Ila Mae Celaya, 54, passed away on January 28, 2022. She was born on July 1, 1967 to Gordon Santos and Arlene Antone in Sacaton, Arizona.
Ila, also known as Rosebud, was a kindhearted and loving person. She lived for her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to do her makeup and get her nails done, jam to her oldies and Spanish music, she loved to cook, dance (Cumbia) and most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. She was strong in her faith as Catholic and was a part of a Rosary Group. Ila will forever be in our hearts.
She is survived by her husband: Jose Hector Celaya; her father: Gordon Santos Sr.; her children: Arlanna Jackson, Jesse Herrera and Citlalli Celaya; her siblings: Mario Antone, Gordon Santos Jr, Theodore Santos, Christopher Santos and Angel Santos; and twelve grandchildren.
Ila is preceded in death by her mother: Arlene Antone; her brother: Ruben Santos; and her granddaughter: Luna Herrera.
Graveside service will be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at East Cemetery in Sacaton, Arizona.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Mt View Chapel are in charge of arrangements.