Chris Casperson, August 2, 1951 - August 23, 2016 of Omaha, NE, was a 1969 graduate of Central High School, where he was a National Merit and National Honor Society Semifinalist, president of the chess club, and member of the math team, debate team, a cappella choir, band, and Sea Scouts. He worked as a Civil Engineer on projects throughout the U.S. (including Baton Rouge, Las Vegas and Alaska) before retiring in 2009. Chris enjoyed learning, reading books, dogs, boats, and games of poker and chess. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Doris Casperson; and is survived by 2 sisters, 3 nieces, 1 grandnephew, and 3 grandnieces. Memorials suggested to the Nebraska Humane Society.