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LeeRoy Wilhelm Kasten

Male 1901 - 1969


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  • Name  LeeRoy Wilhelm Kasten 
    Born  28 Jan 1901  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  26 Mar 1901  Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pastor A.C. Landeck officiated.
    Confirmation  28 Mar 1915  Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pastor Louis Seidel officiated.
    _UID  EE8291009A71BF48A02D16FFED7A1D69E2FC 
    Died  31 Jul 1969  Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He was diabetic and had heart disease. He and Mabel lived at 813 West Cleveland when he died.

      Lee R. Kasten
      Lee R. Kasten, 813 W. Cleveland St., died Wednesday night in Freeport Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. He owned and operated the Superior Dairy for more than 30 years. Mr. Kasten was born Jan. 28, 1901, in Freeport, son of Herman and Meta (Hill) Kasten. On Sept. 8, 1923, he married Mabel Huber in Indianapolis, Ind. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Janet) Dumroese of Freeport and Mrs. James (Rita) Mitchell of Winnebago; a son, Lowell (Luke) of Freeport; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Archie (Cora) Schwarze of Freeport. A brother proceeded him in death. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. William Griebel, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral arrangements were by Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home. A memorial fund has been established for the Immanuel Lutheran Church School.
    Buried  2 Aug 1969  Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Mabel and LeeRoy are buried in Section C, 8 rows east (about 100') of road on west side, about 190' south of main entrance road.
    Kasten, LeeRoy (1901-1969) and Mabel (nee Huber)(1902-1986)
    Kasten, LeeRoy (1901-1969) and Mabel (nee Huber)(1902-1986)
    LeeRoy
    1901-1969

    Mabel
    1902-1986

    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois.
    Kasten, LeeRoy (1901-1969) - Headstone Detail
    Kasten, LeeRoy (1901-1969) - Headstone Detail
    LeeRoy
    1901-1969

    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois.
    Person ID  I22  Page-Dumroese
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2012 

    Father  Hermann Wilhelm Ludwig Carl Kasten,   b. 23 Jan 1880, Basse (L├╝hburg), Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1949, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Meta Charlotte Sophie Hill,   b. 10 Nov 1881, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1948, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jan 1901  Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F95  Group Sheet

    Family  Mabel Margaret Huber,   b. 21 Mar 1902, Highland Township, Franklin County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1986, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Sep 1923  St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Janet Lee Kasten,   b. 4 Jul 1925, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 2007, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Family ID  F9  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1901 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 26 Mar 1901 - Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsConfirmation - 28 Mar 1915 - Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Sep 1923 - St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1969 - Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Aug 1969 - Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Documents
    Kasten, LeeRoy - Attacked in Decatur, Illinois (1922)
    Kasten, LeeRoy - Attacked in Decatur, Illinois (1922)
    The Decatur (Illinois) Review, Monday, 26 Jun 1922 (p 12) describes how Levi Kasten was attacked by Roy Fowler, and that Kasten is in serious condition at a local hospital.
    Kasten, LeeRoy - Attacker Arrested in Decatur, Illinois (1922)
    Kasten, LeeRoy - Attacker Arrested in Decatur, Illinois (1922)
    Lee's father, Herman, the former Stephenson County, Illinois deputy sheriff swore out a warrant to arrest Roy Fowler for assault with a deadly weapon. The Decatur (Illinois) Review, Tuesday, 27 Jun 1922, p 5.

    Headstones
    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
    Entrance from Illinois 26 South

    Albums
    Superior Dairy - Freeport, Illinois
    Superior Dairy - Freeport, Illinois (9)
    Advertisements from the Freeport Journal-Standard.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Death Certificate, Stephenson County, Illinois.

    2. [S334] Headstone Inscription, KASTEN. LeeRoy 1901-1968, Mabel 1902-1986..

    3. [S327] Social Security Death Index (Ancestry), Lee Kasten; 358-18-9387; Issue State: Illinois; Issue Date: Before 1951 (accessed 6 Apr 2008).

    4. [S402] Newspaper: Freeport Journal-Standard.
      Lee R. Kasten
      Lee R. Kasten, 813 W. Cleveland St., died Wednesday night in Freeport Memorial Hospital following an extended illness
      He owned and operated the Superior Dairy for more than 30 years.
      Mr. Kasten was born Jan. 28, 1901, in Freeport, son of Herman and Meta (Hill) Kasten. On Sept. 8, 1923, he married Mabel Huber in Indianapolis, Ind.
      He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
      Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Janet) Dumroese of Freeport and Mrs. James (Rita) Mitchell of Winnebago; a son, Lowell (Luke) of Freeport; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Archie (Cora) Schwarze of Freeport. A brother proceeded him in death.
      Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. William Griebel, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
      Funeral arrangements were by Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home.
      A memorial fund has been established for the Immanuel Lutheran Church School.