June 8, 1929 ~ March 16, 2015
Ida passed away in Creston, BC, at the age of 85.
As an infant, Ida immigrated to Canada with her family. They settled in Camp Lister.
Ida Herman and Donald Andrew Caston were married October 12, 1950 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Camp Lister, BC. It was the first wedding at that church. The family continued to live and be active in Creston until 1956. Due to work they moved to Crawford Bay and raised five children. Ida returned to Creston in 2012 due to health conditions.
Ida was an active member of the Kootenay Lake Community Church. She enjoyed her flower gardens, needlework, cooking, painting ceramics, playing dominoes, and working with wood.
Ida always had time for family and friends, and welcomed extended family.
Ida was predeceased by parents Edward land Natalia (nee Sommerfeld) Herman; two brothers: John and Carl; sister Martha; husband Donald Andrew Caston; grandson Tyler Caston; and granddaughter Brittinni Harder.
She is survived by sisters: Ella Mahon and Freda Jackson; sons: Keray (Shirley), Gerald, and Bill (Beverly); daughters: Linda (Charlie) and Heather (Wes); grandchildren: Peter, Catherine, Angela, James, Jason, Elya, Colleen, Tim, Travis and Petra; and nephews and nieces.
A reception (12:30 pm) and tribute (1:30pm) to Ida Caston will take place May 3, 2015, at the Kootenay Lake Community Church,
16190 Highway 3A, Crawford Bay, B.C. with Wes Harder officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, 4 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9