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.