David Carstens of Waukesha was called home by his Lord Jesus Christ on December 7, 2017. David was born April 29, 1931, to Rudolph Carstens and Anne Wandschneider.
He attended Washington High School in Milwaukee where he played on the 1948 city championship football team. Following high school, David attended Milwaukee State Teachers College, where he was a starter on the varsity football team and met Joanne Williams who he married in 1952.
David graduated from Carroll College with majors in biology and education and earned a masterís in educational administration from Marquette University. He was a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent in the Waukesha Public Schools and later also served as an assistant superintendent in West Allis.
David is survived by Joanne, his wife of 65 years; their five children, Linda, Howard, Natalie, Nancy and Tom; and nine grandchildren.
David will be remembered in a memorial service at Elm Grove Lutheran Church, 945 Terrace Drive, Elm Grove, WI 53122 (TODAY) Saturday, December 9, with visitation at 3 p.m. and service at 4 p.m., followed by an informal reception at Heritage Place in Brookfield. The church and Heritage Place are already beautifully decorated for Christmas and have requested NO additional flowers.
Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the
family. For further information, please call the funeral home at
262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com
for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.