Denise J. Cassady, age 67, of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Sunday, June 09, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
Denise was born on April 4, 1952 in Centerville, Iowa, the daughter of Donald and Mildred (Judy) Eddy. Following graduation from Centerville High School, she furthered her education receiving her nursing degree from Indian Hills Community College. She was united in marriage to Edwin LeRoy Cassady on July 5, 1970 in Centerville, Iowa. To this union, two children were born, Greg and Shaun.
Denise worked at Lakeview Elementary School for many years as a Teacher’s Aide. She retired from the school around 2007. Most recently, she worked for Casey’s General Store in Centerville from 2008-2015.
Denise was the President of the Sharon Chapel Cemetery Board for many years, as well as the Sharon Township Trustee. She was a very compassionate, honest and caring person, who loved spending time with her family and friends.
Left to cherish Denise’s memory include her children, Shaun (Kayla Ballanger) Cassady of Centerville, and Greg (Dana) Cassady of Cincinnati; two grandchildren; and two step sisters, Nancy Exline and Judy Blake.
Denise was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Cassady; and her parents, Donald and Mildred Eddy.
Graveside services will be held at 10 AM, Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Sharon Chapel Cemetery east of Centerville with Pastor Howard Luscan officiating. A memorial has been established to Shaun Cassady, to be determined at a later date, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.
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