Eleanor R. (Rake) Castle

March 11, 1917 ~ July 31, 1995 (age 78)


Eleanor R. Castle, 78, of Ev­ansville, died at 1:10 a.m. yes­terday at Welborn Baptist Hospital.

Mrs. Castle, a Bosse High School graduate, retired in 1982 from the Evansville-Vanderburgh County School Corp. She was a teacher of English and German in Harrison and Bosse High Schools for 28 years.

She was a Phi Beta Kappa and received both  her under­graduate and masters degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington.

She was a life time member of the First Baptist Church, Ev­ansville. She also held member­ship in the Evansville Retired Teachers Association, the Indi­ana State Retired Teacher’s As­sociation and Kappa Alpha The­ta Sorority.

Surviving are a son, Freder­ick “Rick” Castle of Evansville and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Castle of Evansville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church, Fourth and Cherry streets, the Rev. Rae Bartle offi­ciating, with burial in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home — 5300 Washington Ave.

The family said friends, if they wish, may make memorial contributions to First Baptist Church.


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