‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift


St. Mary's Catholic Church
Saturday August 10th, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

View Details

Funeral Service

Trinity Lutheran Church of Nokomis
Saturday August 10th, 2019

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Juanita's visitation.

Juanita Fern Cassidy

Juanita Fern Cassidy, 88 of Keysport, IL formerly of Nokomis, IL passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 11:30 p.m. at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. She was born on December 15, 1930 in Hillsboro, IL the daughter of Drexel and Romelta “Becky” (Beckmeier) Neisler. She married James Leo Cassidy on November 15, 1947 in Mayfield, KY and he preceded her in death on January 7, 2019. Juanita worked as a Farmwife and a CNA for 30 years at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Taylorville. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nokomis, IL, LWML at Messiah Lutheran Church and Royal Neighbors.

Surviving are her Son: James Brad Cassidy of Nokomis, IL; Grandchildren: Jacqueline Sue Garvey (husband Mark) of Columbia, MO and Jason Leo Cassidy of St. Louis, MO; Great-Grandchildren: August Leo Garvey of Columbia, MO and Autumn Patricia Garvey also of Columbia, MO; Nieces and Nephews: Craig Cassidy, Karen (husband Ivan) Benning, Carol (husband Jim) Hempen and Cathy (husband Dave) Vincent, Becky Neisler and Drexel Neisler. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother: Myron Neisler and sister: Barb Caulk.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nokomis, IL. Funeral Service will follow the visitation starting at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nokomis with Pastor Bert Eickhoff officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery in rural Nokomis, IL.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church 204 N. Pine St. Nokomis, IL 62075 or LWML at Messiah Lutheran Church 1091 13th St, Carlyle, IL 62231.

Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Juanita Cassidy, please visit our flower store.


Brad, just saw this today. What a beautiful picture of your mom and exactly how I remembered her. So sorry to hear of her passing.

Wendy Rodden Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

Brad your mother was a beautiful person working with her on 3rd floor was some ofthe best years of my nursing career she is now with her beloved Jim.

Penny Shehadeh Aug 10 2019 12:00 AM

Brad, Jackie, Jason and families:
So very sorry to hear about "Macker". She was such a special lady and always welcomed me into your home. May God hold her in the palm of His hand and comfort you all!
Cathy O'Hern Crain

Cathy O'Hern Aug 9 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Juanita Cassidy

Nelson & Karen Aumann Aug 9 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Juanita Cassidy

Dennis & Sue Aumann Aug 8 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Juanitas passing. She was a dedicated worker at St Vincents Hospital for years...she will be missed.

Barry Halford Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Allison Gates on August 7, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Juanita Cassidy

carol kohler Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

Such fond memories of one of the nicest people we have known. Our heartfelt sympathies are with you, Brad, and your family. God bless.

Jim and Janice Lynch Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

Brad , so sorry to hear about your moms passing . You and your whole family are in my thoughts and prayers . She was a very hard worker giving her patients at St. Vincents the very best of care .

Nancy Sergent Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM