Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

May 9, 2014

Mary Louise Kaster

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Mary Louise Kaster, of Midlothian, Texas was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at the age of 92, 17 years and two days after losing her loving husband.

Mrs. Kaster was a hard-working mother of six, a Girl Scout leader and volunteer for over 20 years, worked at her church office in Irving, Texas and during the last few years, even though legally blind, she knitted shawls for the St. Paul Prayer Shawl Ministry in Waxahachie.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Lee Korda of Madison, Wisconsin and Elizabeth Ann Hamaker of Midlothian, Texas; four sons, James Arthur Kaster of Columbia, Missouri, Richard Charles Kaster of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Lawrence Paul Kaster of Dallas and Michael Edward Kaster of Corsicana; and one brother William Kell of Sartell, Minnesota; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held on Friday at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Corsicana at 2 p.m. Friday May 16, 2014; and at St. Paul's Church, Waxahachie at 4 p.m. Saturday May 17, 2014.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial be made to any of the following organizations; Texas Talking Book Program, PO Box 12516, Austin, Texas, 78711; the DARS Division of Blind Services, 801 Austin Ave, Suite 710, Waco, Texas, 76701; St Paul Prayer Shawl Ministry, 624 Ovilla Rd., Waxahachie, TX 75167; or Westminster Presbyterian Church, 312 N 13th St, Corsicana, TX 75110. All of these organizations helped and supported our mother over the past 15 years. May her Lord and Savior be with you and your family.

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