News and Tribune

September 7, 2013

Bernice Anamay Teresa Cecilia (Steier) Kasey, 85

— Funeral services for Bernice Anamay Teresa Cecilia (Steier) Kasey, 85, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Kraft Funeral Service’s Charlestown Road Chapel with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.  

The daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Macy) Steier, she was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Louisville. She was a former employee of Baptist Hospital East, but caring for and loving her family was her primary mission in life.  She was a member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany.  

Survivors include her children Cathy A. Lanning and husband Steve, Susan L. Combs and husband Clark, Fred L. Kasey III and wife Linda, Judith D. Lusk and husband Reid, Kimberly D. Thurman, Diana L. Volz and husband Gary and Keith D. Kasey and wife Tracy; sister Joan Riley; brother-in-law Cliff Milligan; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren with three on the way; and one great-great grandchild

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Fred L. Kasey, Jr.; and siblings, Carmel Milligan and Joseph and George Steier.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and after 10 a.m. Monday at Graceland Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to