Contributed by Barb Brady
Shawano Evening Leader
Rites Thursday For Ernest F. Kastner
Ernest F. Kastner, 87, of the Homme Home for the Aged, formerly of Tigerton, died Tuesday morning, January 7 at Wausau North Hospital. He was born in Grunewald, Germany, December 8, 1887, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kastner.
He came to the United States as a child and settled in the Sheboygan area. He was married February 10, 1915 in the Town of Lima, Sheboygan County, to the former Mary Walsh. They lived in the Sheboygan area until 1928, when they moved to Merrill. They then lived in the Town of Germania until 1968 when they moved to Tigerton. They have both lived in the Homme Home for the past year.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters, Agnes, Mrs. Arno Wetzel, Milwaukee, and Mary, Mrs. Leonard Opper, Route 3, Birnamwood; four sons, Leo, Fairchild; Robert, Manitowoc; Donald, Genesee Depot, and Bernard, West Bend; 36 grandchildren and 21 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sons and one sister.
Funeral services will be Thursday morning at 11 o'clock at St. Anthony's Catholic Church…..[Rest of obituary is missing]