Obit: Castner, Nettie #2 (1868 - 1960)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Castner, Wicker, Jacobson, Wichman

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 22 Sept 1960

Castner, Nettie (02 Aug 1868-12 Sept 1960)

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, September 15, at the Hansen Funeral Home in Marshfield for Mrs. George Castner, 92, who died Monday evening, September 12, at her home at 212 S. Cedar Ave., Marshfield. She has been in ill health for 2 ½ years. The Rev. R. L. Jacobs, pastor of First Methodist Church, officiated and burial was made in the Loyal cemetery.

Pallbearers were Elmer Wicker, Gilbert Wicker, Delmar Wicker, Claude Castner, Dan Walters and Everett Berg.

The former Nettie Wicker was born August 2, 1868, at Neberg. She came to the town of Spencer at the age of 4 with her parents, and later moved to Unity. She taught school in the Curtiss-Green Grove area.

Before her marriage to George Castner in Colby on January 28, 1904, she operated a dressmaking and millinery shop in Loyal and Hurley. She was also a loyal public School teacher. After the marriage she lived in and around Loyal and Marshfield. Her husband died in January 1929.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Jeanette) Jacobson and Miss Valda Castner, Marshfield; Mrs. Orville (Edith) Wichman, Loyal; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Cora Mehler, Arlington, Virginia and Mrs. Ray (Frona) Kauffmann, Alexandria, Virginia; and a stepson, John Castner, Marshfield; a brother Thomas Wicker, Colby. There are eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Mrs. Henry (Ethel) Boe. four brothers and five sisters.

Those from Loyal attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wichman, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boe, Mrs. W. I. Mack, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Walters and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Firnstahl. Mrs. Jerome Schmidt of Menomonie & Miss Judy Wichman of Eau Claire also attended.



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