Duane H. "Grizz" Kastning

March 16, 1953 - May 3, 2021

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Duane H. “Grizz” Kastning, 68, of Belvidere, IL passed away suddenly, Monday, May 3, 2021. Grizz was born March 16, 1953, the son of Harvey H. and Isabel (Fry) Kastning. He married Trina Holmes on March 26, 2021 in Belvidere, IL. Grizz worked as a skilled tradesman for Chrysler for 43 years. Grizz loved all things dealing with hunting and fishing as well as getting his car washed. Grizz never met a stranger he didn’t know and was known for his loving personality. He cherished the time spent with family and will be missed by all.

Grizz is loved and missed by his wife, Trina; children, Duane (Crystal) Kastning Jr., Emily Holmes, Derek Holmes; siblings, Fred (Donna) Kastning, Ray (Jane) Kastning, Boyd (Kathy) Kastning, Belva (Kurt) Camp; brother-in- law, Danny Huff as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Eileen Kastning and Jeanette Huff.

The walk-through visitation will take place 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008. Services will be private, but live streamed 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021 on Grizz’s obituary page at Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials to the family to establish later. To leave a condolence or memory visit

Service Schedule

Monday, May 10, 2021
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008


The walk-through visitation will take place 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
11:00 am

Live stream of services at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021 CLICK HERE

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So sorry for your loss! Thinking of you all!
Trina: Know that Love Lives On…..knowing he truly loved you and made you happy and you did the same for him!! Love You!!

Katie DiNicola 2021-05-11T10:08:07

Our condolences to your family! Thinking of you all!

Betty & Gary Blatchford 2021-05-11T10:04:13

A fine gentleman, always ready to laugh at a corny joke or tell one!
I felt for him this last year as his health became an issue, Chrysler was his home and he enjoyed the company of his fellow workers. I will miss our conversations and his gentle spirit.

Randy Morrison 2021-05-10T07:58:23

So sorry for your loss. He was a good neighbor.

Millie Tietsort 2021-05-07T14:07:42

So sorry to hear about Griz! Our deepest sympathy to the entire family! Have lots of memories with him on fishing trips to various parts of our country! Also some good memories at work! May he rest in peace!

Ken Spaanem 2021-05-07T11:19:20

I am so sorry to hear of Duane’s passing. I will always remember him as a kind soul and loved cousin, with a larger than life personality. He always brought a smile to my face and made everyone around him feel closer. I will miss him greatly. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

BRAD FRY 2021-05-06T02:58:27

Deepest sympathy to family and friends. I didn’t know him personally very well but every day as I came through the gate at Chrysler he was there and always was very friendly , smiled and waved and said HI. It was so often and for so long I will miss it. He will be missed.

Mark Powell 2021-05-05T20:30:20

Our prayers going to you and your family our deepest sympathy for your loss we will cherish our memories of our loved ones

Mr and Mrs Alan Potter 2021-05-05T17:27:03

Praying for you and your Family

Patrick 2021-05-05T14:50:13

You and your family are in my thoughts. We will all miss him! What a guy! We always had a great time together working, hunting, fishing any time we were together. I will miss that, but will have the memories forever. Our memories will get us all through this time! You are in my prayers!

Sam Gor ty on 2021-05-05T14:17:09

My deepest sympathy to the entire Kastning family.

Gloria Fry/Stehl 2021-05-05T14:16:24

Trina, my heart goes out to you and the family. I’m so glad God had brought you and Duane together, even just for a short time. Keep your memories close to your heart. There he will live forever. He will be missed dearly. prayers are with you. Senon and Ronda Abrego

senon abrego 2021-05-05T13:35:47

Sorry for your loss. Always liked Grizz he will be missed.

Al Bugbee 2021-05-05T13:28:46

My condolences to Grizz’s family. He always had a smile on his face and a kind disposition. I enjoyed working with him for many years. He was a wonderful cook.

Brad Polnow 2021-05-05T11:16:03

So sorry grizz , I’m glad to have met you , a very nice man and union brother . Rip 🙏

Anne Harrier-Howard 2021-05-05T10:58:21

Trina, We are so sorry for your loss. Duane will be greatly missed. Keep your memories close, and thank God for bringing you both together. Our hearts are with you and your family. Tim and Deanie Carter

Tim and Deanie Carter 2021-05-05T10:42:33

Trina and Family, Our sympathy to you all. Keep the good memories close to your heart. Thinking of you, Trudy & Jeff

Trudy & Jeff Flippo 2021-05-05T09:48:13

I will always remember his great sense of humor, and his love for family.

Bruce Kastning 2021-05-05T09:37:27

He will be missed 😢

Justin Cavitt 2021-05-05T09:17:07

Sorry for your loss Duane and Trina, praying for peace and comfort

Jim Tillman 2021-05-05T08:44:58

I am so sorry for your loss Trina Grizz was most kind man. Prayers going out to you and your family. Grizz has the Lord by his side now watching over you. Again Prayer are being said for you.

Carol Harris and family

Carol Harris 2021-05-05T05:39:17

My heart goes out to you Trina and Duane, I am so sorry for your loss. He such a kind man, always make ya laugh and smile. God bless and keep you all in His arms and give you comfort and peace..

Kim Larson and Family 2021-05-04T20:50:35


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