James Cassens

February 23, 1971 - August 23, 2020


James Cassens, age 49 of Algona, passed away Aug. 23, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Algona with the Rev. Cynthia Finn and Danny Winkowitsch officiating. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery in Humboldt. Visitation will be held Friday, Sept.11, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. 

James Paul Cassens, the son of Ronald S. and Elsie L. (Baker) Cassens, was born Feb. 23, 1971, in Rock Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1989. On July 25, 1998, James was united in marriage with Lisa E. Stephens at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. He had worked and co-owned R & J Material and Handling in Fort Dodge. James enjoyed working in his yard, riding his motorcycle and picking on his girls. 

Left to cherish James’s memory is his wife of 22 years, Lisa; daughters, MacKenzie Leah Cassens of Des Moines and Morganne Paige Cassens of Algona; two brothers, Dave (Tracy) Cassens of Manson and Robert (Cha) Cassens of Henderson, Nev.; a niece, Taryn (Nate) Myer; and a great-niece and nephew, Quin and Kora Myer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald and Elsie Cassens; and grandparents, Fred and Klazina Cassens and Steve and Francis Baker. 

The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com.



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