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Sheila Rose Kassmeier

January 6, 1951 - February 27, 2020
From: Spencer, IA
Sheila Rose Kassmeier

Sheila Rose Kassmeier

Born: January 6, 1951
Died: February 27, 2020
Age: 69

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     Sheila Rose Kassmeier, the daughter of Vernon and Mazy (Williams) Van Kleek, was born January 6, 1951 in Iowa City, IA.  Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer, Iowa area.  She received her GED from Iowa Lakes CC. 

     Sheila married Noel Kassmeier on June 28, 1975 in Sioux City, IA.  After their marriage, they made their home in Spencer, where she was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxilary, was Action Club President, was a Awana Leader and was on the ADA Council. Noel passed away in January of 1992.  She worked for 16 years at Sunshine Center in Spencer.

     She passed away at Avera McKennan Hospital on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the age of 69.  Sheila was preceded in death by her father, Vernon Van Kleek; a half sister, Bonnie Merritt and a sister, Sarah Ann (Van Kleek) King.

     Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Mazy Van Kleek of Spencer; 1 sister, Peggy (Mike) Marx of Rochester, MN; a half sister, Dixie (Dean) McPhie of St. George, Utah; a special friend for many years, Hilda Schomaker of Spencer; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Spencer.
Rev. Curtis Batschelet
Pastor Michael Hyde
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.
"Victory In Jesus"
"In The Garden"
"How Great Thou Art"
By The Congregation

ORGANIST: Brenda Sassman
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:21 AM
“I met Sheila through Hilda a few years ago. She was always very friendly. So sorry for your loss. ”
- Jan Rusk
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9:00 PM
“Prayers of comfort for the family. I always smile when I think of how Sheila made popcorn balls for all us kids at church at Christmas time and how excited she would be to run into my mom and me while out shopping. I’m so glad she knew Jesus and that we’ll see her again! ”
- Jessi Barker Munsen
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9:00 PM
“So sad to hear the news of Sheila‘s passing! My prayers go out to the family for strength and comfort during this difficult time. I’ll always smile when I think of Sheila making popcorn balls for all us kids in church, and the way she would get so excited whenever we would run into her at the grocery store! So thankful that she knew Jesus and we’ll see her again someday.”
- Jessi Barker Munsen
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 2:07 PM
“I am so sorry to hear of Sheila's passing. Hugs and prayers for her family. ”
- Sara Skipper (Ross)
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:20 AM
“Dear family, I am so sorry to hear of Sheila"s passing. She was a kind and loving lady and she will be missed dearly. Love, gentle hugs and prayers.”
- Jennie Ross-Mattox
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 9:24 PM
“Sending thoughts and prayers to Sheila's Family. & Friends. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever met! ”
- Dawn Green Fletcher
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 9:24 PM
“Sheila was such a great women. Visiting with her was always wonderful. She will be missed. ”
- Bri
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:37 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Sheila was kind, caring lady. She will be missed by many.”
- Joan Wimmer
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 10:59 AM
“Sorry for your loss. Sheila will be missed by many she touched. Prayers to all”
- Carolyn Loger
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:31 AM
“To Sheila’s Family and Friends
Sheila loved the Lord ✝️
She was a great witness of His love ❤️ and amazing grace 🙏🏻
Take care and God Bless ✝️”
- Randy Krukow
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:31 AM
“Dear Family,
I was so sorry to read about Sheila.. I have know her for years. I have not seen her for years either..
She was a very pleasant lady and never forgot my name no matter how long it had been since I had seen her.
Rest In Peace Sheila.. Love and prayers to all.

- Jackie Mann
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:30 AM
“What a special, kind woman Shiela was. Always a smile and Hi. Prayers for all.”
- Sharon Cameron
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:30 AM
“You have my deepest sympathy of your daughter, sister and friend to many!! Prayers for the family🙏🙏”
- Carol Campbell
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:28 PM
“Sou sorry to learn of Sheila's passing. She touched many lives. God bless.”
- Margaret Molitor
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