Robert J. Casper
Robert J. Casper, age 89, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2020. He is survived by Jean, his beloved wife of 58 years; cherished children, the late Robert J. Casper, Jr. (Paige), Todd Casper (Amy), and Carolyn Maiste (Tim); 8 treasured grandchildren, Hope, Cole, Reed, Melissa, Tim, Luke, Alexa (Tom) and Laura; dearest sister, the late Claire Atkinson; nieces Vicki Palgutt (Bill) and Jill Boyd (David); nephew Tom Atkinson (Ann); grandnieces Jennifer, Nicole and Kelly; and grandnephews Ryan, Stephen and Correy. Bob was preceded in death by his father John Casper and mother Clara Scheldberger.

Bob was born in Highland Park, IL, attended Highland Park High School and graduated from the University of Illinois, where he was a member of Lamda Chi Alpha. He served in the US Army for 2 years, moved to California and joined Equitable Life Insurance. He married his high school sweetheart Jean Howard and raised a family of 3, moving 7 times in his career with Equitable. Bob had a generous heart, was a gentle man and gave his friendship and best to family, friends and even strangers. Bob's warm charming spirit commanded a room. Bob nourished his soul through music. He sang beautifully, played the piano, and composed many songs. Bob enjoyed practicing real estate, gardening and was active in church as a Deacon, Elder, Stephen Minister and member of the choir.

Visitation Saturday, February 1st at 10am with a memorial service at 11am, Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville, IL. Memorials may be made to the Knox Presbyterian Church (PDF) or a charity of your choice. For more information, call 866-912-9822 or visit carememorialcremation.com

Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 19, 2020.
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Feb
1
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Knox Presbyterian Church
1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville, IL
Feb
1
Memorial service
11:00a.m.
Knox Presbyterian Church
1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville, IL
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A wonderful man. While I have not seen Bob in many a year my memories will always be close. Gods Blessings for him and his extended family
Joel Linderoth
Family
March 12, 2020
Dear Jean and family,
Oh, the memories! What a joy it was to be a part of your lives those years when the kids were young. What a sweetheart we have lost.
Ray and Sandy
February 1, 2020
Carolyn Jurincic
January 29, 2020
Dear Casper Family, We send our love to you all and our deepest condolences for your loss.
Steve & Nell Kruse
Family
January 26, 2020
Todd, I happened to be reading the Tribune and saw your fathers obituary. Very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. Hope you are dong well.

Pat Dunne
Patrick Dunne
January 22, 2020
Todd, I happened to be reading the Tribune and saw your father's obituary. Very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

Pat Dunne
Patrick Dunne
January 22, 2020
Todd, Amy and family, so very sorry to hear of the loss of you Dad and Grandpa. Keeping you in our thoughts and hearts during this difficult time. Hugs, Kelly and Tony Wygonski
Kelly Wygonski
Friend
January 19, 2020
Wishing well of you and your family in this time of loss.
January 19, 2020
Sending condolences to Bob's family and to all who loved him. I fondly remember Bob as a friendly gentleman with a fun sense of humor. He will be missed.
Bonnie Olson
January 15, 2020
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