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“Duty. Courage. Honor. Integrity. Country. Service above self. You enriched our lives. Godspeed, Jerry. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Wayne Severson - Frisco, TX

“Oh, how the world will be at loss of a wonderful person and friend. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Wike - Wichita, KS

“Teri & Family - He truly was a generous and loving person. He will be missed. We'll be praying for you all. Joan & Kent McMinimy ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Jerry when I was the Director of the Compeer Program at MHA where he volunteered with us as a veteran...he and Teri have been supporters and ...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Gnefkow - Wichita, KS

“Rest Gerald, until you hear at dawn,the low, clear reveille of God.Thank you for your service to this nation. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ

“So sorry for your loss. I was one of the neibor kids. thinking of him and the family. Rest in peace Jerry. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: sue Cummings grunzke - alden, MN

“Sending my deepest sympathies and support to Teri and family. I have known Jerry and Teri for approximately 10 years, serving as his Robert J Dole...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Foster - Wichita, KS

“I met Jerry through Reality U. He was great to all of the students. We especially appreciated his volunteering at Haysville Campus High. I am so...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Walston, BOE - Haysville, KS

“Thank you for always showing our teens in the youth program (Episcopal Social Services) love and support! You will be greatly missed! ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Heather Snapp - Wichita, KS

“Lighting a candle in memory of Jerry. Memories of him burn brightly in our hearts. Praying God's peace. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Mark, Shelley, Katie, Kyle, & Cortney - MN

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Gerald John. "Jerry ' Kasperek," 70, MSgt-R who served in the US Army for 26 years in Counseling and Supervisory duties passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017. A graveside service will be Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 PM at St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN, with Deacon Gene Paul officiating. Donations are preferred to The Sedgwick County Zoo, in memory of Jerry. To leave online condolences, please visit

Jerry had a passion for volunteering and gave many hours of his time to the Robert J. Dole VA Hospital, Sedgwick County Zoo, Compeer Program, Community in Schools Program and Episcopal Social Services. Jerry was a graduate of Wichita State University and had advanced degrees from Central Michigan & Bowie State University. Jerry dedicated his life to helping others improve theirs. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Marion (Rasmusson) Kasperek.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Teresia "Teri" of Wichita, son Paul Kasperek of Las Vegas, NV, and siblings George (Judith) Kasperek of Greenville, NC, John (Janice) Kasperek of Eagan, MN, Mark (Shelly) Kasperek of Shorewood, MN, Jean (Bill) Paul of Blue Earth, MN and Mary Whalen of Circle Pines, MN, and sister in law, Jenifer (Larry) Kurtz of Great Bend, KS as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.