November 3, 2017


Scott Kasperbauer, 53, of Glidden, died Thursday morning, Nov. 2, 2017, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dedham. The celebrant will be Father John Gerald assisted by Deacons Louis Meiners and Gary Schon. Homilist will be Deacon Gary Schon. Music will be by Marcy Anderson and Sherry Loughran. Mass servers will be Hans Kraus, Jozef Reisz and Franz Reisz. Lectors for the Mass will be Steve Mikkelsen and Mark Mikkelsen. Gift bearers will be Scott’s children, Tyler Kasperbauer and Nicole Kasperbauer. Eucharistic ministers will be Carol Tigges and Jill Kraus. Honorary casket bearers will be Jed Kasperbauer, Heath Kasperbauer, Brett Kasperbauer, Kevin Schreck, Keith Schreck, Jeff Riesselman, John Haberl and members of the Carroll County Pheasants Forever. Casket bearers will be Brian Klocke, Kevin Schultes, Bob Danner, Tracy Buck, Larry Greving and Rick Whitaker. Burial will be at the parish cemetery with military honors conducted by the Dedham American Legion.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll where there will be a Christian Wake Service at 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Carroll County Pheasants Forever.

Online condolences may be left for Scott’s family at

Scott Lynn Kasperbauer, son of Herman Kasperbauer and Arlene (Sporrer), was born on Jan. 25, 1964, in Carroll, Iowa. He graduated from Kuemper High School in 1982, went into the Army for two years and was stationed in Berlin, Germany, continued education at Iowa Western in Council Bluffs. He studied in tool and die, and two weeks after graduation he started at Pella Corporation in 1987 specializing in tool and die.

Scott married Maribeth Schreck on Oct. 8, 1988, in Roselle, Iowa. They lived in Carroll, Iowa, for nine years, then moved to a beautiful acreage south of Glidden, cheering on their beautiful children, Tyler and Nicole, at Glidden-Ralston High School. Scott was an active member of Pheasants Forever and owned and operated a gun shop called T&N gun repair utilizing many of his talents. Scott enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, gardening and playing cards. He had two hole-in-ones — one in Breda and one at the Carroll Muni.

He was diagnosed in September 2014 with colorectal cancer. Scott was a champ dealing with the struggles of cancer, but was continuously supported by amazing family and friends over the years.

Scott is survived by his wife, Maribeth Kasperbauer of Glidden; his son, Tyler Kasperbauer of Louisiana; his daughter, Nicole Kasperbauer of Minneapolis, Minnesota; his siblings: Marlene (Lenus) Haberl of Roselle, Ione Behn of Carroll, Jeanette (Dennis) Cowels of Omaha, Mary (Larry) Railsback of Guthrie Center, Eugene (Sharon) Kasperbauer of Roselle, Linda (Steve) Bauer of Coon Rapids, Roger (Cindy) Kasperbauer of Dedham, Gerrard Kasperbauer of Idaho, and Anita (Tom) Baumeister of Carroll; his parents-in-law, Gerald and Madonna Schreck of Carroll; as well as Maribeth’s siblings and their spouses; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other extended relatives and friends.

Scott was preceded in death by his parents; his brother-in-law Jerome Schreck; his nephew Danny Schreck; and his sister-in-law Jan Kasperbauer.