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Mary Martha Castner

September 10, 1962 - January 1, 2019
Lawton, MI


Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, January 7, 2019
11:00 AM EST
St. John Bosco Catholic Church
22830 Front Street
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 668-3312
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Ste. 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 345-0273
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Special Olympics - Area 16
50505 Meadow Oak Trail
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 491-0000
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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Life Story / Obituary


Age 56, died on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at her home in Maple Lawn Farms. She was born on September 10, 1962 in Champaign, IL the daughter of James and Frances Mary (Jessup) Castner. She was preceded in death by her mother in 2016; and her “brother”, Jason Castner. She is survived by her father, James Castner; 6 brothers and sisters: Michael Castner, Patrick (Karen) Castner, Peter (Elena) Castner, Molly (Donald) Boone, Ellen Robertson and James (Ramona) Castner, and “brother”, Mikey (Cheri) Castner. Other members of her family include her nieces and nephews: Robert, Crystal, Jacob, Marcello, Christopher, Jessica Rose, William and Anna; and 2 great nieces: Brittany and Ashley; a great nephew, Cody; and a great-great niece, Katnis. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Monday (Jan. 7, 2019) at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 22830 Front Street; Mattawan. Please visit Mary’s personal memory page at www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her online guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made the Special Olympics or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. Arrangements by Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Homes, 60900 M-40 Hwy; Paw Paw (269) 657-3870.