Lorna O. Casteel, 85, formerly of Orofino

      Lorna O. Casteel passed away into the loving arms of her Lord Sunday, May 19, 2013, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston.

      She was born to Selmer and Harriet Nelson Jan. 14, 1928, in Orofino. She enjoyed living in Orofino raising three children with the love of her life, Marshall Casteel, whom she married Sept. 19, 1945.

      They moved to Lewiston in 1996.

      She was an avid reader and loved all kinds of music. She enjoyed camping, sewing, knitting, crocheting and making bead necklaces. She loved growing things, especially roses.

      She was always helping her family and friends. She volunteered in the Community Thrift Store, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Friends of the Library and Center for Adult Reading Skills while living in Orofino.

      She is survived by her daughters, Shannon Casteel and Marsha Casteel and family of Lewiston; and her son, George Casteel and family of Grangeville. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and her eight brothers and sisters.

      She will be missed by her family and friends.

      At her request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, Shannon requests donations be sent to Queen of Hearts, the search and rescue K-9 of the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 896 Lewiston, ID 83501.

      Shannon would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the Lewiston Life Care Center and St. Joseph Regional Medical Center for the care and kindness they gave Lorna.

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Transcribed by Michal Berreth Beck

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