David Kasten

Dates

November 9, 1957 - August 8, 2019

Obituary

David Kasten, 61, of Mitchell died Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Avera Dougherty House in Sioux Falls.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.  Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

David Loren Kasten was born on November 9, 1957 to Loren G. and Lois (Willadsen) Kasten in Viborg, SD. He grew up in Scotland, SD and moved to Mitchell in 1969, where he graduated from Mitchell Senior High School in 1976. He worked at Randall’s Grocery Store and later moved to Hill City, where he worked at the Chute Rooster. He moved to the Chamberlain area and owned Kasten’s Super Value Grocery Store. David moved back to Mitchell and worked as Assistant Manager of the Depot before attending Mitchell Technical Institute, graduating in 2011 with a degree in Agriculture. He worked for the SD Department of Agriculture and later for POET Research Center in Scotland, SD.

David married Roxene (Roxi) G. Carey on October 4, 2003 in Mitchell, SD. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Mitchell.

He is survived by his wife, Roxene G. Kasten, Mitchell; father, Loren Kasten, Mitchell; step-son, Travis L Letellier, Vermillion, SD; and brother, Larry (Jacqueline) Kasten, Sioux Falls.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Kasten; mother-in-law, Irene Carey; and numerous grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.


Visitation(s)

Date
Monday, August 12, 2019
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301

Service

Date
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
600 West 23rd Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301


Posted by Richard Bauerle on August 13, 2019
All our thoughts Roxy
Posted by April Purintun and family on August 11, 2019
You will always be in our thoughts and prayers! Dave was an amazing man and will be missed dearly!!
Posted by Misty and the boys on August 10, 2019
We love you Roxi. Dave was an amazing neighbor who always helped without even thinking about it. He will be missed and remember that we are just across the street.
Posted by Lynn and Ronda Barta on August 10, 2019
Sorry to hear about Dave. We both worked with him at Randall's and have many fond memories. Dave was a great guy. Our prayers with your family.
Posted by Kristy Furney on August 9, 2019
So sorry to hear about Dave, he will be dearly missed around the Plant. My thoughts and Prayers are with all of you during this time.
Posted by ryan kocourek on August 9, 2019
So sorry about Dave I’m going to miss talking with him at work won’t feel the same with him not around my prayers and thoughts are with u all
Posted by ryan kocurek on August 9, 2019
So sorry about Dave I’m going to miss talking with him at work won’t feel the same with him not around my prayers and thoughts are with u all
Posted by Doug dozark on August 8, 2019
So sad to hear about David. It was always nice talking with him about different things going on in the area. Too young but we're all in same ageing years. We won't be able to come as i had ankle surgery again. Hope to see you soon sometime. Take care, prayers for you guys from a cousin.
Posted by Pat reimnitz on August 8, 2019
Roxy sorry to hear about Dave. He was one of the best. Him and mom are up in heaven discussing Randall's. Love you. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and Dave's families.
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