Faustino Mendez Castro of Perry


Visitation for Faustino Mendez Castro, 47, of Perry will be held from 1-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28 at the Hastings Funeral Home in Perry. Family will be present from 4-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at St Patrick Catholic Church, followed by burial at Violet Hill Cemetery.

Faustino was killed in a horrific car accident Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, in Grimes, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife, Maria; sons, Adam Mendez, Billy Mendez, Jake Mendez and David Mendez; his baby girl, Josslin Mendez; his parents, Santos and Maria of El Salvador; his brothers, Jose Mendez of Des Moines and Elmer Castro of Des Moines; and his sisters, Catalina Mendez of El Salvador, Andrea Mendez of Des Moines, Maria De Jesus Mendez of Lenox, Ana Julia Mendez of Perry, Rosalina Mendez of El Salvador and Maria Grey Mendez of El Salvador.

The Hastings Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements.


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