Lawrence “Larry” Alan Casper, 78, North Manchester, Indiana, passed away October 10, 2020 at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, Indiana. One of three children, Larry was born September 12, 1942 in Fulton County, Indiana, to the late Jacob E. and Wilma I. (Bryant) Casper.
After graduating from Fulton High School in 1960, Larry went to serve in the United States Army for four years. On Valentine’s Day in 1964 Larry married Sharon Kay Cormany and the two started their lives together in North Manchester, Indiana. During their fifty-six years, Larry worked twenty-seven years at Controls, North Manchester, Indiana. After leaving Controls, his worked for DePuy Synthes, Warsaw, Indiana, from 1988 until his retirement in 2007.
Larry greatly relished his time researching his families’ history and doing genealogy in his later years. Larry also liked fly fishing, bowling, and golfing, especially with his family. Larry’s pride and joy however, was always his family. He relished his time with each one of them and always looked forward to seeing and talking to them. His leadership and constant influence in his children’s’ lives made each one of them who they are today.
The loving memory of Lawrence “Larry” Alan Casper will be forever cherished by his wife, Sharon Casper, North Manchester; daughter, Kristi (Dan) Renz, North Manchester; sons, Mike (Kim) Casper, Rochester, Mark (Sage) Casper, North Manchester, Gary (Yvonne) Casper, East Troy, Wisconsin, and Adam (Angie) Casper, North Manchester; brother, Lyle (Denise) Casper, Effingham, Illinois; sister, Linda (Tom) Demorset, Boise, Idaho; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and cat, Simon. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may call Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with calling one-hour prior at McKee Mortuary. Pastor David Cox will officiate. Burial will be at Beach Grove Cemetery, Huntington County, Indiana.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Larry Casper, memorial contributions may be made to Riley’s Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202.
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Riley's Children's Foundation
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis IN 46202