The Superior Express -

Mailman delivers last mail


October 22, 2020

Roger Kastrup, Ruskin, retired as a rural mail carrier from the U.S. Post office this week after more than 25 years of service. He first carried mail as a substitute out of Nelson. Most recently he has been a rural carrier for Superior.

When Roger Kastrup got up last Saturday morning, his life had changed. The longtime Ruskin area resident, after being a combination farmer and mail carrier for more than 26 years, was just a farmer. He delivered his last piece of mail the previous Friday afternoon.

Kastrup, now 67 years old, began the dual occupation of farmer and mailman in April of 1994 when he agreed to be a substitute carrier on Danny Jackson's rural route one out of the Superior office. As needed, he was to be a substitute rural carrier on routes served by other offices including those at Nelson and Deshler. For a f...

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