obit: Leona Rod Kasper Finley
LEONA ROD KASPER FINLEY
HILLJE - Leona Rod Kasper Finley of Hillje, formerly of Richmond and Ganado, died December 28, 2012 at the age of 81. She was born January 11, 1931 in Blue Creek Community to the late Charles and Millie Socha Rod. She and her first husband John Kasper, Jr. owned and operated Hillje Grocery and Market from 1952 - 1970 and the Ganado Dairy Market from 1970 - 1993. She was a member of the KJZT and formerly a member of the Ganado CDA.
She is survived by her husband J. Finley of Richmond; sons Rusty Kasper and Mark Kasper of Brazoria and John Kasper of Sweeny; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, sons Kevin and Anthony Kasper, brothers Charlie, A. J., and Ben Rod, and sister Lorraine Rod Spacke.
Visitation will be 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Sunday at Triska Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited 9:30 am Monday, December 31, 2012, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church with the funeral Mass following at 10:00 am with Rev. Clement Quainoo officiating. Interment will follow at St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to either the Assumption Catholic Church in Ganado or to St. Andrew Catholic Church in Hillje.
Condolences and memories may be left for the family at triskafuneralhome.com. Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681.