Kasten, Sergeant Kory A. (affectionately known as Captain K), 43, died peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on April 27, 2017, in St. Louis, Missouri. Kory was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Alice and Ed Kasten. He graduated from Oakville High School in 1990, and immediately enlisted in the Marines proudly serving his country from 1991 to 1994. He married Kate Moeckel in 2006 and became the proud father of Jonathan and Zoe. Kory is survived by his wife Kate, son Jonathan, daughter Zoe, and sisters Natasha Baker and Kerry Kasten. He was known by all for the Big Love he spread and for his unwavering courage during his difficult battle; never once focusing on the negative but always finding a way to stay positive. Services: Funeral at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, on Wed., May 3 at 10 AM. Interment JB National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations for Kate and Kory's children at gofundme.com/koryk
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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Apr. 30, 2017.