Marian M. DuCasse


Marian M. DuCasse, 95, of Chicago, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2022.  She was born August 14, 1927 in Stevens Point Wisconsin to Josef and Lucia Kalina.  On June 13, 1954 she married Raymond A. DuCasse, the love of her life, who preceded her in death in 2016.  Loving mother of Marc, Richard (John Wahlund), Aimee (Michael) Newell, Raymond Jr and Andrea Newman.  Proud grandmother of seven and great grandmother of four, also many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly.  Marian was preceded in death by her siblings Jerome, John, George, Joseph Jr, Lucille Andrich, Robert, Albert and Richard.  Marian’s children remember her devotion to their education and providing of encouragement and opportunities for their involvement in sports, music and the arts, along with fun-filled vacations around the Midwest and beyond.  Marian was a lifelong volunteer for the Catholic Church, first at Immaculate Heart of Mary parish and later at St Pascal.  Her generosity throughout life benefited countless people.  She dedicated decades of volunteer service to the Girl Scouts as a leader and trainer, plus many other church and community organizations. Visitation Friday from 10:00 AM until Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM at St. Pascal Church (Irving Park & Melvina). Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to:  Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Arrangements entrusted to Gibbons Family Funeral Home. For info 773-777-3944 or

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2 thoughts on “Marian M. DuCasse”

  1. My heart goes out to the DuCasse family!
    Your mother was a very, kind and sweet woman who left an impression on many .
    May the fond memories of her stay in your heart!! May God bring you comfort and Peace
    Carol Fallon

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