Craig A. Kassabaum
Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel
208 S Mccoy
Granville, IL
Craig A. Kassabaum

Born: April 15, 1944; Spring Valley

Died: April 27, 2021; Bellevue

BELLEVUE – Craig Anthony Kassabaum, 77, of Bellevue, IL, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his residence.

There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Granville with military honors. Fr. Patrick DeMeulemeester will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Arrangements are pending with Dysart - Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville.

Craig was born on April 15, 1944 in Spring Valley to Charles H. and Marilyn Irene (Kunkel) Kassabaum.

He graduated from Hopkins High School and served in the United States Air Force as an instrumentation mechanic at Holloman Air Force Base. Craig worked at Keystone Steel and Wire. He enjoyed reading, genealogy and gardening.

Survivors include two sons, Charles (Lisa) Kassabaum of Danvers, IL and Christopher (Cindy) (Kassabaum) Shefts of Mokena, IL; one daughter, Angela (Troy) Gorbett of Georgia, two brothers, Kurt Kassabaum of Granville, IL and Blane (Mellisa) Kassabaum of Granville, IL; three sisters Sherry (Ralph) Hastings of Texas, Patti (David) Shimmin of Bloomington, IL and Carole (Ernie) Terando of Granville, IL. Also surviving are seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Mark Kassabaum, Gary Kassabaum and Bart Kassabaum.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Online condolences may be made to his family at

Published by Putnam County Record on May 12, 2021.
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Graveside service
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
Granville, IL
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My condolences to Craig's entire family.
Kent Zellers
May 7, 2021
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