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Robert Edward Kassing

November 27, 1937 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Robert Edward Kassing passed away on February 7, 2024, while living in retirement in Naples, Florida.

Born on November, 27, 1937, in St Louis, Missouri, to William Edward Kassing and Hilda Catherine Kunz, he graduated from Southwest High School and attended United Church of Christ. After completing his bachelor degree from Murray State in Kentucky, he was drafted in the US Army where he served stateside using his business skills.

Bob accepted a position as cashier of First National Bank in East St Louis rising to president before retiring in 1993. During that time, he completed banking school at LSU. He was known for his kindness, generosity, commitment to a disciplined work ethic and family. He enjoyed golf and his membership at St Clair Country Club as well as a competitive game of cards.

He is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Janet, nee Kaufman, his parents, and brother William (Marvell) Kassing. He leaves his step sons Jim and Joe Bachmann, niece Cindy (Mark) Melvin, step grandchildren Maggie (Kai) Schepers, Jennifer and Brian Bachmann, great nephew, Billy (Abby) Melvin, great niece Catherine (David) Thomas, great, great grandson, Liam and great, great nephew Tripp.


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