Shelley Rene Casper, 55, of Russell, Kansas, died on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Shelley was born on April 19, 1963, in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Gary Meis and Gracia Lee (Ostrom) Meis. She grew up in Denver the first few years of her life before moving to Russell, Kansas. She graduated from Russell High School in the class of 1981. She was married to Jack Casper and from this union they were blessed with two children Treysa & Cody. She lived in Russell most of her life and worked as a cook and caregiver. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, being at the lake, cooking, dancing and celebrating the 4th of July. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving family include her father Gary Meis of Russell, Kansas; daughter Treysa Casper of Lawrence, Kansas; son Cody Casper of Russell, Kansas; brother Rick Meis (Kay Sellers) of Russell, Kansas; sister Tessa Meis (Joe Ernst) of Wilson, Kansas and granddaughter Jozie Ludy and grandson Jaxton Casper as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother Gracia L. Rassette, infant daughter Randi Rene Casper and brother Randy Meis.
A celebration of Shelley's life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler of Russell, Kansas, with Pastor Michael Eurit officiating. Burial will follow at the Dorrance City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the mortuary. Memorials may be given to the Russell County Food Bank and sent to the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.