Catherine "Kay" R. Kasten

Godfrey | Saturday, November 19 2011

Catherine “Kay” R. Kasten, 97, passed away at 1:00 am Saturday November 19, 2011 at Mount Carmel Senior Center in St. Charles, MO.

She was born on February 20, 1914 in Alton the daughter of Richard T & Carrie (Mueller) Roberts.

She married Harold Kasten on June 13, 1936 in Alton; he preceded her in death on May 13, 1994.

Kay was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker.  She was a former Treasurer of the Ursuline Convent Auxiliary.  She enjoyed traveling, playing bridge and going to live stage productions but most importantly being with her family.  She was also a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by a son, Jim and wife Cathy Kasten of Godfrey, a daughter Karen and husband Mike Miller of St. Peters, MO, five grandchildren; Mark Kasten, Michele Eastman, Scott Shepherd, Chris Shepherd, Suzanne Rives, nine great grandchildren; Ryan & Jacob Kasten, Will & Ben Rives, Katie, Allie, Zoe, Sadie & Brett Shepherd.

Preceding Kay in death were her parents, husband, three brothers, Richard, James & George Roberts and one sister, Idabelle Reydon.

Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm Monday, November 21, 2011 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.  Funeral Mass will be 10 am Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be directed to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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