Obituary for Elma J Pavlich

Elma J Pavlich

Birth Date: Dec. 12th, 1930
Date Passed: Oct. 30th, 2020


Elma Jean Pavlich age 89 of Muskegon, MI died Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Hume Home in Muskegon. Elma was born on December 12, 1930 in Coopersville, Michigan, to the late Lee and Helen (Zimmer) Radford. She owned and operated Castenholz Bakery in Ravenna, was active in her church, St. Catherine's of Ravenna, and volunteered for Ravenna Conservation Club for many years. Elma enjoyed spending time with all her family and friends. She was a wonderful listener, teacher, and friend. She was also an amazing cook and baker, loved playing cards, and told the best stories. Elma will be deeply missed by all that knew her. She is survived by her Daughter, Constance Kenny of Muskegon; 6 Grandchildren, Tonia (Ronald) Baird of Muskegon, Kathleen (Erik) Nault of Kennesaw, GA, Jennifer (Sam) Tramontana of Mechanicsburg, PA, Thomas Powell of Muskegon, Nicki Kenny of Muskegon, and Clint Kenny of Muskegon; 10 Great Grandchildren; 4 Great Great Grandchildren; 1 Sister, Betty Lou (Glenn) Bolthouse of Nunica; and many Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her Parents; her Husband, Robert Castenholz; 1 Brother, Lee Radford; 3 Sisters, Lorraine Miller, Virginia Connell, and Glorine Miller; and Great Grandson, Elijah Storm Baird. Cremation has taken place with no services planned at this time. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511