Jefferson County Rescue Mission, 8943 Commercial Blvd, P O Box 210, Pevely, MO 63070-0210
Betty (Valle) Castens, 70, of Mapaville passed away Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. She had worked in the housekeeping dept of Autumn Ridge Retirement Center in Herculaneum. She loved selling at the Pevely Flea Market and enjoyed fishing. Born Oct 21, 1937, in Ste Genevieve, MO, to the late Noah and Agnes (Bieser) Valle.
She is survived by her husband LeRoy Castens, Sr; four sons: Richard "Rick" (Hazel) Castens, LeRoy (Patty) Castens, Jr, Harry (Lisa) Castens and Larry (Melanie) Castens; two daughters: Debbie (LeRoy) Wedde and Marilyn (Trevor) Butenschoen; five sisters: Helen (Red) Watters, Effie (Leonard) Shadowens, Shirley Higgins, Stella (Don) Weidenbenner and Pat (Coleman) Berry; one brother, Oliver Valle; eleven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by one brother, Abner Valle and two sisters, Virginia Hunt and Vernetta Naucke.