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Vivian  Castellanos Vallejo
  • Pan American Scholarship
    El Campo, TX 77437
  • St. Philip's School
    302 W Church St.
    El Campo, TX 77437

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“PRAYER “Father God, we lift you up in adoration. Holy, Holy, Holy are you Lord! May your brilliant “Glory” shine on us now and always! You...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Leticia A Vallejo - Houston, TX

“Dear Dolly, Joe jr., Janie, and Motsy, it is with a sad heart that I learned about the passing of your Mom. You will recall that I was one of "her...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: John Perez - Houston, TX

“I only knew your mother for a brief time, however I learned she was a very sweethearted lady, My deepest condolences on your loss. My prayers are...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Carol West RN - El Campo, TX

“"What a beautiful woman inside and out. So sorry to hear of her passing. My sincerest condolences to the entire Vallejo family and friends." ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Rebecca Munos

“My sincere condolences and sympathy to all the family. Tia Vivina was one of my wife's favorite aunts and she will be sorely missed. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bartolome Arredondo - El Campo, TX

“Aunt Viviana brought so much happiness and love to our family memories. Our Dad, Saul, adored her and all of our family gatherings were filled with...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Debi Castellanos Beard - Kingwood, TX

“Lord, comfort me with the knowledge that You are waiting for us all and at death will reunite me with those I love. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Alice Vallejo Jones - katy, LA

“Mrs. Vallejo can make the best early morning tacos anywhere on the planet earth! Joe and I used to always seem to end up there prior to work in the...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: David Thigpen - Pala, TX - Friend

“Joe, just wanted to let you know our prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: David Schuelke - Cypress

“Your Mom was a very sweet and caring woman who loved you all and always took such good care of you.....I know you will all miss her so much. Our...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Tommy & Debbie Hrncir - El Campo, TX

“We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Vivian and extend our condolences to all of her family. We have many good memories of Vivian and we are...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Irma Rocha - El Campo, TX

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of your mother. Our condolences go out the your family. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Norma RN and Linda LVN - El Campo, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God Bless you all. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Travis and Karen Hoffer - TX


Vivian Castellanos Vallejo of El Campo died August 9, 2012 at the age of 87. She was born September 10, 1924 in Seguin to the late Luis and Adelina Menchaca Castellanos. Together with her late husband, Ignacio "Joe" Vallejo, they owned and operated restaurants in El Campo for over 60 years, and also owned and operated the Pan American Ballroom for over 30 years before retiring. She established the Pan American Scholarship, which still awards scholarships today. She was an active member of St. Robert's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her daughters Dolly Cisneros and husband John, Janie Saucedo and husband Jackie, and Motsy Quintero and husband Virgil, all of El Campo; son Joe Vallejo, Jr. and wife Brenda of Harlingen; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Maria Rico, brothers Manuel, Apolonio, Saul, Hermilio, Humberto, and Jose "Chanque" Castellanos.
Visitation will begin 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Sunday at Triska Funeral Home, and then from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at St. Robert Catholic Church with a rosary being offered at 5:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Monday, August 13, 2012, at St. Robert Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons John Patrick Cisneros, Anthony Cisneros, Richard Cisneros, Jay Brent Saucedo, Jacey Saucedo Coy, and Kord Quintero. Honorary bearers are her granddaughters Lisa Cisneros Escalona, Margaret Cisneros, Evan Vallejo Partee, Sara Vallejo Willie, Kirby Quintero and Janae Saucedo.
Memorial donations in memory of Vivian Vallejo may be made to Pan American Scholarship Fund or St. Philip Catholic School.
Words of condolence may be left for the family at www.triskafuneralhome.com.

Triska Funeral Home El Campo, TX 979-543-3681