Stella (Alderete) Andrada

August 7, 1942 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 79)


Stella Andrada 79 of Canyon passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022, at 2:22 am in her home.  A vigil held on Thursday, 1-27-22 @ 6:00 PM in Holley Funeral Home Chapel followed by a Mass on Friday, January 28, 2022 @ 10:00 AM in St.  Ann's Catholic Church Canyon, TX with Father Scott Raef celebrating.  Interment will follow in Dreamland Cemetery. 

Stella Alderete Andrada was born and reared in Canyon, TX.  Born on August 7, 1942, to Benito Alderete and Leonarda (Lena) Aragon Alderete, she was the second youngest of eight children and is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Nacho Luna, Eugene Alderete, Joe Dan Alderete, Benito Aldrete Jr.  and sisters Delma Luna Gonzales, Lois Alderete Carter, and step sister Chavela Alderete Rosales.   She is survived by brother Luis Luna of Canyon.

Stella worded for CISD for many years as a custodian, Canyon Senior Citizens, and Modern Cleaners. Her hobbies included taking care of her grandchildren, crocheting, gardening and enjoyed many family events.

Stella married Freddie Andrada on December 8, 1958.  He preceded her in death, as did 2 sons Benito and Fred Jr.   She is survived by three children, Ruby Andrada of Canyon, Teresa and husband Jose Ortega of Greeley, CO and Lenard Andrada of Amarillo, 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren.  

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