Tirzah Casper

Thursday, July 10, 2003

ANNA, Ill. -- Tirzah B. Casper, 96, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Lifecare Center in Tucson.

She was born Jan. 3, 1907, in Grayville, Ill., daughter of Posey M. and Stella Clark Blackford. She and Conrad R. Casper were married Nov. 1, 1925, in Anna. He died Feb. 7, 1976.

Casper was a member of First Baptist Church, and charter member of Union County Homemakers Extension and Anna American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include a son, Conrad Casper of Tucson; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three sisters.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from noon until service time Sunday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tim Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery.