Martha L. Casper

Martha L. Casper

Martha L. Casper, 73, of Cobden, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born on July 18, 1945, the daughter of Clyde Earl and Vertis Aileen Kelley Hileman. 

She married Gerald Ray Casper on July 30, 1966, in Joliet. He preceded her in death on June 7, 2004.

She is survived by her two sons, Timothy (Amy) Casper of Cobden and David (Amy) Casper of Anna; a daughter, Natalie Casper of Cobden; grandchildren Kaitlin and Emily Casper of Anna, Bradley and Tristan Casper of Cobden; other relatives and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a brother Jackie Dean Hileman; and a sister Betty Lou Hileman Schierhoff. 

She enjoyed the outdoors and hunting. She loved her grandchildren and was very proud of them.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden, with the Rev. Kerry Bean officiating. Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
13 + 4 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Comment Here