Ophelia Kay Santillan, the daughter of Celso and Julia (Hoffman) Santillan, was delivered at 2:15 AM, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. Ophelia weighed 6 lbs 2 oz., and was 21 inches long. Living through the full term of prenatal growth, Ophelia passed away prior to delivery.
Ophelia is remembered by surviving members of the family including her brother, Fabian, parents, Celso and Julia of McPherson, KS; her grandparents, John and Sandy Hoffman of McPherson, KS and Jose and Abigail Santillan of San Jose De La Paz, Jalisco, Mexico; great-grandparents, Paul and Joan Hoffman of McPherson, KS, great-grandmother, Vicente Leon of San Jose De La Paz, Jalisco, Mexico; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins from the U.S. and Mexico.
A graveside service of remembrance and committal will take place at the Monitor Church of the Brethren Cemetery, west of McPherson, at 10:00 AM, Tuesday morning, the 6th of October. The team ministry of Leslie Frye, John Hoffman, and Joshua Leck will conduct the service. There will be an open invitation by the family for food & fellowship in the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Monitor Church of the Brethren Vacation Bible School in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ophelia Kay Santillan please visit our Sympathy Store.