Edwin J. Caspers, 89

Edwin J. Caspers, a resident of New Hope, formerly of Meier Grove, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Regency Hospital in Golden Valley.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, at the Church of St. Raphael, Crystal, with the Rev. Michael Izen officiating. Burial took place in the Gethsemane Cemetery, New Hope.

Edwin Caspers was born in Meier Grove, Stearns County to Peter and Elizabeth (Primus) Caspers. He was a heavy machinery assembler prior to his retirement and was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Crystal.

Survivors include his children, Mike and Allan (Lori) Caspers, Elaine Wosmek, Cheryl (Marv) Atkinson and Margie (Craig) McCall; grandchildren, Danielle (Chris), Scott, Rachel, Steven, Paul, Sarah, Kim, David, Kevin, Cory, Scott and Austin; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Alaina, Aurora and Mackenzie; sisters, Lorrine Sand, Marie Kilian and Anna Weber; brothers, Werner and Joe Caspers; many nieces, nephews and extended family.

He is preceded in death by beloved wife, Virginia; parents, Elizabeth and Peter Caspers; sisters, Sr. Elizabeth Caspers, O.S.B., Bernice Wachman, Sr. Adelaide Caspers, O.S.B. and Theresa Schoeborn; brothers, Al, Cyril, Urban, Anthony, Elmer and Robert Caspers.