|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1915|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2013|
Mary "Jake" Jessamine Cashen, 98, of Cedar Rapids, died on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at Mercy Hallmar, Cedar Rapids.
She is survived by her nieces, Pat Amspoker and family of Ft. Collins, Colorado and Shirley McGonigle and family of Clarion, Iowa.
Jake was born March 18, 1915, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Clay and Genevieve (Bantz) McGonigle. She graduated from St. John's High School in Independence. On October 20, 1938, she married Clifford Cashen in Dubuque, Iowa. She worked in sales for Fanny Farmer and in her husband's business, Bailey Boot Shop. Jake was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where she enjoyed the Catholic Daughters of America and St. Margaret's Circle. She will be remembered for her fine needlework and cardinal collection, extraordinary baking skills, and the delightful fudge that she and Clifford used to make. Jake was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Richard McGonigle.
Clifford Cashen (1914 - 1998)
Cedar Memorial Park
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Record added: Jan 19, 2014
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