Obit: Karsten, Alice L. Staffeil (1913 - 1999)
Surnames: KARSTEN HUNSICKER SCHINDLER MATSON BRANDON STAFFEIL SCHMIDT BOWEN KOFFARNUS
----Source: STAR NEWS, MAY 19, 1999
Alice L. Karsten (1913 - 1999)
Alice L. Karsten, 86, of Abbotsford, died Wednesday, May 12, at Continental Manor Nursing Home in Abbotsford where she had resided since August 1997. Funeral services were held Monday, May 17, at Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford with Rev. Paul C. Hunsicker officiating.
Burial was held in Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Pallbearers were Leonard and Mike Schindler, Tim Matson, and Ryan, Brandon and Sean Karsten.
Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford was in charge of the arrangements.
The former Alice L. Staffeil was born February 11, 1913, in Colby to the late William and Emma (Dins) Staffeil. She graduated from Colby High School and then attended Stevens Point Normal School. Her marriage to Harry Karsten took place on January 15, 1940, in Iowa. He died on June 4, 1975.
She and her husband farmed in the Town of Colby, rural Curtiss, until retiring. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening.
She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her children, Jean Miller and Ronald (Susan) Karsten, both of Curtiss three sisters, Laura Schmidt, Aurilla Bowen and Leona (William) Koffarnus, all of Colby four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger Staffeil.
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