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Longboat Key: Obituaries

Patricia Cassady Castell, Charles McKinney and Anne Stovall Timm died.

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+ Patricia Cassady Castell

Patricia Cassady Castell
Patricia Cassady Castell

Patricia Cassady Castell, 80, of Longboat Key and Carmen, Ind. died April 25.

Born in Fort Wayne, Ind. to the late Raymond and Vivian Cassady, she was a graduate of South Side High School, in Fort Wayne, and Indiana University.

Mrs. Castell was a flight attendant for Eastern Air Lines prior to her marriage to John Castell in 1960. After living in Newfoundland while John served in the U.S. Air Force, the couple moved to West Lafayette, Ind., where they resided until moving to Carmel. In recent years, winters were spent on Longboat Key.

She was active in the Lafayette Country Club, where she played golf, and was active in several bridge clubs.

She is survived by her husband, John, of 56 years; children, Jeff and his wife, Jane, of Fishers, Ind., Mark, of West Lafayette, Ind., and Kelly, of Indianapolis; two grandsons; and brother, Steven Cassady, and his wife, Barbara, of Fort Wayne.

A private memorial service and a celebration of life were held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dr. Lawrence Einhorn, Oncology Department, Simon Cancer Center, 535 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.


+ Charles McKinney

Charles McKinney, 85, of Longboat Key and Peru, Ind., died April 24.

Born April 6, 1931, in Peru, he was the son of Wellington and Hazel McGinness McKinney.

He married Shirley Jean Eberle on Sept. 10, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 3, 1990. He married Joyce Hight on Jan. 10, 1993.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until 1954.

Mr. McKinney was a businessman in Peru, owning and operating McKinney’s Inc., a television and appliance dealer, from 1954 until 1974. Beginning in 1980, he was vice chairman and chief operating officer of the Wabash Valley Bank and Trust Co. until his retirement in 1990.

Throughout his careers, Mr. McKinney was active in Peru and was aggressive in commercial real estate development, building and leasing many commercial buildings. He was also very active in industrial expansion in Peru.

He served on the board of directors of the Wabash Valley Bank and Trust Co., Mount Hope Cemetery Association, First of America Bank, Wabash Valley, the Bayport Beach and Tennis Club and the Peru Industrial Development Corp.

Mr. McKinney served on the board of trustees of Dukes Memorial Hospital from 1979 until 1991 and as chairman of the board for 10 of those years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Peru, and served in various capacities, including president of the congregation from 1969 until 1981. He was also a member of the Peru Maennerchor, the Peru Moose and many other civic organizations.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley; sisters, Gweneth Saylor, Eloise McKinney and Kathryn Hann; and brothers, Jack and Wayne McKinney. In addition to his wife, Joyce, he is survived by his two sons, Ron McKinney and his wife, Joyce, of Sarasota, and John McKinney and his wife, Meg, of Lake Geneva Wis.; two daughters, Pam McKinney, of Logansport, Ind., and Jill Conner and her husband, Andrew, of Terre Haute, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Moore, of Danville, Ind.

A celebration of life was held April 29.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2000 Luther Drive, Peru, IL.


+ Anne Stovall Timm

Anne Stovall Timm
Anne Stovall Timm

Anne Stovall Timm, 92, of Longboat Key, died March 28.

Born in Kentucky, she graduated from the University of Arizona. She left for New York City to pursue a career with Mademoiselle magazine. She spent much of her life in Weston and Westport, Conn., where she was a top real estate agent for 23 years. She was featured on the “Women’s Watch” show for her real estate achievements. She was a member of Aspetuck Country Club, golfed and organized the tennis team.

She and her husband, Ralph, moved to Longboat Key to retire in 1995. She enjoyed duplicate bridge and became a life master.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Timm. She is survived by her children, Nancy, John and Suzanne, and four grandchildren.

Private services will be held at a later date.


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