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Ruth Bertha Neta Casten

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RUTH BERTHA NETA CASTENS
Sorrow and Grief has entered the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Castens. [sic throughout]

Saturday afternoon the mortal
remains of their beloved daughter,
Ruth, were laid to rest on St. John'
Evangelical Lutheran cemetery
Germantown: fact that she was
suddenly taken from them as a result
of internal Injuries, which she suffered
in an automobile accident only
few hours before her d e a t h and
scarcely a half mile from her home,
aggravates the grief immensely. Mr
Castens, Alma, the oldest child of the
Castens, and Rolf, twin brother of
Ruth, who were also in the car , which
was completely wrecked, fortunately
suffered only minor injuries and are
getting along well.

Funeral services were held in St.
John's Evangelical Lutheran church in
Germantown, Saturday afternoon. The
text of the funeral sermon was taken
from Ps. 73, 23.24.

Besides numerous friends from the neighborhood,
a number of relatives from different parts
of Iowa and from Chicago were in attendance
at the funeral.

Ruth Bertha Neta Castens was born
March 20, 1925, In Caledonia town
ship, O'Brien county. She died Wednesday
night on the way to Sioux
City where she was to be placed under
the care of a doctor In a hospital. She
attained an age of 5 years, 8 months,
and 20 days. The Immediate relatives
are her sorrowing parents, one sister,
Alma, and two brothers, Rolf and
Guni.

CARD OF THANKS
Kindly accept our sincere thanks
and appreciation for the many expressions
of sympathy and acts of
kindness given us in the d e a t h of our
little daughter Ruth. Mr and Mrs
Reinhard Casten, Germantown, 51pl

Information: Paullina (Iowa) Times, Thursday, Dec 18, 1930


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 40440089
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Bertha Neta Casten (20 Mar 1925–11 Dec 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40440089, citing Saint John Cemetery, Germantown, O'Brien County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Hiesela (contributor 46625281) .