Richard Charles LaCasper, age 84, of 26.5 Lane, in Brampton passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at the St. Francis Hospital.
Richard was born August 7, 1922 in Detroit and graduated from Dearborn High School. Following graduation he served his country proudly in the U.S. Army with the military policeman in Japan during World War II. A few years after returning from the war, Richard married the love of his life, Minnie Moore, on February 25, 1949 in Angola, Indiana. Richard and Minnie enjoyed many wonderful years together. They spent a few years living in the Detroit area before moving to Hartford, MI in 1957, then Gulliver, MI in 1965, where they lived for over 20 years and the finally settling in the Gladstone area.. Richard was a member of the Gladstone V.F.W. and enjoyed traveling, doing things around the house, talking and telling stories and was an avid reader.
Including his wife Minnie, Richard is survived by:
His daughter: Diana (Jon) LeVasseur of Evanston, Wyoming
A brother: Edward LaCasper
2 Sisters: Betty Jean Cadegan
Joan Eben of Daytona Beach, Florida
Numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial Services for Richard will be Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 3:00 PM at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Gladstone with Rev. Ellen Jensen officiating. Refreshments will be served immediately following the services at the church. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. The LaCasper family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral home in Gladstone.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Minnie, Diana and family in your time of sorrow.
Joan and Pete Eiben
Daytona Beach, FL
Minnie & Family. We are so sorry to hear about the lost of your husband. He was a very well like man. With all of our love and prayers to you and your family. Love
Pete McGahan and Family
We were so sorry to hear of the death of your loved one. We enjoyed you both when you came to Sun City and stayed in Margarets place. Richard had a great sense of humor and he liked everyone and I don’t think he meet a stranger.He will be missed by manny.
Norm and Lois Mcgahan
Sun City, AZ
Dear Minnie and Family
You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go thru this difficult time , praying God will comfort you.
We always enjoyed the times we had with Richard and you, Minnie, what ever we were doing: playing card games,swapmeet shopping, and always ‘eating out’.
Ila & Fran
Sun City, AZ
Sorry to hear of Richard’s passing, but I know he’s in a better place that’s free from pain and suffering. I always considered Richard my daughter’s adopted grandfather because she didn’t have any, and you both treated her like a grandchild. I’ll never forget all the things you both did for me and Vicki when we lived in Brampton.