Alice Marie Kastner, 88, of Bemidji, MN died Friday, June 13, 2014 at Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji.
A memorial service will be 2:30 pm Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Solway Bible Chapel in Solway, MN with Pastor Jim Mucerino officiating. Interment was at the Solway City Cemetery. Casketbearers were Trent Larson, Justin Kastner, Reuben Kastner and Morgan Kastner. Condolences may be left at ceasefuneralhome.com.
Alice was born April 6, 1926 in Bemidji the daughter of Paul Conrad and Amalie "Mollie" Sand. She was raised and educated in Solway. She married Lowell Kastner December 28, 1951 in Solway. They made their home in Solway. She also cooked at Steves Grill and Country Kitchen for several years. She loved to quilt, read, socialize and play games. She was a member of Solway Lutheran Church, Solway Bible Church and Bemidji Baptist Church. She was active in Bemidji Christian Womens Club, Busy Fingers Homemakers group and Solway and Bethel Quilters.
She is survived by her daughter Judy (Dick) Larson of Warroad; son Rodney Kastner of Rusitu, Zimbabwe, Africa; son Clifford (Elaine) Kastner and daughter Donna Kastner both of Bemidji; 11 grandchildren and their families; a sister Hazel Moe of Bemidji, 5 brothers Elmer (June) Sand of Bemidji, Harold (Phyllis) of Phoenix, AZ, Norman (Jenny) Sand of McGrath, MN, Richard (Sharron) Sand of Solway, Raymond (Nancy) Sand of Warroad, MN, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents. Memorials are preferred to SIM USA 14830 Choate Circle Charlotte, NC 28241-7900 designated "For The Ministry of Rod Kastner, Zimbabwe".