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CASTEN, Walter Henry --- 1888-1981


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 9/29/2011 at 14:57:11

Walter Casten

Funeral services for Walter H. Casten, 93, were held Friday, March 13, 1981 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville. The Rev. Julius L. Peterson and the Rev. David R. Nelson officiated. Schutte Funeral Service of Postville was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Postville Cemetery.

Walter Henry Casten, son of John and Mary Magdalena (Knodt) Casten, was born Jan. 26, 1888 in Grand Meadow Township, Clayton County, Iowa. He died March 10, at Community Memorial Hospital, Postville.

He was baptized July 29, 1888 and confirmed April 5, 1903 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville. He attended rural school in Grand Meadow Township.

Feb. 18, 1914 he was married to Adelia Schlee. They farmed in the Decorah area and later farmed in the Postville and Monona areas before retiring in Postville. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son in infancy; a daughter, Romelda; and four brothers, Carl, Victor, Lorenz and John O. (Jack).

Surviving are a brother, Leonard and a sister, Theresia Baltz, both of Postville.

Postville, Iowa newspaper of the time clipping, from Dorothy Schave's obituary collection.


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