Jean Kasper, 78, died on Thursday (Oct. 13, 2016) at Via Christi-St. Francis of Wichita. Jean was born on March 31, 1938, in Sedgwick to Claude and Linda (Arf) Smith. Jean was a strong, feisty and independent woman. She played and loved classical music and was an avid gardener. She was devoted to her faith and a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She is survived by her children: Mark and Lynette Kasper, Timothy Kasper and Nicholas and Terryl Kasper; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Linda Smith; two sisters; and her daughter, Vickie Kasper. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 18, 2016) at Zion Lutheran Church of Newton. A committal will occur following the service at Greenwood Cemetery. A visitation is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday (Oct. 17, 2016) at Petersen Funeral Home. A memorial has been established for Zion Lutheran Church of Newton. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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