Donna Lee (Meyer) Kastens passed from this life on July 29, 2017, at Southlake Village in Lincoln.  
She was born May 24, 1929, to Marvin (Pat) and Edna (Hansen) Meyer of Talmage.  
Donna was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church, Talmage, on Oct. 6, 1929, and was confirmed June 13, 1943.   She wed William (Bill) Kastens, Jr. on June 10, 1947.  
To this union, four children were born.  Donna was a farm wife, a member of the Paul Extension Club, and took pride in caring for many elderly relatives.  Donna was a avid reader but her greatest joy came from her children and grandchildren.
Donna is survived by her children, Deborah (Donn) Bischoff of Maize, Kan.; Claudia (Kevin) Kraus of Denton; Barry (Vicki) Kastens of Nebraska City; and Lisa (Greg) Rickers of Waverly; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Fern Meyer of Yankton, S.D. and Clara Meyer Woods of Lincoln; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, on Nov. 27, 2003; her parents; her in-laws, William and Stella (Mitzner) Kastens; and siblings, Dennis, Bruce, Phil Gene, and Anita (Meyer) Peterson.
A visitation with family is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.  Graveside Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at St. Paul’s Cemetery near Talmage.  Memorials to the family’s choice. Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com. Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.