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Michael W. Kaasch

June 26, 1959 — September 27, 2021

Michael W. Kaasch, 62, of Schuyler, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk.

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Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021 at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Schuyler, with Fr. Gerry Gonderinger officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Svoboda Funeral Home-905 A St. Visitation will resume from 9:30 until 10:30 at the church Friday. Interment with military honors will be in the Schuyler Cemetery with lunch following in the St. Augustine's Social Hall. Svoboda Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family.

Michael William Kaasch was born on June 26, 1959 in Grand Island to Michael John and Patricia (Bruckner) Kaasch. In 1970 the Kaasch family moved to Columbus, Nebraska where Michael studied in the Columbus school system. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and upon his honorable discharge he worked various jobs in Columbus area. In 1988 he found his calling as a CNA and worked in the Schuyler area. In 1984, Michael married Kathy Densmore-King in Columbus.

Michael loved his family more than anything and always looked forward to spending time with his children and grandchildren. After he found his calling as a CNA, Michael loved the relationships he built with residents of the Schuyler area nursing facilities. He enjoyed spending time at home watching action movies with Kathy, and loved cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Green Bay Packers.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years Kathy of Schuyler, children: Chris Densmore of Iowa City, IA; Tonya Densmore of Schuyler; Michael (Gloria) Kaasch of Schuyler; grandchildren: Alicia Guico; Nathasha (Isaac) Guico and their son Elijah; Izaiah Densmore; David, Michael, and Aleks Kaasch; Taylor Wilke; step-father Ron Graus of Columbus; siblings: John (Susan) Kaasch of Georgia; Pat (Julie) Kaasch of Columbus; Christina Heins of Norfolk; Mike Graus of Georgia; Sam Graus of South Carolina; and Sarah Graus of Linwood, NE; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Michael is preceded in death by his father Michael John Kaasch, mother Patricia Graus; son Nicholas Densmore; infant sister Cathryn Kaasch, as well as his maternal and paternal grandparents.
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Visitation

Thursday, September 30, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Svoboda Funeral Home - South Chapel

905 A Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Additional Viewing

Friday, October 1, 2021

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Augustine's Catholic Church

619 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, October 1, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Augustine's Catholic Church

619 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Burial

Friday, October 1, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Schuyler Cemetery

, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Funeral Lunch

Friday, October 1, 2021

Starts at 12:15 pm (Central time)

St. Augustine's Social hall

604 Chicago Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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