Carl G. Kastens, 84, of Star Prairie died December 16, 1982 at the St. Croix Health Center in New Richmond.
He was born April 2, 1898 in Echo, Minn. to John and Emma (Schaning) Kastens. On April 17, 1925 he married Elvera Hazel Rudd at Amery. They owned and operated their farm for 40 years near Star Prairie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, William, and three brothers, Otto, Art, and Louis.
He is survived by one son, Robert Kastens of Deer Park; one daughter, Mrs. Elvera (Richard) Sampson of St. Paul Park, Minn.; six grandchildren; one brother, Fred Kastens of Thompson, Ill.; and three sisters, Mrs. Lena Schwartz of New Ulm, Minn., Mrs. Ella Studtmann of New Richmond, and Mrs. Meta Wickelman of New Richmond.
Funeral services were December 21 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in New Richmond with Rev. Richard Matthies officiating. Mrs. Richard Matthies, organist, accompanied Kaye Lynne Kastens, soloist, with the music selections.
Caskerbearers were Lester Rudd, John Kastens, Gerald Kastens, James Albrecht, Donald Derosier, and Edmund Studtmann.
Spring interment will be inn the Cylon Cemetery, Cylon.
The Beebe Mortuary of New Richmond was in charge of the arrangements.