Gladys L. Casper


March 17, 1940 - Nov. 10, 2012



Gladys L. Casper, 72, of Sullivan, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. She was born March 17, 1940, in Waukesha, the daughter of the late Peter and Genevieve (Morse) Muzich.


She married Robert Casper Sr. on Nov. 28, 1959, in Waukesha; he preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1967.  She then married Donald Williams Sr. in 1971; he preceded her in death July 23, 1993. Gladys had been employed at the Olympia Resort and Country Springs as a supervisor of staff. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and crafts. She was well-known for her baking and cooking.


She will be deeply missed by her children: daughters, Della (Karen) Casper-Koschalk of Ohio, Barbara (Leo) Severson of Sullivan and Frances “Nanny” Casper of Sullivan; her sons, Robert Casper Jr. of Johnson Creek and Donald “Buddy” (Kitty) Williams Jr. of Sullivan; 11 grandchildren, Bradley Casper, Brian, Eric and Katie Severson, Robert Casper III, Michael Casper, Nick Casper, Melissa Olson, Erika Casper, Daymian Lederer and Donald “D.J.” Williams III; four great grandchildren; and five sisters, Frances Maxfield of Mukwonago, Louise (Melvin) Ford of Helenville, Maryann (Frank) Mollet of Mukwonago, Patricia (Derald) Vant of Mukwonago and Kathy (Nelson) Osborn of Union Grove. 

In addition to her parents and husbands, Gladys was also preceded in death by three sisters, Rose Muzich, Carol Jackson and Elizabeth Price.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 900 W. Racine St., Jefferson. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Nov. 17, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ned Wicker officiating. Burial will follow in the Hoffman Cemetery in Rome.


The family would like to thank the Sullivan EMS, doctors and staff at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, and the doctors and staff at AngelsGrace Hospice for the wonderful, loving care they gave to Gladys in her final days.


Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 920-674-3960, is serving the family. Visit to leave a condolence or light a candle in her memory.