Irma K. Casstevens

MENDOTA – Irma K. Casstevens, 88, of Mendota, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at noon at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Mary Bohall officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the start of the service. Private burial will be held at a later date. 

Irma was born Jan. 13, 1935 in Germany to Michael and Rita (Degen) Seubert. She married Robert Casstevens on Sept. 1, 1955 in Germany.

She is survived by her husband Bob of Mendota; her daughter Joann (Kevin) Meisel of Mendota; her two sons, Steven (Petey) Casstevens of Elgin and Mike (Amy) Casstevens of Knoxville, Tenn.; her two brothers, Heinz (Erica) Seubert and Kurt Seubert, both of Germany; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister-in-law, Christa Seubert.

Irma worked at the Trouser Factory in Mendota and Westclox in LaSalle. Her passion in life was doing oil, watercolor and china painting.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at


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