Armida Consuelo Champagne

Armida Consuelo Champagne 

4/27/1941 – 11/3/2018

Armida “Armie” Consuelo Champagne Castelo died in her home on Nov. 3, 2018 in San Diego, California at the age of 77. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011.

Armida is survived by her partner of 25 years, David Naranjo from San Diego; her eldest son David Gonzales, his wife Andrea and their sons DJ & Matthew, all from Ventura; her youngest son Armando Champagne and his daughter Viviana Champagne, both from San Diego; her two younger brothers Tomas and Frank Castelo from Santa Barbara; and her sister Norma Davis who now resides in Nevada.

She is preceded in death by her mother Teresa Castelo Osuna, her father Tomas Castelo and younger brother Henry Castelo, all from Carpinteria, California.

Armida was born on April 27, 1941 in Calexico, California., In the ‘70s she was named sales manager at Los Robles Ranch; as an associate of MacElhenny, Levy & Co., she had been a very successful real estate sales agent and broker in the early to mid-70s. Later she moved to San Diego, where she purchased a large RV Park that she and her husband operated.   

Her children remember her as a kind, gentle, patient and driven mother, who encouraged them all to pursue their goals and dreams.

Armida’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church located at 1532 Linden Ave., Carpinteria. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Armida’s life. Condolences can be sent to The family would like to thank all of the caregivers and hospice staff for their dedication and efforts in caring for Armida.

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