Obit: Stangret, Casper M. (1915 – 1974)


Surnames: Stangret, Derks, Buss, Kubesh, Jacobs, Espinosa, Sime, Filipiak, Trubak, Samplawski, Breen, Van Den Heuvel, Ramseier

---------Source: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 19 Sep 1974

Stangret, Casper M. (24 MAR 1915 – 10 SEP 1974)

Casper Stangret, 59, rural Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), was killed Tuesday night, September 10, 1974, when the car he was riding in collided with another at a Chippewa County road intersection 8 miles east of Chippewa Falls.

The car in which Stangret was riding was being driven by Robert Breen, 32, West Bend. Witnesses said it went through a stop sign and collided broadside with a car being driven by Wayne Van Heuvel, 17, of Cadott

Breen is reported in critical condition with internal injuries at a Chippewa Falls Hospital, while Van Den and a passenger in his car, Roxanne Ramseier, also of Cadott, were taken to the hospital.

Stangret was the owner of a bar north of Thorp on Highway 73, and became the 11th road accident victim in Chippewa County this year.

Casper M. Stangret was born March 24, 1915, in Stanley.

He graduated from Stanley High School in 1934.

On October 8, 1939 he married Alice Derks in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stanley.

The couple moved to Minneapolis where they resided for four years, and then moved to the Town of Delmar, where they farmed for 20 years.

The couple then moved to where they operated the Bellinger Club Tavern for 11 years. Mr. Stangret also did excavating work for the past 16 years.

Survivors are his wife, a son Kenneth, Ladysmith; two daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Buss, Chippewa Falls, and Mrs. Archie Kubesh, Fall Creek; a brother, John, Minneapolis; and six sisters, Mrs. Warren Jacobs, Chippewa Falls, Mrs. Emil Espinosa, San Francisco, California, Mrs. Fran Sime, Minneapolis, Mrs. Mary Alice Filipiak, Chicago, Mrs. Emil Trubak, Thorp, and Mrs. Norman Samplawski, South Bend, Washington.

Funeral services were held Friday a.m., September 13 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Lublin, and burial was made in St. Mary's Cemetery, Stanley.




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