Jack LaMarr Casparis

Class of 1945

1945 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Jack L. Casparis

- son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lambert Casparis, 718 Noble street, will be graduated at 17 when he receives his diploma this spring.

A native of Perry, where he was born December 23, 1927, Jack attended school at Sumner, Mount Home, Ark., Dennison, Texas, Athens, Texas, Ponca City, and Crestview, Fla., before attaining his senior year. He is a member of DeMolay and Teen Town, and also has been active in FFA work.

Jack played football and basketball in Florida. He expects to work in a defense plant after graduation, after which he wants to join the merchant marine. After the war this student would like to take up ranching or geology.

Jack LaMarr Casparis

December 23, 1927 – August 31, 2010

Jack L. Casparis, 82, of Morrison, Oklahoma was born to J. Lambert and Mary M. Shea Casparis. He was born December 23, 1927 in Perry, Oklahoma and died Tuesday, August 31, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

He attended school in Perry and graduated from Perry High School in 1945. He then joined the United States Air Force in 1945. He served his country for three years and was honorably discharged in 1948.

Jack married Josephine M. Craig on March 27, 1951 in Perry, Oklahoma. They were blessed with two children. She preceded him in death on January 11, 2002. He was a member of the Morrison Christian Church.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2010 at the Morrison Christian Church. Pastor Roy Fleshman will officiate. Services are under the direction of BrownDugger Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday and Saturday, September 3 and 4, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Morrison Christian Church in care of BrownDugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077.

Jack is survived by his son, Jeff Casparis of Coweta, Oklahoma daughter, Jan Thomas and her husband, Stanley, of Morrison, Oklahoma four grandchildren, Brian Burton and his wife, Susanne, of Boomer, North Carolina, Brandy Burton of Morrison, Oklahoma, Shea Lynn Burton Kennedy of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Eran Dalene Farrow of Bristow, Oklahoma eight greatgrandchildren, Alex, Ryan, Phoenix, Jonas, Jaycie, Josie, Rockie and Brandon sister, Barbara St. Clair and her husband, Tolbert, of Perry, Oklahoma, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Casparis and parents, Lambert and Mary Casparis