Casimer Schlosser

Former area resident Casimer Schlosser died Feb. 9, 2012, at the age of 92.

He was born Oct. 25, 1919, in Kintyre, N.D., the eighth son of 19 children born to Frank and Magdalena (Feist) Schlosser. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in Kintyre and at Glenmore Township School. He married Dorothy Wald on Nov. 11, 1945. They moved to Buckley in 1956 where he was supervisor of maintenance in the local school district. After retiring, they returned to North Dakota in 1992 and resided in Edgeley. He enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by children Mary Jean Whitmore and husband Lee of Green Valley, Ariz., Terry Schlosser and wife Toni of Camano Island, Wash., and Connie Benson of Marysville, Wash.; sisters Magdalena Wald of Edgeley, N.D., and Mary Wald and husband Tony of Bismarck, N.D.; brothers, Joe Schlosser and wife Nelda of Edgeley and Valentine Schlosser of Fargo; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1996, by 15 siblings and great-grandson Hunter Steinmetz.

Visitation and a vigil took place Monday, Feb. 13, and a service was on Tuesday, Feb. 14, all at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Edgeley. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Edgeley.

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