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BEVERLY SUE KASTEN, 85, PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 5, 2021 AT ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.  SHE WAS BORNON SEPT. 9, 1935 IN ALTON IL TO DORTHA AND MARVIN POWELL.  SHE WAS PRECEDED

IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS AND HER HUSBAND, ERNEST KASTEN, JR. WHOM SHE 

MARRIED JAN. 15, 1955.

 

SHE IS SURVIVVED BY 5 CHILDREN, DIANE (RICHARD) MAUPIN, MATTHEW(CAROLYN)

KASTEN BOTH OF BRIGHTON, DENISE (GARY) ROGERSON OF LEESBURG, VA., DEBRA

(RON) HICKS OF OVERLAND PARK, KS., MICHAEL (FRIEND AUDREY KWAST) KASTEN OF

OJAI, CA.

 

SHE WAS A GRADUATE OF THE 1953 BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL. IN THE EARLY YEARS SHE WORKED PART-TIME AT OWENS-IL., ILLINOIS BELL, AND THE JOURNAL. LATER, SHE WORKED FOR UNIT #9 AS A SECRETARY AT BRIGHTON WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR 30 YRS. AFTER RETIREMENT SHE LOVED TO TRAVEL WITH SENIORS CITIZENS OFALTON AND LOVED TO PLAY CARDS WITH FRIENDS AND BE WITH HER FAMILY.  ONE

CANASTA CLUB IS STILL IN EXISTANCE AFTER  53 YRS.

 

8 GRANDCHILDREN: ERIC(BECKY) & JAMIE (MARIE)SHULTZ, JASON(AMY) BARNETT, JOSHUA & JACOB(SUMER) MAUPIN, JOHN(ALEXANDRA) ROGERSON, ADAM AND ALYSSA KASTEN.

 

9 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN EDWARD, ASHLEY, SAMANTHA, AND WILL SHULTZ, JULIA, ADDISON AND ALYSON BARNETT, SOPHIE SHULTZ, AND BRYNN ROGERSON

 

GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 11 AM ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2021 AT BRIGHTON CEMETERY.

 

MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR TO THE ALTON LITTLE THEATER (FOR MANY YEARS OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LAUGHS).

 

CONDOLENCES MAY BE LEFT ONLINE AT WWW.ANDERSONFAMILYFUNERAL.COM

 

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