Celestino Tellez Santos, 64, of Galt died Jan. 3, 2021 at the Methodist Hospital in Sacramento. He was born Nov. 2, 1956 in Mexico and lived in Galt 25 years after residing in Los Angeles.
Celestino worked as a carpenter and attended St. Christopher’s Catholic Church. He always greeted everyone with a smile and was the life of the party at every family gathering. He always treated everyone like a good friend, even if it was the first time they met. He liked to drink and dance, and did everything for his family.
Surviving him are his wife Hortencia Tellez; son Alejandro Tellez; daughters Christy Gonzalez and Esmeralda Tellez; brothers Luis, Thomas, Hector and Guadalupe; sisters Leticia, Lidia and Glenda; five grandchildren, Anahi, Mariah, Alani, Devin and Alejandro Jr.; daughter-in-law Patricia Tellez and son-in-law Ramiro Gonzalez Jr.
Ben Salas Funeral Home of Galt is assisting with arrangements.