The following is an obituary for James Casner, apparently from Elm Hall, MO.Would like to communicate with anyone who can place this James Casner into a particular Casner family in MO.At this time, I have been unable to connect him to my extensive Casner family that was in MO.
AGED MAN DIES LAST THURSDAY James Casner of Elm Hall, Formerly of St. Louis, is Buried Saturday - Feb. 18, 1932
James Casner, well known St. Louis man who was a resident of this place for a number of years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Robert Carrick of Elm Hall, last Thursday evening.He suffered a stroke five years ago last June and since that time has been an invalid.
His wife died just four months ago after an illness of just a few days.
He leaves nine children:Mrs. Dwight Johnson,Mrs. Marion Foster,Mrs. Delbert Beckman,Mrs. Robert Carrick and Matt, Jesse, William, Chancy, and Harvey.He was 80 years, six months and 28 years of age.
The funeral was held at the home of Mrs. Carrick Saturday and burial was in the Shepherd cemetery.Rev. Spence of Vestaburg officiated.