Elmer L. Kasten

Funeral services will be held for Elmer L. Kasten of Cedarburg at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Elmer died at the age of 92 on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at Kathy Hospice in West Bend. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, from 5 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Immanuel Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Elmer was born in the town of Mequon on Nov. 29, 1915, the son of the late Gustave and Ida (nŽe Rintelmann) Kasten. On July 3, 1940, he was united in marriage to Esther Kroll. Elmer farmed most of his life on the family farm in Cedarburg. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Elmer is survived by his children, Glenn (Rose Marie) Kasten, Gary (Margaret) Kasten and Clyde (Diane) Kasten; his grandchildren, Eryn (Sean) Prom, Shannon Kasten, Kristine Schaefer, Dan Kasten, Kittie Kasten and Jesse Kasten; his great-grandchildren, Zachary and Wyatt Prom, Madison Kasten, and Sam and Liz Schaefer; and his brother, Clarence Kasten. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Esther (nee Kroll) Kasten.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Kathy Hospice in West Bend or Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg are appreciated.

For online condolences, visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.