Howard Kasheimer, 74

Howard “Casey” Kasheimer, age 74, of Backus, formerly of Watertown, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Essentia-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

He was born July 21, 1943, in Rockford, to Vincent and Eleanor (Learson) Kasheimer.

Casey leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of 40 years, Joanne; two sons, Howard Jr. (Nancy), and James (Gabriele); daughter, Sheila (fiancé, Dan Nolan); a brother, Patrick (Kathy); eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and many good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Elmer; and two grandchildren, Amanda and Tyler.

Memorial services are not planned at this time. A gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are with the Kline Funeral Home in Pine River, MN.

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