June 9, 2006 - Dec. 2, 2012
McCOOK, Nebraska -- Isaiah Joseph Casillas, age 6, of McCook, lost his battle with brain cancer on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in McCook.
Isaiah was born June 9, 2006 in North Platte, Nebraska. He was one of four siblings.
Isaiah was a first grade student at McCook Elementary School. His favorite subjects were reading, math and of course, recess. Isaiah loved hugs and kisses, and had several special teachers and friends at school, especially his friend Emily Garcia. Some of his favorite activities included; going to the park, dancing to music, watching Sponge Bob cartoons and the movie Cars, as well as spending time with his dog Easa. He will always be remembered for his kind and loving heart.
Isaiah loved Husker football and was blessed by a special opportunity to spend time with the players. He was also the recipient of a Make a Wish Trip to Disney World in Florida.
Isaiah was preceded in death by his sister, Vanessa Casillas; brother, Patrick Casillas; and grandfather, Joe R. Casillas.
He is survived by his parents, Patrick (Emily) Casillas of McCook; brother, Isaac Boe of North Platte; sisters, Mia and Mercia Casillas of McCook; paternal grandmother, Ramona Casillas of North Platte; maternal grandparents, Dennis (Jackie) Boe of North Platte and Meliton (Sandra) Sandoval of Ogallala, Nebraska; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at the McCook City Auditorium, West 5th and C Street, McCook with Father Gary Brethour and Johnny Walker, officiating.
A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be designated to the Isaiah Casillas Memorial Fund, in care of McCook National Bank, P.O. Box 1208, McCook, NE 69001.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements. Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com to sign our online guestbook for the family.