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BANGOR, ME & ESSEX, MD – Eileen A. (Mueller) Kasten, 97, passed away May 26, 2019, at a Bangor, ME hospital, after a brief illness. She was born October 25, 1921, in Baltimore, MD, the daughter of Harry and Flora (Aul) Mueller. Eileen attended schools in Baltimore. As a young woman, she worked at the Glenn L. Company during WWII, as a riveter. Eileen returned to the workforce in the 1960’s and worked at a shirt factory until her retirement. She married John L. Kasten Sr. on September 7, 1945, and together shared over 57 years of marriage, until his passing in 2003. Eileen was a longtime member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Middle River, Maryland. After moving to Bangor, ME in 2010, she attended Hope Lutheran Church in Bangor. Eileen was a dedicated wife and mother, who will be missed by all who knew her. Her hobbies included gardening, collecting antiques, and traveling.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her only sister and best friend, Marie Mueller. She is survived by her son, John Kasten Jr. and wife, Marjorie of Levant; and special granddaughters, Lisa Plunkett and husband, David of Bangor, Michelle Ludolf and husband, Steve of Clemmons, NC; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Allison, Patrick, Emma, and Sophia of Bangor, and Sarah, Zoe, and Pearl of Clemmons, NC; and many special friends locally and out of state.
Friends may call at family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home P. A. at 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex at route 702 (beltway exit 36) on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Interment will be in Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 2 p.m.