Mae Ruth <I>Jacobson Boe</I> Kasten

Mae Ruth Jacobson Boe Kasten

Birth
Elkton, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 1 Dec 2008 (aged 91)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 244
Memorial ID 31921016 · View Source
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ADAMS -- Mae Boe Kasten, 91, of Adams, died on Dec. 1, 2008 at Austin Medical Center.

Mae Ruth Jacobson was born on April 12, 1917 to Gustave and Lillian (Withers) Jacobson near Elkton, Minn. She graduated from Rose Creek High School in 1935. In March 1936, she married Everett "Shorty" Boe of Adams, Minn. They lived in Adams until 1979, after Everett had an accident, they moved to Rose Creek. Everett (Shorty) passed away on Dec. 1, 1985. Mae married Delbert Kasten on Nov. 12, 1988 and he passed away in Sept. 1989. Mae moved back to Adams in 1998 to the Northside Apartments and later to Cedar Court Apartments.

Mae was baptized and confirmed in Marshall Lutheran Church and was the organist there for 10 years. The family transferred to Little Cedar Lutheran Church in 1958.
Mae enjoyed all of her family especially having everyone come home. She also enjoyed traveling and had many good trips to Norway, Canada and around the U.S. She worked in several business places in Adams and also at Adams public schools.

Mae is survived by her children, Warren (Maryellen) Boe, Iowa City, Iowa, David (Lynn) Boe, Lino Lakes, Minn., Rebecca (Kenneth) Hartwig, Rose Creek, Minn.; grandchildren, Randall (Elizabeth) Boe, Erik (Anne) Boe, Darin Boe, Michael Boe, Christina Boe, Lisa Hartwig, Nathan Hartwig, Lindsey (Keith) Christianson; eight great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, John Hawkins, Marshall, Wis.; Delbert's children, Gary (Kathy) Kasten, Faribault, Minn., Lorna (Allen) Taylor, Austin, David (Sharon) Kasten, Leroy, Minn., Keith (LaVonne) Kasten, Leroy, Dan (Susan) Kasten, Dallas, Texas; eight step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Everett and Delbert; daughter, Janice; one brother and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at Little Cedar Lutheran Church with the Reverend Shari Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Little Cedar Lutheran Cemetery in Adams. Visitation will be at Adams Funeral Home on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church for one hour before the service. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Information from Little Cedar Lutheran Church, written in 1997:
Mae Ruth Jacobson was born on April 12, 1917, to Lillian and Gus Jacobson on a farm near Elkton. She was baptized at the Little Cedar Parsonage and confirmed as an adult at Marshall Church.

Mae graduated from Rose Creek High School in 1935. She married Everett Boe in 1936, and they lived in Adams until 1979, when they moved to Rose Creek.

Everett and Mae had four children: Janice who passed away at age 26, Warren, David, and Becky. She has 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Everett passed away in 1985.

In 1988, Mae married Delbert Kasten and he only lived 10 moths. He had one daughter and four sons, 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She enjoys her families and step families.

Mae was organist at Marshall Church for 10 years, taught Sunday School, and is active in the WELCA and Circles at Little Cedar.

Mae worked in several business places in Adams, and also the school cafeteria. Since being alone she has enjoyed a trip to the Scandinavian countries, Canada, and many bus trips in the U.S.

Her favorite hymns are "Just As I Am" and "One Day at a Time."


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  • Maintained by: Janet Stephenson
  • Originally Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 3 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31921016
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mae Ruth Jacobson Boe Kasten (12 Apr 1917–1 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31921016, citing Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .