Roy Kastli

Jan 17, 2021
Kastli, Roy


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Burial will be in the Walker Cemetery, Walker at a later date.


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Cedar Valley Hospice, or American Cancer Society


Roy Kastli, 76, of Waterloo, died on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home following a lengthy illness.

He was born on April 27, 1944 in Oelwein, son of John and Mary Ann Richards Kastli and graduated from Oelwein High School.

On July 30, 1973, Roy began his career as a Firefighter with Waterloo Fire Rescue retiring in August 2001. 

Roy married Tami Plumber on April 22, 1978, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua.

He was a member of the Iowa Army National Guard.

Roy is survived by his wife, Tami; a son, Andrew of Waterloo; three daughters, Tami (Dean) Gorton of Rowley, Amy (Michael) Forster of Flower Mound, Texas, and Amber (Kyle) Morgan of Waterloo; six grandchildren, Meghan Rawson, Brenna Gray, Layla Kastli, Kaia Morgan, Michael Forster Jr. and Bella Forster; a great grandson, Conner Fox; and a brother, Ronnie (Leona) Kastli of Waterloo.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Duwayne "Dewey" and Robert; and a sister, Rose Kappmeyer.

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  1. Andrew Derifield | Jan 20, 2021
    Deepest sympathy to the Kastli family from the Derifield family. 
  2. Jim Weber | Jan 20, 2021
    Roy was a great friend and he will be missed. We had a lot of good times over the years!
  3. Denny Davis | Jan 20, 2021


      Roy was a true friend to everyone and it was an honor to work with him.

  4. Darryl Hartema | Jan 20, 2021
    We have lost one of Waterloo's finest fire fighters my condolences to his family

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