Date of BirthMay 20, 1941

Judith Kay Cassady Obituary

Date of BirthMay 20, 1941

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Date of PassingFebruary 22, 2017

Judith Kay Cassady Obituary

from Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States

Date of BirthMay 20, 1941

Judith Kay Cassady Obituary

Date of BirthMay 20, 1941

281 Views

Date of PassingFebruary 22, 2017

Judith Kay Cassady Obituary

from Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States


Judith Kay Cassady, 75, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, February 22, 2017 at Sheboygan Senior Community Center.Judith was born on May 20, 1941 in Van Wert, Ohio, daughter of Carl and Cleora (Bury) McCollum. She was a 1959 graduate of Van Wert High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Northern University and continued her education at Eastern Illinois University where she earned a Master of Science in Education. Judith completed her education at Southern Illinois University where she received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Education. Judith married James Richard Cassady on December 1, 1961. J. Richard preceded her in death on January 24, 2013. Throughout her career, Judith served as a Professor of Education at various universities. These included The University of Southern Mississippi, Bowling Green State University, Ball State University, and Urbana University. Judith was an active member of the community where she volunteered at various schools, worked as a Brownie & Girl Scouts Leader, and was an avid bridge player. She was a passionate reader and enjoyed spending time with her friends, family, and especially her grandchildren. Judith is survived by one daughter, Cara Cassady of Sheboygan; three sons, Richard Cassady of Elkhart Lake, Steven (Cathy) Cassady of Kohler, and Daniel Cassady of West Lafayette, IN; eight grandchildren, Matt, Sara, Jack, Samantha, Grant, Carson, Kadie, and Madelyn; four sisters, Jill (Carl) Witherow, Laura (Bill) Dun, Mary McCollum, and Lisa McCollum; and one brother, Don (Betsy) McCollum. Judith was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, J. Richard. A funeral service to celebrate Judith's life will take place at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 4:30pm with Rev. David Van Dixhorn officiating. An inurnment will take place at a later date at Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert, OH. Relatives and friends may greet the family at the funeral home on Saturday from 3:30pm until the time of service at 4:30pm. For additional information and online condolences please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com

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