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Willard "WIlly" Casteel

1941 - 2020

Great Falls


Willard Casteel, who answered to Willy or Will depending on who was calling out to him, was born in Kalispell, Montana on August 22, 1941 to Junius (Tex) and Dorothy (Busch) Casteel. On Monday, December 7, 2020 he was taken from us far too soon.  We will plan a celebration to include military honors and a get together to have a “Bud for Will” later on when people feel comfortable with travel and group gatherings. 

Willard grew up in several Montana cities and...

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1307 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT

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Chris Blancher

December 24, 2020 8:41 AM

After working with Will and enjoying a brew or two for 22 years, it is hard to picture not starting the day with a chat. We'd share a recipe, talk about plants or complain about the world, always got my day off to a good start. He will be greatly missed. My heart is with his family. So very sorry.

Elsie Lorenz

December 23, 2020 4:25 PM
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 I used to see Willy every time I went to the Gold Dust for breakfast.  He always had a smile and a few words. 

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