Catherine Castoe, age 97, and resident of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2013.
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Catherine Birdie McCausland was born February 5, 1916 in Bartlesville. She was the daughter of Oliver Alonzo McCausland and Mildred Theodoshia (Parker) McCausland. She has been a lifelong resident of Bartlesville.
Catherine and Leonard Castoe were united in marriage on December 23, 1933. Mr. Castoe preceded her in death on February 13, 1975.
Catherine was a member of Memorial Christian Church in Bartlesville. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. and a friend to all. She enjoyed crocheting and cooking for others, which sometimes were Sunday dinners for 30+ people. She enjoyed her family, especially babysitting with her grandsons.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; Leonard, Sr.; her son, Leonard B. "L.B." Castoe, Jr.; and her sister, Charlene Sutherland. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Uleta Castoe-Reynolds and her husband, Carl, of Bartlesville; sister, Winnie Wiles also of Bartlesville; grandchildren, Joe Castoe and his wife, Shelly, of Bartlesville, Jay Castoe and his wife, Pilar, of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren, Travis, Cody and David Castoe; step-grandchildren, Estefany and James Taber; and foster great-granddaughter, Amber Averill and her daughter, Aleah Averill.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 9:00 AM-8:00 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave.
Graveside services for Mrs. Castoe will be held on Thursday, July 11, AT 10:00 AM in the White Rose Cemetery. Pastor Dan Snider will officiate.
Arrangements for Mrs. Castoe are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.honoringmemories.com.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from July 10 to Aug. 9, 2013