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Orvin Edgar Kaste

March 27, 1927 — February 15, 2021

Orvin Edgar Kaste

Born March 28, 1927 in Herold, WI Died Feb. 15, 2021 in Wabasha, MN at St. Elizabeth’s Care Center in Wabasha, MN. Preceded in death by his parents, Lorena (Iberg) and Arthur Kaste, sisters Lucille (Willard) Kennen, Wilma (Roy) Risch and Bernice (LaVerd) Kindschy, brothers Lavern and Hilbert (Colleen) Kaste. Survived by sister-in-law Colleen Kaste and brother-in-law LaVerd Kindschy, nieces and nephews and other extended family as well as many friends. Orvin attended school in Alma, WI and farmed with his brother Lavern on the family farm. He served with the United States army 1951 to 1953, part of that time as an ambulance driver in Korea. He has been a longtime member of the American Legion. After he left the farm in 1971 and moved to Alma, Orvin worked for the city of Alma for seven years. In 1978 he began 12 years of work with Dairyland Power Cooperative. He also volunteered with the tundra swan study and counts at Rieck’s Lake Park near Alma. Orvin was a square dancer and he enjoyed being with friends at the senior dining site in Alma. He moved to the Pepin Health and Rehab facility in Pepin, WI in 2015 and then to St. Elizabeth’s Care Center in Wabasha, MN in March 2019. Orvin was a kind and caring man, a real gentleman. He had a great sense of humor. He will be missed by all who knew him. No service will be held at this time. Burial will be held at the Herold Cemetery, Herold, WI at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pepin United Methodist Church, 504 2nd St., Pepin, WI 54759 or to a charity of your choice.
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