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Re: Galena Kastners from Weidenberg and Breslau
Posted by: Bonita Olmer (ID *****3667) Date: July 21, 2005 at 21:37:09
In Reply to: Galena Kastners from Weidenberg and Breslau by Greg Streib of 386

Greg ~

Thank you for posting the obituaries for the Galena Kastners. Here are a few obits for Seattle Kastners that might be of interest to you.

The following obituaries are from the Seattle Post Intelligencer in Seattle, Washington.



Born January 27, 1918, Wally passed away suddenly October 26, 2001 after a brief illness. He is survived by a loving and devoted wife, Pearl; twin daughters, Janet (wife of Mark Bingham of West Seattle), and Joan (wife of Byron Grover of Kent); and his older brother, Edward, of Seattle. He had eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and numerous friends.

Wally and Ed were the last of three generations of merchants who owned Kastner's Market in Ballard until they retired in 1981. Wally and Pearl celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 3, 2001 surrounded by their children and grandchildren. Wally is preceded in death by his younger brother Robert Kastner of Fresno, CA, and his parents, John & Lillian Kastner of Ballard.

Wally was a lifetime member of the Ballard Elks Club and the Occidental Lodge #72 Nile Shrine Temple. He also served as President of Ballard Rotary Club (1977-78), and took much happiness as a member of the Nile Men's Golf Club and Served with the Second Section.

A Memorial Service will be held in his honor at the Nile Temple, 6601 - 244th Street S.W., Mountlake Terrace, WA at 1:30 p.m., Thursday November 1, 2001. Visitation may be made at Wiggen & Sons Mortuary in Ballard during business hours Tuesday and Wednesday, October 30 - 31st. Memorials are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane, WA 99210-2472.

He brought joy to his many friends and all who knew him.



Age 92, passed away December 29, 1993. Beloved mother, of Delores M. Cohrs, Seattle, Marvel June Panaro, North Syracuse, New York, and Marlyn H. Kastner, Tacoma; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Mrs. Kastner was a charter member of Messiah Lutheran Church and very active for many years. She was a co-founded of the Seattle Ministries Society. Graveside services Monday, 10 a.m., Pacific Lutheran Cemetery, followed by memorial services 11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 35th Avenue N.E. Memorials suggested to the church.
Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home
11027 Meridian Avenue North



3233 NW 64th. Beloved husband of Lillian. Wiggen & Sons.

Source: August 12, 1975 issue of the Seattle Post Intelligencer, page C-8.

Buried: Washelli Section O, Lot 270, Grave 2 (info from Evergreen-Washelli by phone)



Age 93. Beloved mother of Ed and Wally Kastner, both Seattle; and Bob Kastner, Fresno, Calif. Six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Occidental Chapter ??? O.E.S. Private family services by Wiggen and SonsUFLIGHT. Memorials may be given to Trinity United Methodist Church.

Source: July 5, 1984 Issue of the Seattle Post Intelligencer, page E-2.

Buried: Washelli Section O, Lot 270, Grave 3 (info from Evergreen-Washelli by phone)


Mrs. Augusta K. Kastner, Resident Here 60 Years

Mrs. Augusta K. Kastner, a native of Sweden and a Seattle resident for the past 60 years, died Thursday of a heart ailment.

Mrs. Kastner, 75, lived at 9910 Triton Drive NW.

She was a life member of Occidental Chapter of Order of Eastern Star, a charter member of Wenatchee Court of Order of Amaranth, and a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church.

Her husband, Walter, died in 1919.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m., at Mittelstadt Mortuary.

Source: April 12, 1966 Issue of the Seattle Post Intelligencer, page 24

Buried: Evergreen Section 9, Lot 614, Grave 6 (info from Evergreen-Washelli by phone)


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