Harold “Bud” Eugene Castor


Harold “Bud” Eugene Castor, age 91 of Belle Plaine, died on December 16, 2013 at the Lutheran

Home in Belle Plaine. Funeral service will be at 11a.m. on Thursday, December 19 at the

Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine. Rev. Ed Fredrich will officiate. Visitation will be one

hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Belle


Bud was born in Shakopee on August 6, 1922 to Willis and Martha (Pedersdorf) Castor. He

grew up in Blakeley and later moved into Belle Plaine. On September 21, 1963 he married Irene

Bigaouette in Belle Plaine, Fr. Omar Bruck presided. Bud worked as a metal press operator at

Federal Stampings in Bloomington and also as a bartender. He retired from Federal in 1984. He

enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and playing cards. He was a member of the Belle Plaine

American Legion and VFW. Harold is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Leon and Dale

Castor, and brother-in-law, Bill Herrmann.

Bud is survived by his wife, Irene,

Sister, Lorraine Herrmann of Le Sueur,

Many nieces and nephews.