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Muriel Edna (Scott) Casterline, 88 of Sand Lake, went to be with her Lord peacefully at her home on Saturday, December 22, 2012. Mrs. Casterline was born June 27, 1924 in Grand Rapids, MI the daughter of William and Ida (Root) Scott. She was a 1944 graduate of Creston High School and during the war had worked at Berkey & Gay making gas tanks for B-29 bombers. After the war the family moved to the Sand Lake area and she worked at Wolverine Glove Factory in Howard City. At that time she met Sherwood Casterline and they were married on March 11, 1949. They lived in the same house all their married life and raised their three children there. She loved cooking, canning, gardening, sewing and all kinds of crafts including flower arranging. She was a faithful member of Ensley Baptist Church, where she took on the ministry of sending cards for birthdays, anniversaries, and condolences. Surviving are her children, Allan Casterline of Pierson, Arlene (Tom) Culver of Howard City; son-in-law, Ron Kelley of Gladstone, MI; grandchildren, Scott (Melissa) Culver, Stacey (Kevin) Sage all of Howard City; great grandchildren, Ethan and Alex Culver, Oliver Sage. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Sherwood in 2009; her parents; an infant son, Arden; daughter, Ardith Kelley; sisters, Ruth Scott, Martha (Gordon) Blossom. The family received friends Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs. The funeral service will take place Friday 11:00 am at Ensley Baptist Church. Pastors Bert Boes and Timothy Decker officiating. Interment Crandall Cemetery, Ensley Township. Memorial contributions may be made to Neurofibromatosis Michigan, P.O. Box 6026, Grand Rapids, MI 49516 or Ensley Baptist Church, 7077 120th, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs

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