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Irene Helen (Budzen) Cassada

December 23, 1929 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 89)

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Irene Helen (Budzen) Cassada passed away September 9, 2019, at Rose Arbor Hospice.

Irene was born December 23, 1929, at home in Detroit, Michigan.  She moved to Paw Paw, Michigan in December of 1945.  Irene graduated from Paw Paw High School in 1947 and then went to cosmetology school.  She worked for Audrey's Beauty Shop in Paw Paw.

Her father started Budzen Cement Products, where Irene became office manager and then co-owner.  She retired when the business was sold in 1994.

Irene was a very talented artist and generous with giving away her art.  She was a supportive mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen (Wegrzyn) Budzen.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Maria (Fiance, Eric Westbrook) Cassada; grandson Brandon Cassada; sister Christine (Jan) Terrill; niece Jill (Dave) Meyle, great niece and nephew Ashley Steffey and Nick Meyle; nephew Greg (Elizabeth) Terrill; great niece and nephews, Joseph, Grace and Cyrus Terrill; and former husband and friend Robert Cassada.

Visitation will be held September 28, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm with Memorial Service immediately following at Adams Funeral Home.  Luncheon to follow.  Rev. Tiffany McCafferty will be officiating.  Grave side service at 5:00 pm at St. Mary's Cemetery, Paw Paw, Michigan.

Memorial contributions may be made to ASPCA or Hospice.

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September 28, 2019

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Memorial Service
September 28, 2019

2:30 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079


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