The Norman Transcript


August 13, 2013

Jane Ann Castro

NORMAN — Jane Ann Castro, 72, passed away Aug. 10, 2013. Jane was born Dec. 12, 1940, in Chicago to Ed and Mary Corinne (Burkhalter) Scarborough.

On July 26, 1985, on the 15th hole at the Oklahoma University Golf Course, Jane married the love of her life, Al Castro.

She was an avid sports fan, especially enjoying OU football and Thunder basketball. She loved shopping, playing video games, painting and watching movies, anything from mystery to Disney.

Jane was a wonderful cook and her family loved her pot roast, beans, mashed potatoes, cornbread, peanut brittle and fudge, just to name a few.

She is remembered for her kind spirit and gave to many different charities, including the Disabled Veterans, the Humane Society and the Second Chance Animal Shelter.

Jane is survived by her husband, Al Castro; daughters Launa Maier, Jill and husband Mike Davis and Connie Ogle; sister, DeLisa and husband Dennis Anderson; and stepchildren Paul and wife Kim Castro, Greg and wife Tonja Castro, Susan and husband Larry Flesner and Elaine and husband Greg Truitt. She had 16 grandchildren, Corey, Courtney, Matthew, Caitlin, Celia, Ryan, Kyle, Caleb, Casey, Ryan, Reid, Hanna, Luke, Katie, Josie and Jack; and four great-grandchildren. She had a niece, Lyndsey and husband Bill Hause, and nephew, Justin and wife Christina Wright.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel.

Arrangements for Jane and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

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Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

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