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CASTEN, Irene Pauline (Dickman) -- 1903-1979

DICKMAN, CASTEN, WURMIE

Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 9/29/2011 at 15:33:29

Irene Casten Interred Monday

Funeral Services for Irene Casten, were held Monday, September 24, 1979 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville. The Reverend David R. Nelson officiated. Schutte Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Postville Cemetery.

Irene Pauline Casten, daughter of Henry and Freda Reka Dickman was born October 21, 1903 in Clayton County, Iowa and departed this life September 21, 1979 at Postville, at the age of 75 years.

She was baptized and attended German Confirmation School at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garnavillo. She graduated from Elkader High School, attended summer school at the University of Northern Iowa, and taught school in Clayton County for several years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville.

January 4, 1927 she was united in marriage to Lorenz Casten. To this union four children were born. They farmed in Clayton County and moved to Postville in 1961.

She is preceded in death by her husband; a son, John; and three brothers, Edwin, Eldo and Arno.

She is survived by a son, Leon, of Waukee; two daughters, Elaine Casten, Postville and Mrs. Hugh (Mary) Wurmie, of Waterloo; four grandchildren and four brothers, William, George, Elmer, and Henry, all of Garnavillo.

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


 

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