Gerald V. Caskey, age 90, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, with his family by his side. He was born in Racine on September 17, 1922, one of 17 children of the late Harold and Lottie (Nee: Spencer) Caskey.
Surviving are his special friend, Rose Hoefs; six children, Jerry (Lorna) Caskey, Richard (Michele) Caskey, Darlene (Tim) Hansen, Dawn (Mark) Landis, Kevin (Sue) Caskey, Bryan Caskey; nine grandchildren, Jerry Damon Caskey, Amy Shead, Ashley (Anthony) Hacker, Stephen (Josephine Nakhla) Caskey, Anisa (Tony) Dunn, Kimberly (Mike) Sherwood, Melanie (Jason) Rasmussen, Erik (Michele) Hansen, Tabitha (Josha) Bronson; 13 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Taylor, Justin, Kaylie, Colton, Tyler, Cade, Cooper, Savana, Zander, River, Fischer and Addison; 10 siblings; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Reverend Brad Brown officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet Tuesday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Rose Hoefs and caregivers at home and at his stay at the hospital.
MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888