Obituary for Joan (Keplinger) Castle

Joan (Keplinger) Castle

Joan (Keplinger) Castle, 82 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away Wednesday December 2, 2015 at 9:50 a.m. in her residence with her son, Ronald by her side. She was born May 15, 1933 in Warsaw to Merle and Louise (Alsberger) Keplinger.

She was united in marriage to Mitchell R. Castle on March 20, 1953 in Warsaw, Indiana, who preceded her in death on June 17, 2010.

A lifetime resident of Pierceton, Joan worked for Da-Lite Screen and Pierceton Elementary School cafeteria. She taught Sunday school at the Pierceton Presbyterian Church and was a member of Pierceton Kilcare Club. She did house cleaning and babysitting. Joan loved birds and enjoyed gardening in her flower garden.

She is survived by her 3 sons, Ronald (and spouse Pam) Castle of Columbia City, Indiana, Michael Castle of Warsaw, Indiana and Dennis (and spouse Janet) Castle of Pierceton, Indiana, a sister, Jeanette (and spouse Leroy) Eytcheson, Peotone, Illinois, 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Randy Castle, five sisters, Geraldine Peterson, Helen Pollock, Mildred Keplinger, Norma Johnson and Betty Clark and four brothers, Melvin, Irvin, Richard and Fred Keplinger.

Visitation will be on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton, Indiana.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton, Indiana with Pastor Bob Jarboe officiating.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery Pierceton, Indiana.

Memorial contributions are to be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1196.

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