Eugene Frank Jasper, 96, of Paris passed away peacefully Friday, July 12, 2013 in Paris. He was born on September 20, 1916 in Subiaco to his parents, Henry and Mary (Schmaltz) Jasper in Subiaco. He was an active member of St. Benedict’s Parish in Subiaco and served as Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus. He was a farmer, a rancher, a painter, and a veteran of WWII.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carley in 1975. He is survived by six children; Becky Harkey and husband Bryan of Paris, Chris Jasper and wife Susan of Cummings, Ga., Tim Jasper of Lewisville, Tex., Mark Jasper and wife Greta of Rogers, Greg Jasper and wife Julie of Harrison, and Kathy Jasper and Brian Nakata of Beaverton, Ore., along with 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Rosary service was held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church.

Funeral Mass was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church. Graveside service was at St. Benedict’s Cemetery immediately following, officiated by Fr. Aaron Pirrera, OSB, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Sign online guestbook at

Pallbearers were his grandchildren, Adam Harkey, Michael Jasper, Scott Jasper, Zachary Jasper, and Jeremy Webb, and friends Ronnie Tencleve, Tom Frederick, and James Albert Komp.

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