ROBERT ELSTEN, father of the Rev. Gary Elsten, pastor of First UMC in Frankton, died Saturday, Sept. 4 at Anderson. Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Robert D. Loose Funeral Home, 200 West 53rd Street in Anderson, Ind. 46013. A memorial service is scheduled to be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 9 at the funeral home, with burial in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson with Military Rites by Lapel VFW. Survivors include: three children, the Rev. Gary Elsten of Frankton, Brian Elsten of Anderson, and Steve Elsten of Carmel; and six grandchildren. Condolences can be sent to the Gary and Jan Elsten family, 712 Plum Street, Frankton, IN 46044 or e-mail email@example.com.