Obituary of Joanne Kasper
Joanne M. Kasper,
Age 81, of Unity, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Friday, May 25, 2018 at House of The Dove in Marshfield.
Her memorial service will be held at 11AM on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity with Rev. Amy Heinz officiating. Committal services will follow in Colby Memorial Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather on Thursday at the church in Unity from 9AM until time of services. The honor of pallbearer will belong to Travis, Troy and Tyler Hardrath, Kirstin Bernard, Christopher and Clint Gosse.
Joanne was born March 1, 1937 in the Town of Green Grove, the daughter of Orland and Irene (Duvall) Scheer. She was united in marriage to her best friend Kenneth Kasper on May 29, 1954 in Spencer. Besides being a dedicated wife and mother, Joanne had been employed in door manufacturing at Weyerhaeuser in Marshfield for over 32 years retiring in 1999.
Her hobbies included traveling to spur of the moment destinations with her husband Ken, wintering 18 times in Texas, cooking and baking delicious food for her family and friends.
She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity, a past member of the Unity Community Lions Club and volunteered at the original House of The Dove on Western Street in Marshfield.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years Kenneth Kasper of Unity, two daughters: Cindy Hardrath of Unity, Luanne (Bill) Gosse of Marshfield; her grandchildren: Travis, Troy, Tyler, Spring, Lucas, Kirstin, Christopher and Clint; her great grandchildren: Jordan, Kyler, Ryan, Cadyn, Zoreyna, Sabrina, Gabrielle, Ryouga, Noah, Jasmine, Westley, Olivia, Mae Lynn, Elijah and Bailey; her sister Sheryl Hamilton along with many other relatives and dear friends.
Joanne was preceded in death by her parents, her son Lyle, her grandson Trent, her great granddaughter Ella Kate and a brother Wayne.
In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting memorials in Joanne’s name to either Trinity Food Pantry or to The House of The Dove.
Arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Visit wwwe.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences.
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