Kassie grew up in Hershey, NE, graduating from Hershey Public Schools. Upon graduating from college in Lincoln, Kassie and her husband Matt moved back to Elsie, NE, where they currently reside. Together they own Pelster Ag in Wallace, where Matt is a seed corn salesman for Pioneer Seeds, and also run a few head of cattle. They have 2 children, son Blake, and daughter Denay. Kassie has been involved in the insurance industry off and on since 1993. She obtained her Property & Casualty license in 2005 and Life & Health and Crop in 2006. Kassie was hired by AmFirst Insurance Services in 2006, which was later purchased by The Pinnacle Agency in 2017.
Kassie enjoys following her kids in their numerous activities, spending time with family, helping out in the community, golfing, riding horses, going to the lake, or just about any activity that involves with being outside.