Vivian Maxine Caster

Birth Date: 
Sunday, April 6, 1924
Date of Passing: 
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Vivian Maxine Caster, 95, of Apple Creek, formerly of Lima, died on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her daughter’s house in Fremont.

She was born April 6, 1924 in Morgantown, WV to Clayton McKinley and Octa Cheadle Morrison.  On December 30, 1940, she married Samuel D. Caster.  He preceded her in death in 1986.

Maxine was a member of Paradise Church of the Brethren where she had been President of the Women’s Fellowship and a Sunday school teacher.  She had worked for ACDC for over 27 years.  Following her retirement, she volunteered at ACDC then later Wayne County Care Center sewing.  She was known by everyone as “Little Grandma” and loved by all.

She is survived by her children Ronald D. Caster of Greensprings, Stanley (Barbara) Caster of Cairo, Sandra (David) Morse of Erie, PA and Rhonda (Greg) Dales of Fremont; eleven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren and nephew Jimmy Morrison.

Along with her husband, Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Michelle Caster, grandson Joshua Caster, daughter-in-law Mag Caster and siblings Clayton Morrison, Jr. and Virginia Hysell.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Paradise Church of the Brethren, 3000 Apple Creek Rd., Smithville with Pastor Terry Vaught officiating.  Interment will follow in Apple Creek Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Monday from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.

Contributions may be directed to the church.

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Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Paradise Church of the Brethren, 3000 Apple Creek Rd., Smithville


So very sorry to hear of Maxine's passing. She was a beautiful lady. My deepest condolences to the Family. Prayers for comfort for All at this time.

I remember seeing Maxine's happy face when I would go to the commissary She always was busy and happy God bless you and confort you in your loss of such a precious lady.

So sorry to learn of Maxine's passing.I met her at ACDC.She was a real sweetheart.A very kind & loving soul.My deepest Sympathy to her family & friends.Peace to your hearts.

Stan (Barb) and the Caster family. We are sorry to hear that your mother has passed. We know she has been not well for some time and that she is now at peace. We have you in our thoughts and prayers during this time of need, and also know that God has you all in his hands to help comfort you. Bless the whole family as you are grieving and the many fond memories of her life here on earth will help get you through. Again sorry for your loss and we'll be praying for you all.

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

I'm sorry to hear of Maxine's Passing. She was a great Lady and great friend .

I am sorry for your lost jamie and rhonda I know maxie when I grew up in the park she was a pretty nice person

So sorry to hear about Maxine. She is one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met and always had a smile for everyone.

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