Ardith (Ardie) Ann (McKee) Casperson

Born: Sat., Jun. 29, 1935
Died: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Ardith (Ardie) Ann Casperson Age 83 of Winchester, Indiana passed away on Friday December 21st 2018

Ardie was born June 29, 1935 in Winchester, Indiana to the late Deo Pierce McKee, Freda McKee Segraves and step-father, Charles Segraves. She was a graduate of Winchester High School in 1953. She attended and received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Ball State University. She was an elementary education teacher for the Randolph Central Schools Corporation for 34 years. She was known by her students and parents as “Mrs. C”. She was nominated for the Shining Star Award for excellence in teaching by her students and parents.

Ardie was a member of the Main Street Christian Church and was baptized in 1945. She was a member of the Indiana State Teacher’s Association, Delta Kappa Teacher’s Honorary, and Delta Theta Tau Sorority. She started The Red Hat Society, called the Classy Old Broads, in Winchester along with her dear friend Jan Hawkins in 2002.

She enjoyed her family, friends and college sweetheart/husband of 53 years, Chuck Casperson. She loved to read and was on the Winchester Library Board for several years. She loved teaching and maintained friendships with many former students.

Ardie is survived her daughter, Jill Conover of Sellersburg, IN, a son Scott Casperson of Marion, IN, three grandchildren: Kyle Monnin, Christie Casperson, Michael Crabtree; a sister Janice (Kenny) Austin, sisters in-law Harriet Kelly and Judy McKee, a daughter in-law Joni (Rick) Bates, and life- long friend  Billie Jo Hart, several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Chuck, in 2013, a brother Larry McKee, a step- brother, Ronald Kay Segraves, and brother-in-law Gene Kelly.

A service to celebrate Ardie’s life will be at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester, with Becky Merriman Gibbons officiating.  Burial will follow at Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m., on Wednesday, December 26, and an hour before the services on Thursday, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Winchester Public Library, 125 N East Street, Winchester, IN 47394 or any charity of the donor’s choice.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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MJ Bailey
   Posted Mon December 24, 2018
my deepest sympathy to the family

Mark and Mary Manning
   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
Jill-very sorry for your loss

   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
My deepest condolences to the Family on the lost of your dear loved one may God who binds up the broken hearted and comforts all who mourn strengthen you and give you peace in your time of sorrow

Janette Hawkins
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Janette Hawkins.

Jan Hawkins and family

Sid VanMatre & Henri
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
So very sorry to hear of Ardie's passing. She was a great person and cousin. She will be greatly missed by the family and friends. Our prayer and thoughts are with you.

   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words in Phil. 4:6,7 give you peace from God to guard you mind and heart.

   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
So sorry about Mrs. C. She will always hold a special place in mine and my daughter Jen's heart. She was the best teacher ever! May God comfort you in the difficult days ahead. Hugs!
Brenda Woolf

Darrell Clevenger
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
Jill, Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Know that I am thinking of you during this time.
Your Big Brother,, Darrell