Shelli Kasin

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Shelli Kasin, 64, of Buffalo, ND, passed away peacefully on April 15 at Rosewood on Broadway. Shelli was born on December 3, 1955 in Fergus Falls, MN to Russ and Lois Kennedy. She graduated from high school in Breckenridge, MN in 1974 and later attended NDSSS. She married Charles Kasin in 1992 and made their home in Buffalo, ND. Shelli had many careers over her life to include bookkeeping, floral design, welding, bus driving and also dispatching the Fargo metro bus. She spent time being active in Special Olympics and was also a past president of the North Dakota National Guard Enlisted Association Auxiliary. Shelli is survived by her husband Charles, her parents, Russ and Lois Kennedy of Perham, MN. Daughters Stephanie Beling of Fargo, and Joani (Rob) Thomas of Fargo. Sister Deb (Bob Nietzel) Kennedy, of Aurora, IL and brother Randy (Pat) Kennedy of Perham, MN. Stepchildren Carmen (Jon) Halverson of Des Plaines, IL, David Kasin of Seoul, South Korea, and Jennifer (Damon) Gooden of West Fargo as well as nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Erin Beling and by a grandson, David Kasin Jr. A private service will be held at a later date.

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  1. Chuck and Shelly’s family, My deepest sympathy in your loss. I did her hair at Good Sam in Arthur and Rosewood. Always enjoyed our visits. Treasure the memories and the time you had her. God Bless

  2. It was great to consider Shelli as a friend. She was an awesome supporter of the North Dakota Enlisted Association Soldiers and Airmen. Our prayers go to her family.

  3. We send our deepest sympathies to you Chuck and your family. We know it’s been hard on all of you. May the Lord Bless and comfort you. We know that Shelly is with the Lord now and is whole again. You are in our prayers.

  4. So many fabulous memories of life shared with Shelli especially St Mary’s and slumber parties. You will be sadly missed but I cherish the memories of day’s gone by. Rest in the Lord my friend.

  5. Chuck, my sincere condolences on the loss of your wife. I pray you are comforted during this time of sorrow. Stay strong my friend!

  6. Chuck and Family,
    Joyce and I wish to share our condolences on the loss of your wife and Mother. She left this world a better place, but left to early. Rest in Peace Shelli!

  7. Hi Chuck,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Shelli was a great advocate for our National Auxiliary. I also remember her at State conferences when I was an Area V Director. She will be remembered for her Area V T-shirts she made!

    She is at peace now.

    Carol and Chuck Benda

  8. It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen Shelly, but the Memories will last forever. She was the most fun. Always smiling. She will be smiling in Heaven down on all of her family. She will be so missed.

  9. I haven’t seen Shelly in a very long time, but the memories will last forever. She was always so much fun. Always smiling. Well now Shelly will be smiling down on her family and friends. She will be so missed.

  10. Chuck,
    I couldn’t be more sad to hear of Shelli’s passing. Our prayers and best wishes are with you.

    Dave & Sally Harmon

  11. My condolences to your family! I lived across the street from Shelli and went to school in Breck with her. She was always so fashionable with her gogo boots and hip huggers. We had lots of fun growing up together. Rest In Peace old friend!

  12. So sorry for your loss. Shelli was a St Mary’s classmate and I have good memories of her. I’m sure she will be missed by family and friends. God bless you and you grieve her loss.

  13. Shelli was a good friend to me during high school. She was always kind, gracious and a good friend. I am very sad for her loss and I know your hearts are broken. My prayers are with all of you. God’s Peace.

  14. It was sad to learn that Shelli has passed away. I have good memories from our senior year in Breckenridge, she was always friendly and in good spirits. My deepest sympathies and condolences to her family (Ole, AFS from Norway)

  15. Our Deepest Sympathy to the Kasin and Kennedy Families. From Breckenridge to West McDonald Lake there will be another star shining down from the heavens. Take comfort in happy memories.

  16. I’m so sorry my friend Chuck. I know you both loved each other deaply. I’ll be praying for you.

  17. Prayers for you and your family. I know you were an awesome husband and took great care of Shelli whole she was Ill. Shelli was a sweet lady as she was active in the auxiliary when I was President. She was very creative and fun . Thanks for always supporting her as side by side partners.

  18. It was a pleasure getting to know Shelli when she was at Maryhill Manor.
    My deepest sympathy.
    Karen Steidl

  19. I was so sorry to hear of Shelli’s passing. It has been a true honor for me to be one of her angels. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers! I hope the wonderful memories you have of her, helps you during this difficult time. God Bless you all!

  20. Sympathies to all of Shelly’s family. Shelly was a classmate at St. Mary’s and Breckenridge High School. She was a fun person to be with. So sorry for your loss.

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