Obituary of Joseph V. Casale
Joseph V. Casle passed away August 1, 2021 in Canby, Oregon. Joe was born January 18, 1936 to Joe and Jennie Casale in Portland, Oregon. Joe graduated from Parkrose High School in 1954 and wrestled at Portland State University.
Joe farmed in Parkrose with his mother and father. In 1974, they moved the farm to Aurora, Oregon. Joe was inducted into the Oregon Farm Bureau Hall of fame in 2001, was awarded the Diamond Pioneer Agriculture Career Achievement Award from OSU in 2013 and was past president of North Willamette and Oregon Horticultural Societies and severd on committee for NWREC through OSU Extension Service.
Joe is survived by his wife, Gerry, sister Joann Christnacht, Aunt Peggie Spada and children Joe (Terry) Casale, Ann (Bob) McCord, Mary (Mike) Stephenson, Carl (Kim) Casale, Christopher (Wendy) Casale, Elnora Casale, Jerianne (Dale) Dennis, John (Helene) Lulich, Jeff (Carrie) Lulich, Joe (Raina) Lulich, 21 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: American Heart Association, Alzheimer's Association of Oregon and St. Cyril Catholic Church of Wilsonville, Oregon.
A funeral mass will be held Friday, August 13th at 2:00pm at St. Cyril Catholic Church in Wilsonville, Oregon.
Arrangements in care of Canby Funeral Chapel.
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