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Roberta M. Cassens

July 15, 1937 - February 20, 2019

Roberta M. Cassens, 81, formerly of Kincaid, IL passed away at 7:39 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. She was born in Quincy, IL to Chester and Ura (Pritchard) Von Holt. She married Alan Cassens on May 23, 1987 and he preceded her in death on January 4, 2019.

Surviving are one daughter, Tammie (Tyrone) Richard of Norman, OK, step-children Lyndal (Debbie) Large of Kentucky, Roger (Barb) Large of Sherman, Crystal (Brad) Mayer of Texas, Monica Rosanne of Girard, Marvin Cassens and Kim Cassens, both of Springfield, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Vernice (Marvin) Ufkus of Florida and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Ernie and Jerry Von Holt.

Roberta was a telephone operator for Illinois Bell Telephone for many years. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She enjoyed playing piano and loved to dance.

Visitation: 5 – 7 pm, Monday, February 25, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Graveside Service: 2 pm, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Petersburg, IL.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 25, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: 02:00 pm

Rose Hill Cemetery


Petersburg, IL


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