Dr. Robert “Bob” Kasper, age 79, of Brainerd, formerly of Winsted, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Beaumont, TX.
Bob was born March 27, 1932, in Minneapolis, to Dr. Arthur A. Kasper and Valeria Kasper, of Winsted, where Bob was raised.
After graduating from Holy Trinity School in Winsted, Bob attended St. Thomas University and MN School of Dentistry.
In 1954, Bob married Joan Guggemos. God blessed their marriage with seven loving children.
Bob served three years in the Air Force at Chanute AFB in Illinois.
In 1959, he set up practice in Brainerd.
Bob is survived by his wife, Joan (Guggemos); six children, Linda, Kathy, Tom, Mary, Kim, and Billy; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Phyllis Kasper; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah; his parents, Dr. A.A. Kasper and Valeria Kasper; a sister-in-law, Charlene Stotko; and a brother-in-law, Stanley Guggemos.