Sinda Sue Castillo

Sinda Sue Castillo, 65, of Waco, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Burial: Bosqueville Cemetery

Sinda was born October 13, 1953 in Waco to Kenneth William Banks and Doris Whited Banks. She attended Waco High School. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witness July 7, 1970 and continued to teach and raised her family in her beliefs of Jehovah Gods Promises. Sinda married Little Joe Castillo December 5, 1970.

She raised four boys and helped in the family business as office manager of LJ’s Plumbing. She was also a licensed Esthetician and partner of Blue Moon Salon. Sinda enjoyed watching her boys at all their baseball games an spending time with family and friends. She loved having her kids and grandchildren over to have fun in the Game Room and swim in the pool and even watching Yeti, her granddog swim.

Sinda enjoyed traveling with her lifelong friends, Debbie and Ellen where ever they would take her including camping “Sister’s on the Fly”.

Sinda spent every chance she could to just hang out with her special friend Velvet going to every venue they could get into.

She will always be remembered as “Mimi”

She was preceded in death by her parents, K.W. Banks and Doris Banks; and her brother, Donald Banks.

Sinda is survived by her husband, Little Joe Castillo; sons, LJ Shawn Castillo, LJ Shane and wife, Samantha, LJ Sheridan Castillo and LJ Shaylon Castillo and wife, Jamie; grandkids, Ryan, Aaron, Conner, Jasmine, Brittany, D’Asia, Jay, Daylynn and Brooklyn; brothers, Benny Whited and wife, Wanda and Kenneth Whited and wife, Connie; sister, Versie Ortiz; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Ryan Castillo, Aaron Castillo and Jay Clatterbuck and nephews, Ronnie McCoy, Robbie Whited and Justin Phillips.

Honorary pallbearers will be grandson, Conner Castillo and nephew, Benjamin Ortiz.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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Condolence Messages

  1. We express our deepest condolences. We will continue to keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.
    Kip and Debi Guenzel

  2. To the family of my dearest friend and spiritual sister Sinda sue , my thought and prayers are with your family. No one could of ask for a better human .she came to my little 62 Banner with gifts I will cherish them forever…

  3. Robby and Joya Whited

    So sorry for the family’s loss. If y’all need anything don’t hesitate to ask.

  4. Michelle McCollum

    Most sincere prayers and sympathy for the Castillo family. Waco Challenger League loves the Castillo family and will be thinking of you in the days to come.

  5. Stacey Zimmerman

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Sinda’s family and friends. She fought a good fight and was taken way to soon. She was a wonderful person and will be dearly missed by all. May Sinda Rest In Peace without pain or worry and now continue to watch over her loved ones from above.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Sinda’s passing! I saw her at the cancer center a while back and she expressed that she was having difficulties. Very sad to hear that she lost her battle, she was such a sweet, compassionate lady! My thoughts and prayers are going out to the family and loved ones. She will certainly be missed!

  7. My world has a empty spot and broken heart . You left me to soon..you left me lonely . I want to be selfish and have you forever but I hated the pain you were in and I would have released you anyhow . You have your wings now sinda. You can sore forever and don’t stop..I will miss you everyday and I will watch over you family as much as can .you raised a great bunch and they all carry you in their souls…. velvett

  8. I am sorry to hear that Sinda has passed away.My prayers & condolences for the family.She was a good friend to my daughter & I.I met her 5 years ago at the Herbalife club,she was always so nice & sweet to everyone there.We will truly miss her presence,her beautiful smile & all her stories from when she traveled out of town/state.She will forever be loved & missed by so many!May she rest in peace!

  9. I am sorry to hear that Sinda has passed away.My prayers & condolences for the family.She was a good friend to my daughter & I.I met her 5 years ago at the Herbalife club,she was always so nice & sweet to everyone there.We will truly miss her presence,her beautiful smile & all her stories from when she traveled out of town/state with her family & friends.She will forever be loved & missed by so many!May she rest in peace!

  10. Steve and Dora DuShane

    We are very for the family’s loss. Sinda was a kind and good-hearted woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
    Steve and Dora DuShane

  11. Steve and Dora DuShane

    We are very for the family’s loss. Sinda was a kind and good-hearted woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family

  12. To all of you, I am so sorry ,I will miss cinda ,she
    was and still is a beautiful person . I really felt connected to her. I can not be there on Saturday
    Due to work. But I love y’all n hope to visit soon.

  13. Pam Sinclair (Sister #730)

    A fellow Sister on the Fly has been sent to Heaven. You truly will be missed by all of us. Condolences to the entire family. RIP Sinda!🙏🏻

  14. Sinda was one of the sweetest, gentlest souls I’ve ever known.
    I will always admire and remember the quiet grace and courage she showed the last few years.
    I miss her very much.

  15. Joyce and Mission Waco Staff

    Mission Waco family continues to pray for you, Little Joe, and your family; that you will feel His embrace and comforting love. We are grateful to have had the privilege of knowing Sinda, for many years, before and during her painful cancer journey. We shall surely miss her.

  16. Brenda & Danny Raines

    Heaven gain a beautiful lady may God rest his hands on her family and give them peace for the days to come. Fly high sweet lady no more pain you are free.

  17. So Sorry for your loss L J Youare in my thoughts and prayers!!!!

  18. Lisa Austin Horvath

    Sending my condolences to family and friends. Going to miss you Sinda.

  19. My sincere sympathy and love to the Castillo Family. Sinda and I have been friends since Jr. High. She was a wonderful friend and would do anything for you. She may have lost the battle, but she won the war. Everyday she was a living testament for her family and her love for the Lord Jesus Christ. Her presence will be missed.

  20. Little Joe and all the Castillo family, I am very sorry for your loss. Sinda was a sweet lady and I know you will miss her. May all your beautiful memories together comfort you in the days and weeks to come.
    Cathy Groppe, City of Waco Inspection Dept., Retired

  21. Nancy Eads (SOTF #4520)

    Rest In Peace my dear friend. You will be missed.
    Condolences to family and friends

  22. Nancy Eads (SOTF #4520)

    My dear friend, Sinda will truly be missed. Loved this girl.
    Sympathy to friends and family

  23. Nancy Sumerour creamer

    I’m so sorry for your loss, I know it has been a rough year. My prayers for family and friends, to know she is in a wonderful place and will be with you always in your hearts.
    God Bless

  24. I am so sorry for the loss of Cinda! She was such a wonderful,loving, caring and giving person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of grief.

  25. So very sorry to hear of Sinda’s passing! She was such a sweet person and I have such fond memories of time spent when our kids were young and playing ball. I know she will be missed greatly. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead.
    Debbie (Dodd) Quinn

  26. James & Mary Newman

    Sorry for your lost and many prayers

  27. So sorry to read about your loss Little Joe. I’ve known your family for a long time all the way back to the Western Sizzlin Days. God Bless you all.

  28. My thoughts and prayers are with you all…the family, the friends and everyone who knew Sinda. You touched the lives of all she met and left us each with sweet memories.

  29. So sorry to see you go so soon. I’ve met you through sisters on the fly. I know you are in heaven but you’re always in our hearts and you will always be my sister. You are a kind of wandering soul, our souls are connected forever. I send my love to your family and Friends.

  30. Condolences and prayers for your families loss, if you need anything let us know. The Clark family

  31. Little Joe, Shawn and all the family I was so sorry to read about Sinda in the paper today. I did not know she had been ill. If there is anything Trey or I can do please call. I told Shawn I would love to catch up with you anyway. We have been friends so many years; half a century…??? Wow…!!! I am in the phone book on Celeste; hope to hear from you
    Butch

  32. Bro. Billy Patterson

    Sinda was a very precious family friend . God give all her family and friends comfort and peace . In Jesus Christ of Nazareth Holy Name

  33. Versie, Little Joe, my condolences to you and your families. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need. Sinda was such a beautiful person.

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