Johnny Lauren Kasten, 61, of Indio, Calif. passed away July 17, 2013 in Palm Springs, Calif. of a stroke. He was born October 17, 1951 to Cecil and Nancy Kasten in Indio, Calif. He married Donella Walker October 17, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a rehabilitation counselor for 25 years and a substitute teacher for five years, but has been a mechanic for most of his life for Cecil's Automotive. He was a member of Elks Lodge
1643 and Maga Golf Assoc. He is survived by his wife Donella Kasten of Indio; daughter Kathryn (Katie) Christine Dougherty; son Jason John Kasten; mother Nancy Kasten; sister Jamie Kasten; and brother Fred Kasten. He is also survived by five wonderful and loving grandchildren; Katarina Dougherty (19), Reina Kasten (18), Sierrra Kasten (16), Dakota Doughtery (16), and Adam Kasten (13). He was preceded in death by his father Cecil Kasten. Memorial services will be July 27, at Indian Palms Country Club in Indio, Calif. from 12PM—5PM.
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