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Remembering schoolteacher Adrienne Margaret Caspers

'Addie' had a long career and is remembered as 'Beloved Aunt'


Last updated 2/21/2020 at 10:11am

Emily Gilbert

Caspers Street in Edmonds, looking east from Sunset Avenue.

Beginning her career as a public-school teacher in the fall of 1917 at a one-room school in the small village of Alderwood Manor, a few miles east of her Edmonds' home, Adrienne Margaret Caspers became one of the most popular, dedicated, and dependable teachers in the Edmonds School District No. 15.

By the time she retired in the late 1950s, she had spent her entire 42-year teaching career with the Edmonds School District.

Born July 16, 1896, in Seattle, Caspers, called Addie by her family and friends, was the daughter of James Caspers (1856-1930) and Caroline (Carrie) Peickert (1861-1929)....

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