James Arthur Casselberry, Local Businessman, Dies at 85

Casselberry, who was born and lived in Lake Forest, ran James Casselberry and Son.

The following obituary is from Wenban Funeral Home.

James Arthur Casselberry, Sr. October 16, 1927 – January 25, 2013.

Jim passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 85.

Jim was born in Lake Forest, IL and spent most of his life in his beloved home town. He ran his business, James Casselberry and Son, Ltd. until he retired in 2006.

Jim is survived by his wife Mary of 60 years, three children, Jeane’ Casselberry Stewart, MD (Carlyle), Robin Casselberry Brooks, and James Jr. (Allison), five grandchildren, Nara Eng (Ryan), Laura N. Casselberry, Naeemah I. Stewart, James A. Casselberry, III, and Carlyle F. Stewart, IV., and his brother, Edward B. Casselberry (Shelia) and his sister, Shelley Casselberry Harris (Phil).

Wake will be at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Ave., Lake Forest, IL on Thursday, January 31 from 5 to 8 pm. Funeral Services will be Friday, February 1, at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, 700 N. Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest. The viewing will begin at 10 am and service at 11 am. Interment at Lake Forest Cemetery.

Info. Wenban Funeral Home www.wenbanfh.com or (847) 234-0022. 


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