He was born May 19, 1943 to James and Mary (Bouska) Kasper, who preceded him death. He grew up in Wilson, Kansas, graduated from Fort Hays State University and lived for over 20 years in Hays, Kansas. He lived his last several years in Olathe, Kansas.
Jim married Virginia L. Kasper (Waldschmidt) on April 19, 1969. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia, son Brian, daughter-in-law Rose (wife of Brian), daughter Brenda, son-in-law Patrick Vento (husband of Brenda) and his grandson Jacob Vento, age 4.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Olathe. He was also preceded in death by his beloved brother, David Kasper.
The memorial mass is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wilson, Kansas. Inurnment to follow the service.