at Merritt Funeral Home of Wapato. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at All Tribes Christian Life Center, Wapato.