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Garret Wayne Cass
September 19, 1938 – November 23, 2015
Garret Cass, age 77, died Monday, November 23, 2015 at his home following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 Monday morning, November 30, 2015 at the United Methodist Church, Anamosa with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Rev. Marty Schuhmacher will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 2 until 5 Sunday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa where Masonic Services will be held at 5:00.
Surviving are his wife Jan, two daughters, Michele (Eldon) Oberheu, Cedar Rapids, Marcia (Chad) Steffen, Tempe, AZ; four grandchildren, Samantha (Nick) Peiffer, and Dustin Oberheu, both of Cedar Rapids, Jacob and Abigail Steffen, Tempe, AZ, three sisters, Loretta Smith, Hopkinton, Lucille Barger, Daytona Beach, FL., Lois Ann (Delbert) Hansen, Cheyenne, WY., Jan’s family, Lois (Dave) Otto, Moses Lake, WA, Robert (Dawn Ziemer) Flannagan, Delhi, Scott Otto, Richland, WA. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter Kaitlyn Steffen.
Garret Wayne Cass was born September 19, 1938 at Iowa City, Iowa. He was the son of Floyd and Wilma (Williams) Cass. Garret graduated from the Monticello Community Schools in 1957. He was employed at the Standard Oil station in Anamosa, owned by John Dorothy.
Garret married Janice Flannagan on April 21, 1962 at the United Methodist Church, Anamosa. In the fall of 1964 Garret started working for Zimmerman Hall and later Wayne Hall Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge where he was actively employed until three weeks ago.
Garret was involved in the Anamosa Ambulance Service for the past forty years and worked as a part-time police officer for Anamosa, Monticello, Oxford Junction and Wyoming. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Anamosa Masonic Lodge for fifty years, where he has been the Secretary for forty-five years. He had also been active in the Anamosa Jaycees. To his friends and co-workers Garret was known as GMan.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, November 27, 2015


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