Edwin A Casper

30 Jul 1922 - 15 Apr 2004

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Edwin A Casper

30 Jul 1922 - 15 Apr 2004
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Edwin Arthur Casper, 81, of Idaho Falls, died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Thursday, April 15, 2004. Edwin was born July 30, 1922 at Menan, a son of Alma Edwin Casper and Lucy Sellars Casper. He attended schools in Salt Lake City, Ogden, West Weber, and Menan graduating from Midway H

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Edwin A Casper

Married: 14 Nov 1940

Annis Little Butte Cemetery

3810 East Menan Lorenzo Highway
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho
United States

Robert Mortimer

October 12, 2011


October 11, 2011

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Edwin Arthur Casper Obituary

Contributor: Robert Mortimer Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Edwin Arthur Casper, 81, of Idaho Falls, died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Thursday, April 15, 2004. Edwin was born July 30, 1922 at Menan, a son of Alma Edwin Casper and Lucy Sellars Casper. He attended schools in Salt Lake City, Ogden, West Weber, and Menan graduating from Midway High School. He worked for Garrett Frieghtlines until he joined the Army in 1944. He married Vonda Schneiter November 14, 1940 in Idaho Falls. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple February 1, 1950. He farmed in Menan purchasing the family farm from his mother. Vonda preceded him in death and on May 1, 1995 he married Christina Youngstrom-Oswald in Menan. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as Secretary of the Mutual, Explorer Advisor, and Stake Missionary, 2nd Counselor in the Bishopric, Mutal Superintendent, Teachers advisor, Ward Clerk, Young Men’s President, Scouting Coordinator, Church Farm Manager, High Priest Group Leader and Ward Extraction coordinator. He enjoyed Square and Round Dancing, grandchildren, family and good weather. Survivors include: his wife Christina Casper of Idaho Falls, 2 daughters Marilyn Killian of Idaho Falls, Ann Marie (Bruce) Barnes of North Fork, Idaho, 1 step daughter, Sherill (Delbert) Newman of Ammon, Idaho; 3 sons: LaMar (LuDene) Casper of Gillette, Wyoming, Val (Sheryl) Casper of Driggs, and Richard Casper of Roberts, 4 step sons: Robert (Gena) Oswald of Lehi, Utah, Larry (Kianna) Oswald of Twin Falls, Danny (Yvette) Oswald of Preston, and Gary (Hydie) Oswald of Idaho Falls, 3 sisters: Lila Summers of Ucon, Louella Sassi of Phoenix, Arizona and Darlene Newbold of San Antonio, Texas, 43 grandchildren and 72 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Vonda, 1 daughter Lora Lee, 1 son Rex, 1 brother Douglas and 1 granddaughter Michelle. Services will be held Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in the Menan LDS Stake Center. The family will visit with friends on Monday at Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and on Tuesday at the Menan Stake Center from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Burial will be in the Annis Little Butte Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.

Life timeline of Edwin A Casper

Edwin A Casper was born on 30 Jul 1922
Edwin A Casper was 8 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Edwin A Casper was 22 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Edwin A Casper was 33 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Edwin A Casper was 41 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
Edwin A Casper was 50 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Edwin A Casper was 59 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Edwin A Casper was 72 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Edwin A Casper died on 15 Apr 2004 at the age of 81
Grave record for Edwin A Casper (30 Jul 1922 - 15 Apr 2004), BillionGraves Record 307065 Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States