Susanne M. Casper (nee Digman)
May 6,1959 — March 12, 2019
Susanne M. (Digman) Casper, 59, of West Bend, formerly of Pardeeville,
passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Kathy Hospice in West Bend.
Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday,
March 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Fr. John
Blewett will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville.
Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019,
at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, 1245 N. Water St., Platteville,
where there will be a parish Rosary at 3:45 p.m. Friends may also call
from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at St. Mary’s.
Memorials may be made to the Susanne M. Casper Memorial Fund. Online
condolences may be made at
Susanne was born on May 6, 1959 in Platteville, the daughter of Elmer
and Rosemary (Steffen) Digman.
She graduated from Platteville High School in 1977 and received her
associate’s degree in accounting from Southwest Technical College. On
April 26, 1980, she was united in marriage to Vernon Casper at St.
Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville.
Susanne worked at Clare Bank, Platteville, until she and her family
moved to Pardeeville, where they lived for 26 years. While living in
Pardeeville she worked at Trecek Automotive in the business office for
many years. In 2011 she moved to West Bend where she worked at Sommer’s
Susanne loved the outdoors, including gardening, tending to the flowers,
hiking, cycling, taking pictures, especially of nature and flowers, and
going on motorcycle rides. She also enjoyed quilting and traveling. She
was a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, West Bend.
Susanne is survived by her husband, Vernon; three children, Tim Casper,
Sara (Joshua) Korn, and Jeffrey Casper; one grandson, Samual Korn; five
siblings, Ronald (Paula) Digman, Rita (Maynard) Miesen, Peggy (Rick)
DeYoung, Mary (David) Kolstad, and Paula “Polly” (Mike) Timmerman;
mother-in-law, Rosella Casper; brothers and sisters- in-law, Ray (Anita)
Casper, Eileen (Jim) Scrivner, Jeanette (Paul) Kirkegaard, Gary (Patti)
Casper, Glenn (Rose) Casper, Ann (Louie) Kieler, and Wayne (Cris)
Casper; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded
in death by her parents, Elmer and Rosemary Digman; and father-in-law,
Melby Funeral Home, Platteville, is serving the family. For further
information, call 608-348-2121.