ADRIAN – Richard Glen Kastel, 84, of Riga, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility.
He was born June 28, 1928, in Riga, Michigan the son of Frank and Alta (Walters) Kastel. During the Korean Conflict he served in the Army.
Richard owned and operated Kastel Slaughter House in Riga, a family business he took over from his father and expanded. Richard loved his work and considered his customers his family. He frequently donated services to 4-H and the Tecumseh American Legion. Richard enjoyed gardening and raising cattle and chickens. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Riga.
Joshua (Michelle) Kastel of Hudson and David (Heidi) Jordan of Blissfield were “his boys” who not only worked with him, but looked after him as well, and they survive. Also surviving Richard are many nieces and nephews including Steven (Bobbie) Kastel of Jasper.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield.
Contributions in memory of Richard may be made to the Riga Fire Department or Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com.