Dr. Javier Castaneda Memorial

Javier Castaneda, a very beloved husband and father to seven, friend, brother, uncle, son and principal returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 15. This was an unexpected result of COVID 19 illness. He has left behind his oldest daughter engaged to be married in a few weeks; his second oldest daughter expecting their first grandbaby any day; his son serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His third oldest daughter graduated this summer and was working at his school with him. His youngest three are still living at home.
Friends & family have been asked how others can help so at this time we are accepting donations to this GoFundMe that will benefit Maria & their children during this unimaginable time.
Please share a memory of Javi or photos to Kristopher, k k w i e l a n d @ g m a i l .com, with no spaces, (Maria’s brother) to be collected for a memory book. If you would like to offer other support, please text Sonja (Maria’s sister) 9 5 2 - 9 1 3-9 4 1 3.
The whole family has been lifted by your prayers. Thank you for them.

Updates (1)

Today by Sonja LarsenOrganizer
Javier was in a medically induced coma when he peacefully passed away with Maria holding his hand. She was able to zoom with their kids so they could say their goodbyes, since she was the only one allowed in the hospital.


Sonja Larsen 
Eden Prairie, MN

Comments (2)

  • Elaine Baker donated $35
    God bless the Castaneda family. So sorry for your loss.
    • 8 hrs
  • Kim Miles donated $25
    Mr. Castaneda and his wife have been such a blessing to our grandchildren (Layla, Bentley, and Tucker). May the memories of his warmth and goodness be a comfort to his family, students, and Heritage Charter staff.
    • 13 hrs
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