Alice Marie Kastraba of Caro, age 90, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the Tuscola County Medical Care Community. Alice was born June 19, 1929, in Pontiac, the daughter of the late James and Helen (Spencer) Green. She was united in marriage with Alex Kastraba on June 17, 1950, and celebrated 40 years of marriage prior to his death on July 19, 1990. Alice was a member of the Colwood United Brethren Church in Caro and enjoyed baking and tending to her flower garden. She was a woman of selfless spirit and gave limitlessly to family and anyone in need. Life for Alice revolved around her children and grandchildren of whom she was abidingly proud.
Left to cherish her memory are six children and their spouses: Helen and Harley Brock of Caro, Alex and Naomi “Dee” Kastraba of Aurora, Nebraska, Charlie and Sherri Kastraba of Caro, Kathy Johnson of Harbor Beach, Betty Ann and Terry LaFave of Caro, John Kastraba and Tina English of Caro; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Elsie Spencer of Missouri, Rosemary Jordan of Ohio; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Alice was preceded in death by a daughter, Dianne Kay Kastraba.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019, at noon at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro with Alice’s granddaughter, Pastor Kelly Ball officiating. A private committal service will be held at a later date at Indianfields Township Cemetery on Walk Road in Caro. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at noon. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Forget Me Nots of the Tuscola County Medical Care Community. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at

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