Obit: Castner, Florence (1877 - 1956)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Castner, Miles, Whitney, Jenks, Grossman, Berg, Behrens, Fischer, Schuette, Catlin, Prior, Philpott, White, Kehrberg, Nulton 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 15, 1956 

Castner, Florence (27 July 1877 - 9 November 1956) 

Mrs. Florence Castner, 79, died at Havenet Nursing Home in Owen, Friday, November 9, after a month’s illness. 

Mrs. Castner, nee Florence Miles, was born in Loyal, July 27, 1877, and was the oldest living native resident of this city.  She received her education in the public schools of Loyal and taught in rural schools in this area. 

After her marriage to Everett Whitney, she lived in Superior for several years. She returned to Loyal later and was employed for many years as night operator in the local telephone office.  She was married to Dan Castner in 1937.  His death occurred in 1950. 

Mrs. Castner was a member of the Loyal Methodist Church and held a life membership in an O. E. S. Chapter in Superior, having retained her membership there for over 50 years. She served as treasurer of the Loyal Cemetery Association for many years.  

Funeral rites were held Monday at the Myre funeral Home, the Rev. Ethel Nulton , pastor of the Greenwood Methodist Church, officiant.  Burial was in the Loyal Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: Art Schuette, H. E. Catlin, Ray Prior, Lacey Philpott, Herbert White, and G. Kehrberg. 

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Lois Jenks, Winona, Minn.; a niece, Miss Mildred Jenks, Peterson, Minn.; six step-children, A. O. Whitney, Dallas, Tex.; Mrs. Clara Whitney Grossman, Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Alice Berg, Mrs. Inez Behrens, and Claude Castner, Marshfield, and Mrs. Elva Fischer, Medford. 



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