NORTH GROSSE POINTE SHORES - Nancy K. (Lundy) Castro, age 65, of Hancock, passed away at Marquette General Hospital on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
She was born in Hancock on March 3, 1948, daughter of Ralph and Lillian Manninen. She graduated from Hancock Central High in 1966 and from Suomi College in 1968.
She married Lundy J. Castro in 1968 and lived in Hancock then moved to the Detroit area for seven years before returning to Hancock where they lived for 30 yearsm then made their home on North Grosse Pt. Shores.
She loved being a homemaker and welcoming family and friends in her home. She enjoyed blueberry picking, cake decorating, volunteering for Little Brothers and Helping Hands, and being involved at church.
Nancy is survived by her husband, Lundy J. Castro; daughters Jennifer L. (Steve) Carlson of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Amber L. (Dennis) Karttunen of Marquette; and by grandchildren Benjamin, Sadie, and Samuel Carlson; sisters, Barb (Ron) Kommes and Laura (Dave) Clark; brother Ralph (Lisa) Manninen; aunt, Senja Pietila of Hancock; many special cousins; numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ellen Goodrich.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28th at the Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Houghton on Wednesday, May 29th at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock.
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