|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1860|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1910|
"In His Vineyard 1868-1983, A Series of Life Sketches of the Bishops, Priests, and Permanent Deacons of the Diocese of Green Bay". Compiled by Sister Brideen Long, O.S.F., Ph.D.
Bastian, The Rev. Joseph
Son of Antoine B. and Marianne Ritter, brother of Msgr. Alois Bastian, born at Kirrweiler, Alsace (France), September 6, 1860. Education: classics at the Gymnasium at Buxweiler and a Zillesheim in his native land; philosophy & theology at Strassburg. Ordained at Strassburg on July 6, 1886. Engaged for a time as a teacher in Alsace, and later in pastoral work in the Diocese of Freiburg, Baden. Came to America with Bishop Otto Zardetti of St. Cloud, Minn., in 1892, ad did pastoral work in Minnesota until Bishop Zardetti became the Archbishop of Bucharest, Rumania, in 1894. Accepted into the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin and assigned to the parish at New London for a short period (two months). Successively pastor of parishes at: Portage, May, 1895; Seymour, September, 1896; Chilton St. Mary's, 1908. Died at Chilton, November 9, 1910. Lies buried in St. Mary Cemetery at Chilton.
Saint Marys Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 15, 2007
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