F.M. Castner

February 21, 1924 - January 24, 2016
Lawton, MI



Thursday, January 28, 2016
11:00 AM EST
St. John Bosco Catholic Church
23830 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.

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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 92, died on January 24, 2016 at her home, Maple Lawn Farms. She was born February 21, 1924 in Detroit, the daughter of Star and Edith (Cheeseman) Jessup. Frances Mary was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Herman. Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Jim Castner; 7 children: Michael Castner, Patrick (Karen) Castner, Mary Martha Castner, Peter (Elena) Castner, Molly (Donald) Boone, Ellen (John) Robertson and James (Ramona) Castner; 10 grandchildren: Michael (Cheri), Jason, Krystal, Jacob, Marcello, Christopher, Robert, Jessica, William and Anna; 3 great-great-grandchildren: Brittany, Ashley and Cody; and a great-great-grandchild, Katnis. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 11AM at St. John Bosco Church, Mattawan. Please visit Frances Mary’s personal memory page at www.lifestorynet.com where you can, archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler & Thompson – Paw Paw, 60900 M-40, 657-3870.