James Noelle Castles

icon James Noelle Castles, age 90, passed away peacefully at home, November 27, 2012 in Arlington Heights. US Air Force Veteran, WWII, Staff Sgt., 15th Air Force, 455th Bomb Group. Beloved husband of Jean (nee Watt) for 62 years; loving father of Lynne I. (John) Creighton, Jeffrey J. (Eileen) and Richard W. Castles; dear grandfather of David J. Oleksy, J. Steven and Melissa M. Castles. Graduate of University of Illinois, 1944, member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity; President of J.B. Noelle Painting & Decorating Company, Chicago, started in 1908 by his grandfather, Joseph B. Noelle. Past President and Board Member of the Painting and Decorating Contractors Assn. of Chicago and Trustee/Chairman of the Painting Industry Health & Welfare Fund. Avid golfer and past board member of Rolling Green Country Club. Memorial Visitation, Saturday, December 1, from 10am until time of Memorial Service 11am, at First Presbyterian Church, 302 N. Dunton Street, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, Donations to First Presbyterian Church or Rainbow Hospice, 1550 Bishop Court, Mt Prospect, IL 60056 appreciated. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, for info 847-577-6505.


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 29, 2012