Ruth Virginia Kastner
Dec. 23, 1926 – April 10, 2010
Ruth Virginia Kastner died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at AngelGrace Hospice
at the age of 83. Ruth was born Dec. 23, 1926, to the late Gustave and
Helen (nee Krause) Punzel in Mukwonago.
On April 26, 1949, Ruth married Donald "Shorty" Kastner in
Kansas City, Kan. She graduated from Waukesha High School in 1945. For
most of Ruth’s career, she worked in the banking business. She retired
from Bank One-Chase in 1998. Ruth enjoyed bowling and tending to her
She was the loving wife of 61 years to Donald; cherished mom of Susan
Stocks, Sherri (Robert) Krantz and Janet (James Denk) Blankenheim; proud
grandmother of John (Jenna) Stocks, Bill Stocks, Joe Stocks, Kristin
Krantz and Tyler Blankenheim; and great-grandmother of Gradin and Charlie
Nicole Stocks. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service
Sunday, April 18, at First Congregational Church of Genesee, W306-S5075
Church St., Mukwonago (Genesse).
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Humane Animal Welfare Society, 701
Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188 (www.hawspet.org)
or LifeStriders, W288-S290 Elmhurst Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 (www.lifestriders.org ),
would be appreciated.
Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family.
For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to
view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.