Obituary- Agnes Ramsey Caspary |

Obituary- Agnes Ramsey Caspary

A Requiem Mass will be offered July 9 for Agnes Ramsey Caspary, who died peacefully July 2 at South Lake Tahoe. She was 80.

Mrs. Caspary was born Sept. 1, 1920, at Raleigh, N.C. She had been a resident of Westchester, Calif., before moving to South Lake Tahoe in 1969. She spearheaded a drive against the Freeway Commission regarding their lax safety measures and protection of school children and the community. The cause was politically championed and supported by state and local representatives.

After moving to Tahoe Mrs. Caspary established the Health Haus and was actively involved as a health counselor for 28 years. She had degrees in iridology, nutrition, radiathesist and herbology. She also earned a Fellowship at Emerson College and from Bernadeen University and lectured extensively, promoting alternative health practices. She served on the parish council at St. Theresa Catholic Church and enjoyed oil painting, music and travel. She always said that she had a great life with no regrets.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Louis P. Caspary of South Lake Tahoe; sons, Louis F. Caspary of San Deigo, Calif., Michael V. Caspary of Reno, Nev., Patrick K. Caspary of Hong Kong and John D. Caspary and Daniel G. Caspary, both of Chico, Calif.; daughters, Teri M. Tapia of Tualatin, Ore., Maureen A. Kirkman of Carson City, Nev., and Margaret M. Fahnestack of South Lake Tahoe; brothers, William Ramsey of Las Vegas, Nev., and Douglas Ramsay of Murietta, Calif.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. July 8 and a Requiem Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. July 9, both in the McFarlane Mortary Chapel. Interment will follow at Happy Homestead Cemetery.

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