Alice R. Cassaday-Davis

Alice R. (Kilburg) Cassaday-Davis, 95, of Bellevue, passed away Monday, July 8, 2024.  Funeral Services will be 11:30am, Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 10:00am – 11:30am prior to services at the funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. 

Alice was born August 4, 1928, in rural Bellevue, the daughter of Frank and Frances (Medinger) Kilburg.  She attended Jackson County Rural School and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Bellevue in 1945.  Alice was a certified nurse’s aide at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque until 1949.  She married Lavern Cassaday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Green Island, where they lived until moving to Miles in 1966.  Later they moved to Clinton in 1981 and retired to Bellevue in 1986.  Lavern passed away in 1989.  Alice married Richard Davis in 1993, he had two children, Debbie and Tom, and a grandchild, Matthew.  They lived in Maquoketa and spent winters in Mesa, Arizona.  Richard passed in 2005.  Alice moved back to Bellevue following his passing.

Alice was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Ex-Prisoners of War, Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary, retired Railroad and retired Federal Employees, and the Red Hat Society.

Alice loved her family most of all, often traveling by Amtrak on her visits.  She loved watching sports, watching her grandchildren, and relatives play whenever she could.  Alice had spirited conversations about politics with her children, loved Boston Bulldogs, and riding her 3-wheeled bicycle along the Riverfront until just recently.

Survivors include her children, Dr. Michael (Diane) Cassaday of Stone Lake, WI, Patrick (Deb) Cassaday of Shorewood, WI, Margaret “Peg” (Dennis) Jensen of Modesto, CA, Daniel (Franki) Cassaday of Foxfield, CO, Timothy (Dawn) Cassaday of Aurora, CO, and Christopher (Heidi) Cassaday of Overland Park, KS; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, David (Betty) Kilburg of Bellevue.

Alice was preceded in death by her husbands, siblings, Allen, Edward, Gerald, Marvin, Marcelene, Carolyn, and Mary Jane.

Memorials will be used for the Rotary Riverfront Park Project.

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