Wilma Kassel

Friday, December 9, 2005

FARRAR, Mo. -- Wilma A. Kassel, 88, of Farrar died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo.

She was born Oct. 6, 1917, at Farrar, daughter of Conrad and Emma Schlimpert Roth. She and Wilhelm "William" Kassel were married May 9, 1937. He died Aug. 17, 1997.

Kassel was a member of Salem Lutheran Church.

Survivors include three sons, Erwin Kassel of Farrar, Melvin Kassel of St. Charles, Mo., Roy Kassel of Carpenter, S.D.; a daughter, Gladys Reid of Jackson; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville from 6:30 to 8 a.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Salem Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Roger Abernathy officiating. Burial will be in Salem Lutheran Cemetery.