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2.1.19 Issue

Frederick “Fritz” S. Cassman pased away on Jan. 20 in Omaha. Services were held Jan. 27 at Temple Israel and were officiated by Rabbi Brian Stoller.

He was preceded in death by his parents Celia and Irving Cassman and sister Claire Krasnow.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Molline; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Sandy Friedman of Omaha, son, Joel Cassman of Arlington, VA, and son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Kym Cassman of Spokane, WA; grandchildren: Andrea Friedman of New York City; Dusty and Candice Friedman, Noriko Cassman of Utrecht, Netherlands, Sarah Cassman of Wichita, KS, Eva Cassman of Vienna, VA and Terra Miller-Cassman of Boise, ID; great-granddaughter, Frankie of Omaha; and step-grandson, Larson Sonderman of Seattle, WA.

Fritz graduated from the University of Illinois in 1947 where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1949, and he practiced at the law firm of Abrahams Kaslow and Cassman for over 65 years. His civic service included serving as a 10-year member of the Omaha Airport Authority and on the board of Nebraska Appleseed. He was a past-president of ADL Nebraska and a member of the board of Temple Israel.

Memorials may be made to the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home, Temple Israel and Nebraska Appleseed.