Castle, Earl Walter (July 30, 1894 - December 10, 1979)

Earl Castle dies on December 10

Douglas Budget - December 20, 1979

Services for Earl W. Castle, 85, of Douglas, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Harry Randall officiating.

Interment was in Douglas Park Cemetery.

Mr. Castle died Monday, Dec. 10, 1979 at the VA hospital in Cheyenne after a short illness.

He was born July 30, 1894 at Hermosa, South Dakota. He attended schools there and was a veteran of World War I.

Castle married Rosa Baughman on Aug. 11, 1920 at Gering, Nebr. and moved to his homestead north of Douglas in 1922. He worked for the Colt T Track Ranch for over 40 years.

Survivors include his wife Rosa; seven children, Della May Smith, Casper; Bonnie Lucille Exley, Douglas; Betty Jane Kujawski, Chicago; Earl Dean Castle, Casper; Donald Janes Castle, Connecticut; Kathleen Dianne Meagher, Washington; Luanne Esther Bentham, Montana; two sisters, Della Morrison, Uba City, Calf.; Evelyn Reeder, Dallas, Oregon; 27 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Dennis Wyatt, Paul Smith, David Smith, Kevin Exley, Rich Castle and Dean Exley.

Memorials to the United Methodist Church would be appreciated.


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