Rosia Irene Casper, 93, of Chanute, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at her home in rural Chanute.
Rosia was born in Neodesha on Oct. 1, 1919, the daughter of John W. and Pearl Eisenbrandt Keim. She graduated from Fredonia High School in 1937 and received an Associate’s Degree from Chanute Junior College.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth Casper on June 14, 1958 in Chanute. He preceded her in death on March 24, 1993.
Rosia worked as a teller for the Bank of Commerce, retiring as head teller and vice president after 42 years of service.
She is survived by two stepsons, Jeff Casper and his wife, Kay, and Mike Casper and his wife, Peggy, all of Chanute; nieces, Sandra Nelson and her husband, Walter, of Independence, Beverly Young and her husband, Leslie, of Sioux Falls, S.D., Linda McLesky and her husband, Mike, of Alamogordo, N.M., and Laura Kimble and her husband, Randy, of Cave Creek, Ariz.; a nephew, Danny Hoobler of Independence; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five great nieces; four great-nephews and several great-great-nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Kenneth; a son Phillip Casper; two sisters, Mary Booe and Alice Jean; two brothers, Henry and Clifford; and a nephew John Keim.
Funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials in her name may be made to Castaways Animal Shelter and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com