Sherwin Raymond Kastel
Sherwin Raymond Kastel, age 83, of Goodyear, AZ died August 3, 2018. He was born December 30, 1934. He was a resident of Goodyear, AZ for the last 14 years. He was born in Chicago, IL but moved to Arizona in 2004 with his beloved wife Aline (nee Kahn) so that they could enjoy the warmer Arizona climate and be close to their eldest son Jack, his wife Debbie (nee Jasperson), their youngest son, Lance and his wife Tereasa (nee Bader), and grandsons, Kevin and Jacob. Sherwin and Aline’s middle son Steven and his wife Wendy (nee Berg) reside in Geneva, IL along with grandsons, Shawn Robertson, Eric Robertson, Michael Kastel, and granddaughters, Heather Robertson-Wireman and Heidi Robertson-Ribskis; his sister, Roberta (nee Kastel) and Ron Siegel, Scott Siegel, and Caryn Siegel; sister-in-law, Marcia Milstein, and nephews Gary and Keith Rosenthal.
Sherwin was an exceptional athlete, excelling in baseball and basketball. He was named all-state in both sports in Illinois and was drafted by the professional baseball team, the Washington Senators as well. He served his country as a private first class in the US Army fighting in the Korean War near the 57th parallel. Sherwin and Aline were married for 58 years. He owned and operated a successful insurance brokerage business in Chicago and was a very successful automobile finance and insurance director for several automotive dealer groups. He loved sports and going to Las Vegas.
Sherwin was preceded in death by his wife, Aline; his parents Sam and Anne Kastel. He is survived by his three sons, three daughters-in-law, five grandkids, seven great-grandkids, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Dad/Grandpa, you will be greatly missed by your loving family.
A funeral service will be held at 10:15, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Burial with honors will follow at 12:30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024.