Aaron D. Cass

Aaron D. Cass

June 9, 1973 – March 29, 2019

Aaron Douglas Cass, 45, died on March 29, 2019 in Omaha, NE. He was born on June 9, 1973 in Lincoln, NE. Survived by wife, Colleen (Heavican) Cass; children, Connor and Caitlin; parents, Theresa and Douglas Cass; grandfather, Paul Dougherty; sisters and their spouses: Aimee and Dan Steffes, Megan and Jimmy Morris, Rebekah and Skip Yoder, Hannah and Drew Hinkle, Elisabeth and Jacob Mosher, Susanna and Mohsen Dadashi; mother of his children, Melissa Cass; loving in-laws: Ed and Mary Heavican, Jennifer Behring (Steven), Ed Heavican (Kristi), and James Heavican (Kelly); 35 nieces and nephews; extended family, and many friends around the world.

Aaron was a devoted father to Connor and Caitlin. He and Connor shared a love for tools and new inventions. Aaron loved encouraging Caitlin’s artistic aspirations and proudly displayed her creations. Married in 2018, Aaron and Colleen shared so much joy and many dreams for their future. Together, they enjoyed discovering new local restaurants, going to the farmers market and cooking. Family was very important to Aaron. Aaron looked forward to Friday Movie Nights and Donut Sundays with Connor, Caitlin and Colleen. He cherished his time spent at annual spring and fall bonfires in Missouri with his parents, sisters, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Working his way up from carpenter to production manager, Aaron traveled the globe on several worldwide music tours. A born entrepreneur, he founded ACASS-SYSTEMS and pioneered designs that advanced the touring industry in many ways. Aaron was an artist, designer, engineer and visionary.

An accomplished traveler, his favorite destinations included South America and Greece, but he was happiest when home with his family. Aaron enjoyed grilling giant cuts of meat, eating lunch at The Blatt, listening to music and reading anything and everything. Aaron will be most fondly remembered for his creative and caring soul.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 5th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel.  SERVICES: Saturday, April 6th at 11am at the West Center Chapel.  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Saturday, 2:30pm, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Gretna.  Memorials will be directed by the family.



  • Manda Clark-Moore Posted April 3, 2019 1:43 pm

    I am praying for all the family in this time of need. Aaron was a very special childhood friend.

  • Monty Rains Posted April 5, 2019 5:36 am

    Aaron was a bright, creative man who loved his family. I am so sorry for your loss and our family have been keeping you in our prayers. May the Peace of God shower you with His love.

  • Kenny A Posted April 5, 2019 7:11 am

    You will be truly missed my friend. Coming to Omaha every fall will now have a empty feeling. Rest In Peace my friend.

  • Lorraine R Posted April 8, 2019 7:31 pm

    Although I never met Aaron, I know his parents well and grieve for them and the tremendous loss of their dear son whom they loved so very much!! Along with so many family and friends, I extend my deepest condolences and will continue to lift the Cass family up to HIM as they walk through this deep valley of sorrow.

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