Gladys June Casteel, 75, of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton.

She was born Oct. 9, 1942 in Newcomerstown to the late Elmer Wise and Susan (Renner) Wise.

She was a 1960 graduate of Newcomerstown High School, and had been employed, and retired from Groovfold Fabricators. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was Acolyte Director, Stewardship Committee Chairman, and served on the Rachel Group.

She was married in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Aug. 9, 1963 to Clyde Casteel, who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2012.

She is survived by two sons, William Casteel, West Lafayette, and Michael Casteel, Newcomerstown; and a grandson, Mitchell Casteel, Newcomerstown. She is also survived by a foster sister, Alyce Mathews, Newcomerstown; several sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; several nieces and nephews;, and several extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Jean (Wise) Hill, and Sarah Lea (Wise) Marple; foster sister, Sharon (Fouch) Couts; an infant brother, Francis Wise; and several brothers-in-law.

Private family services will be at West Lawn Cemetery on May 26, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Memorial Gifts St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church 121 South College St. Newcomerstown, Ohio 43832, or the donor’s choice charity. Online condolences may be made at