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Kay Lynn Casassa

Kay Lynn Casassa

Kay Lynn Casassa of Nevis, MN. died on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the age of 79. Kay was born August 5, 1938 in Gary, Indiana to parents Odin and Sophie (Sutton) Walters. Kay married Richard "Dick" Casassa on August 1, 1959. The following year, Kay graduated from Culver-Stockten College. Kay taught Elementary school for over 30 years in Burnham, Illinois at Burnham Elementary School until retiring in 1993. In 1999, Dick and Kay moved to Nevis. Kay was the treasurer of 8th & 9th Crow Wing Lake Association for 19 years. Kay played the piano and organ at Christian churches for 60 years. Besides her love of playing the piano and organ, Kay enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family and her grandchildren.

Kay is survived by her husband Dick of Nevis, MN. and son, Rick (Lisa) Casassa of Cortland, OH. and 3 granddaughters Lauren, Carly and Taylor Casassa of Cortland, OH.

Private burial will be held at Resthaven Cemetery in Nevis, Minnesota.

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Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids is assisting with arrangements.