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Cecile M. Cassell

Cecile M. Cassell

April 23, 1912 - Nov. 8, 2008

GLENWOOD -- Cecile Margaurite Cassell, 96, of Glenwood, died Saturday at the Good Samaritan Society Lakeview in Glenwood.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Society Lakeview. Inurnment will be in the Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

She was born April 23, 1912, in Lake City to Henry and Sophie (Pruter) Dankers. Her family moved to Glenwood when she was a year old, and she grew up there. She graduated from Glenwood High School in 1930. She worked for Land O' Lakes Creamery in Glenwood and sold tickets at the Lakeside Ballroom.

She married Daniel Cassell on May 10, 1936, in Detroit. They lived in New York City for 20 years while she worked for World Broadcasting System ZIV-TV and was manager of station relations. They retired and moved back to Glenwood in 1967. She entered Lakeview Care Center in March of 2001.

She is survived by one sister: Lucile Riley of Glenwood; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and five sisters.