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James Joseph Kasper

June 25, 1948 May 11, 2020
James Joseph Kasper
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James Joseph Kasper,71, of North Ridgeville passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. He was born June 25, 1948 in Lorain and was a graduate of Admiral King High School and Cleveland State University. As an electrical engineer, he held numerous U.S. patents and founded his own firm, Erie Industrial Products. James was passionate about golfing and bowling and he was very proud to pass along his skills to his sons and grandsons. Survivors include his daughter Cheryl (Glen) Fridenstine of Oberlin; sons Dennis (Charise) of Medina, Eric (Katie) of Elyria; grandchildren Hannah, Alex, Elizabeth, Gabriel, Alayna, Henry, Ella and Jackson; mother Alice Kasper (nee Weirzboski); brothers David (Sandra) of Wellington, William of Lorain. He was preceded in death by his ex- wife Gayle (nee Raffath); father William Kasper. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626, (per CDC guidelines only ten guests will be permitted into the funeral home at a time). Christian Mass private. Burial private. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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