Stayton – Charles,
51 died Saturday, January 25 in Salem. He was born in Roseburg
and lived in Oregon for many years. Charles served in the US
Army as an EMT, serving in Germany, Korea, Hawaii and New
Zealand. He lived in Montana for about 15 years. Charles
worked as night manager at a plywood mill for 5 years. He
enjoyed fishing and hunting and was an avid sports fan.
Charles attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Aumsville.
He is survived by
his children: Jason Kaaihue of Columbia Falls, MT, Charles
Kassner Jr. of Columbia Falls, MT, Michael Kassner of
Calispell, MT, Erika Kassner of Califspell, MT, and Maryann
Kassner of Stayton; mother: Mary Kassner of Stayton; brother:
Larry Kassner Jr. of Stayton; sisters: Cynthia Nielsen of
Snohomish, WA, Lisa Kassner of Stayton and Tina Kaaihue of
Stayton; and 5 grandchildren. Charles was preceded in death by
his son, James Montgomery and father, Larry Kassner Sr.
A memorial service
will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the
Church of God of Prophecy in Aumsville. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.