Dena Marie Wassell 65, of Springfield, died at 3:05 pm, Sunday, January 21, 2024 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. She was born February 27, 1958 in Springfield, to Dean and Barb Moser Sidener. She married Gary Wassell on April 15, 1978 and he survives. Also surviving are two sons, Garret Wassell of Taylorville and Eric (Willa Coleman) Wassell of Mascoutah; two grandchildren; Wyatt and Zuri; mother, Barb (Cecil) Kennedy; one sister, Cindy Sidener of Springfield and one brother, Rick Sidener of Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Dena was a cake decorator and was the owner of Sweet Cake Creations. She was a Television Sales Representative and Senior Account Representative.

Visitation: 5-7 pm, Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Thursday, January 25, 2024 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Brad Ferris officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

There will be continued fellowship immediately after the committal service at Masonic Lodge 1020 Rickard Road Springfield, IL 62704.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Dena Marie Wassell.

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