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Cap (Walter) Caspers, Jr.
  • September 27, 1945
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  • September 10, 2018

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Obituary

Cap (Walter) Caspers, Jr., 72, of The Villages, Florida passed away peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2018 surrounded by his family.

Cap was born on September 27, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois to his parents Walter and Nancy Caspers. Raised in the north side of Chicago he attended St. Gertrude’s Grade school and St. George High school in Evanston, Illinois where he played football. Cap attended Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan and graduated in 1975 with a MS in structural engineering.

Cap is survived by his wife of 48 years Sandi Caspers who he married in 1970. Other survivors include his sisters Dorothy (Phil) Cook, Linda (David) Mitchell and Rosemary (Jim-predeceased) Martin; sister in-law Linda James; brother in-law Gerald Koski; 24 nieces and nephews; many grand nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Alice Carduff.

Cap worked as a structural engineer and CEO for several construction companies in the Chicago area. He participated in building the expressways which surrounded the city of Chicago. He created the machine which constructed the barrier walls. He was also involved in designing communication systems for High Speed Rail in Taiwan and Urban Rail in Phoenix, Arizona.

He was a devoted fan of The Chicago Cubs and Bears. “Go Bears!”

He always laughed and loved everyone and enjoyed his retirement in The Villages. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Cap will live always in our hearts.

Memorial service will be private.

Online condolences may be sent at baldwincremation.com. Arrangements under the care of Baldwin Brothers, The Villages.


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  1. 22 Sep 2018
    Debi Wirth says:
    Sandi,
    We are so very sorry to hear of Cap’s passing! Pam let us know a few days ago. He was such a dear friend to Rick and now they are both gone! Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    God Bless,
    Debi & Howard Wirth

  2. 17 Sep 2018
    Pat Wood says:
    My deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved Cap. Sending you love hugs and prayers.
    Pat Wood

  3. 16 Sep 2018
    Don and Terri Meisinger says:
    Dear Sandi: Our prayers are with you at this time. We will miss Cap at our Sunday games. He was always in a happy mood.

  4. 14 Sep 2018
    Phil & Nancy Gardanier says:
    So sorry to hear. We have great memories of our time together in Belle Harbor. Will never forget Cap insisting on fixing the crack in our holding tank for the head with his aquarium sealer. He was in the bilge working and I accidentally flushed sending him flying out with eyes watering from the fumes. He laughed so hard thinking it was the perfect joke. Cap if you can hear me, it really wasn't on purpose! Praying you find peace in all the memories Sandi.

  5. 13 Sep 2018
    Pamela R Dahl says:
    In 1988 Cap & SANDY moved into the boat slip next to ours in Racine, Wisconsin. Since that time, we've remained friends. My husband Rick became buddies and best friends with Cappy. Also, Rick and Cappy died one month apart. So now they're continuing their friendship in heaven.
    RIP Cappy, our many years together are great memories.
    Bless you Sandy.

  6. 13 Sep 2018
    Diane Stein says:
    Sorry to read the sad news. Goodbye Cap R.I.P.

  7. 13 Sep 2018
    Carole Childs says:
    All your neighbors and friends in Tanglewood and beyond will miss that smiling face and the "GO BEARS" greeting. Through all your challenges you remained an inspiration. Your sweet wife, Sandi, took great care of you. Watch over all of us and send some of that enthusiasm to your beloved Bears.

  8. 12 Sep 2018
    Kathie Richardson (The Bell Lady) and Pat Campbell-Gordon says:
    We are so sorry to learn of Cap's death. He was such a happy presence, especially the Bears games at Margarita Republic "Go Bears!" And we understand not only the other participants, but also he, enjoyed the pleasure of being together in his day program. We will miss his sunny countenance. Our condolences to you and your family.

  9. 12 Sep 2018
    Katherine Tibbetts says:
    Sandi, I was sad to read of Cap's passing. He is at peace now and I hope you will
    be able to find your own peace.

  10. 12 Sep 2018
    Kathy McIntyre says:
    Thank-you Sandi for sharing Cappy with us at My Time on Thursday's. We all enjoyed seeing him and being part of his day. We have missed him and are thinking of you.
    Kathy McIntyre

  11. 12 Sep 2018
    Pilar Freundt says:
    Sandy, our deepest condolence and prayers are with you. Cap will me missed. He was always smiling and saying "play ball" after pledge of alliance and prayer at Chicagoland Club. He's now with the Lord and resting in peace.

    Pilar and Kirk

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