Alice Munoz Castillo 1956-2021

Alice Munoz Castillo was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska on June 11, 1956 to Martin Torres Munoz and Juanita Hernandez Munoz. She was the first of 8 children they had. She graduated from Gering High School and entered the work force to help her family.
She got married to Daniel Castillo and had her 2 children, Salvadore Castillo and Sophia Castillo. She eventually found her place in the workforce with Department of Health and Human Services in Gering until she relocated to Greeley, Colorado where she worked for Department of Social Services also. She remained there for several years until relocating to Yuma where she made it her home. Her children followed shortly after.
After a battle with COVID, Alice was hospitalized and fought very hard but due to complications she did eventually need further treatment and was very tired as she had been through so much. She decided it was time to come home and be with family for the rest of her days. She came home on December 16 and passed surrounded by her loving family on December 25, 2021.
She is survived by her husband Gustavo Rico, Children Salvadore Castillo, Sophia Griego (Robert Griego). Grandchildren Kaiah Castillo, Lorenzo Castillo, Yesenia Castillo, Susanna Castillo, Robert Griego Jr. Sisters Juanita Rebecca Munoz-Decluette (Patrick Decluette) Sylvia Munoz-Florez (Henry Florez) Brothers Patrick Munoz (Michelle Munoz) Martin Munoz Jr (CindaMunoz) Lawrence Munoz (Amanda Munoz) Sister in Law Mary Munoz, many nieces and nephews, cousins and family.
Preceeded in death by parents Martin Munoz and Juanita Munoz, brothers Richard Munoz, Christopher Munoz, maternal grandparents, paternal grandparents, granddaughter Mariella Irene Castillo, grandson Daniel Joseph Castillo-Griego.
Rosary / Visitation – Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Baucke Funeral Chapel from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass – Friday, December 31, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Father Felicien Mbala officiated. Baucke Funeral Home directed the service.