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Casmir W. Klapper Jr., 77, Milwaukee, formerly of Beaver Dam, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.

Casmir was born Nov. 27, 1939, in Juneau, the son of Casmir W. and Mary Anne L. (Bell) Klapper Sr. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1958 and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later relocated to the Milwaukee area, where he enjoyed working for John Plewa at Plewa Property Services for more than 30 years, and later also for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Casmir is survived by his siblings, Eva (special friend Bruce Pinkerton) Zanto of Waupun, Betty (Gerald) Michael of Beaver Dam, Mary Miller of Wyocena, John (Judy) Klapper of Oklahoma, Terry (Dori) Klapper of Beaver Dam and William (Marcy) Klapper of Beaver Dam; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother in infancy, Larry Lee Klapper; and sister Carole Schepp.

In honoring Casmir’s wishes, a private memorial gathering was held.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam, is honored to be serving the family. Send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at