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Fred Kassabaum

October 28, 1932 — March 13, 2023

Fred Kassabaum

Frederick “Fred” Kassabaum age, 90 of Bonne Terre, passed away Monday, March 13, 2023, at St. Joe Manor. He was born Monday, October 28, 1932, in Doe Run, to the late Henry and Nellie (Hollinger) Kassabaum.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his daughter in-law Lisa (Guinn) Kassabaum; four siblings, Rosie Karsh, Fern Kassabaum, Vyman  Kassabaum and Minnie Kassabaum; special nephew Roy Lynn Hahn, that he knew like a little brother.

Fred proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired after working 38 years from McDonnell Douglas, where he was a Flight line Inspector. During his life he enjoyed sprint cars, boating, fishing, riding four wheelers, and being a jokester. Fred was a grizzly bear but had a heart of a teddy bear. He enjoyed people and socializing; he was well known in the community. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Fred is survived by his son Jerry Kassabaum; four grandchildren, April Mason, Kerry Kassabaum, Kyle Perry and wife Kylie and Kristen Maddox; eight great- grandchildren, Camille, Denny, Kloey, Kayden, Kynlee, Brendan, Karson and Emersyn. A special Nephew Carl Lee Hahn, along with many other nieces, nephews and cousins that survive.

Memorial visitation will be held at C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre, Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 3:30 P.M until service of time of 5:00 P.M. with Pastor John Hardin officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Doe Run Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. View obituary and share condolences online at www.www.czboyer.com

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