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Phillip A Gasser

March 6, 1932 November 17, 2018
Phillip A Gasser
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Obituary for Phillip A Gasser

MADISON – Phillip A. “Phil” Gasser, age 86, of Madison, passed away at Roswell Nursing and Rehab in Roswell, Ga., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born on March 6, 1932, in Ironton, Wis., the son of Martin and Margaret (LaSage) Gasser. Phillip graduated from Cazenovia High School. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in Germany until 1953. Phillip married his high school sweetheart, Carmen Jasper, on April 28, 1952. He worked a variety of jobs, most notably bartending. Phillip had a charismatic personality, sense of humor and loved to socialize. He was a member of St. Dennis Catholic Church and the VFW Auxiliary Post No. 7591, where he actively participated. In 2014, Phillip was chosen to participate in the Badger Honor Flight, dedicated to the United States military veterans, and along with son, Mark, saw the memorials in Washington, DC. Phil was an avid sportsman; he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also loved to read and enjoyed going on gambling trips. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Phillip is survived by his two children, Colleen (James) Taylor and Mark Gasser (Debbie Kaltenberg); grandchildren, Erin (Andrew) Cason and Danielle (Jerry) Daley; great-grandchildren, Taryn Stephens, Devyn Cason, Lane Phillip Cason, and Jeremiah and Jackson Daley; and sister Jeanette (Gasser) Klang. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Carmen (Jasper) Gasser in April, 2018; son, Steven Phillip Gasser in August, 1972; and four brothers, Alfred, LeRoy, Tom, and Charles Gasser. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Road, Madison, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., with Father Allam, presiding. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass on Friday. Phillip will be laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

9:30 AM 11/30/2018 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 11/30/2018 11:30:00 AM
St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)

505 Dempsey Rd.
Madison, WI

St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)
505 Dempsey Rd. Madison WI
United States

Service

Friday

30

Nov

11:30 AM 11/30/2018 11:30:00 AM
St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)

505 Dempsey Rd.
Madison, WI

St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)
505 Dempsey Rd. Madison WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

3054 County Road Bb
Madison, WI

3054 County Road Bb Madison WI
United States
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