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Craig Anthony Kassabaum

April 15, 1944 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 77)


Craig Anthony Kassabaum, 77, of Bellevue, IL passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his residence.

There will be a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Granville with military honors.  Fr. Patrick DeMeulemeester will officiate.  Cremation rites have been accorded. 

Dysart - Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

Craig was born on April 15, 1944 in Spring Valley to Charles H. and Marilyn Irene (Kunkel) Kassabaum.

He graduated from Hopkins High School and served in the United States Air Force as an instrumentation mechanic at Holloman Air Force Base.  Craig worked at Keystone Steel and Wire.  He enjoyed reading, genealogy and gardening.

Survivors include, two sons, Charles (Lisa) Kassabaum of Danvers, IL and Christopher (Cindy) (Kassabaum) Shefts of Mokena, IL; one daughter, Angela (Troy) Gorbett of Georgia, two brothers, Kurt Kassabaum of Granville, IL and Blane (Mellisa) Kassabaum of Granville, IL; three sisters Sherry (Ralph) Hastings of Texas, Patti (David) Shimmin of Bloomington, IL and Carole (Ernie) Terando of Granville, IL.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Mark Kassabaum, Gary Kassabaum and Bart Kassabaum.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s.

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Graveside Service
May 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

Granville, IL 61326


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