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 Jesse Brady Casper

Jesse Brady Casper

Birth
Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 24 Jun 1992 (aged 82)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36228 · View Source
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Jesse Brady Casper, 82, died June 24, 1992 in Murray, Utah of a heart attack. He was born March 12, 1910 in Union, Utah to Arthur Clark and Ailcy Brady Casper. He married Merle Hobbs, Oct. 21, 1933; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He graduated from Jordan High School where he was elected student body president and was active in debate and athletics. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees at the University of Utah and did further graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley.

For 42 years he worked as an educator in the Jordan School District, where he was a classroom teacher, a guidance counselor, an assistant principal, and principal of the adult high school. He was the first president of the Utah Counselors Association.

Throughout his entire life he was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many capacities including 10 years as an Aaronic Priesthood advisor, 10 years as a member of a Stake High Council and 10 years as a counselor in the Murray Stake Presidency.

Survived by his wife, Murray; two daughters and their husbands, Joan and Dean Barnett, Provo; Carol and Ellis Dye, St. Paul, Minnesota; 10 grandchildren, Teresa, Brent, Alan and Russell Barnett; Ellen, Marianne, Martha and Sarah Dye; Kathleen Stanford and Cheryl Davis; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Bolliger, Sandy.

Preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 29, 12 noon, Murray First Ward Chapel, 363 East Vine St. Friends may call at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, Sunday 6-8 p.m. and Monday at the church one hour prior to services. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

Deseret News Obituary


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Brady Casper (12 Mar 1910–24 Jun 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36228, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .