Walter Lee Boner



Photos courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photos courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(October 6, 1887 - January 3, 1955)


Lusk Free Lance
January 13, 1955


Walter L. Boner Laid at Rest in Lusk Cemetery Following Concluding Rites Conducted from Peet Chapel Saturday

The late Walter L. Boner was laid at rest in the Lusk cemetery following concluding rites held at the chapel of the Peet Mortuary at two o'clock Saturday afternoon, January 8th. Rev. Jacob Nein, pastor of the Congregational church, conducted the last rites.

Mrs. Ab DeCastro and Mrs. Emerson Bonner sang two beautiful selections, "Shall We Gather at the River" and "Going Down the Valley," with Rex Yocum as accompanist.

Bearing the remains to their final resting place were Ed Boner, Bob Boner, Earl Boner, James Boner, Herman Boner and Leonard DeGering, all nephews of the deceased.

Walter Lee Boner, a son of Francis M. and Susan Ellen Boner, was born October 6th, 1887, at Chadron, Nebr. With his parents he moved to Wyoming in 1902, where he spent his boyhood and young manhood.

The next thirty years were spent in Washington and Idaho. While living in Idaho he married Miss Marion Quinn.

Survivors include three sisters; Mrs. Nellie Miller, Petrolia, Calif.; Mrs. Nora Landes of Houston, Tex.; and Mrs. Ethel DeGering of Hat Creek, Wyo.; five brothers, Frank of Douglas, Wyo., Roy of Edgemont, So. Dak., Harry of Hat Creek, Wyo.; Harvey of Guernsey, Wyo.; and Jasper of Miles City, Mont.


The Lusk Herald
January 6, 1955
Walter Boner Dies Monday; Services Will Be Held Here


Walter Boner of Greenfield, Inc. and formerly of Niobrara County died at his home Monday afternoon. The body is being shipped to Lusk but other funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Mr. Boner is the brother of Mrs. Albert DeGering and the late Jess Boner of Hat Creek, Roy Boner of Edgemont, Harvey Boner of Guernsey and Harry Boner of Lusk.


The Lusk Herald
January 13, 1955
Funeral Services For Walter Boner Held in Lusk Sat.


Funeral services for Walter Lee Boner, who died January 3 at his home in Greenfield, Ind., were held Saturday, Jan 8 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peet Chapel. Rev. Jacob Nein officiated.

Mrs. Emerson Bonner and Mrs. A. F. DeCastro sang "Shall We Gather at the River" and "Going Down the Valley", accompanied by Rex Yocum, organist.

The pallbearers were all nephews: Ed Boner, Robert Boner, Leonard DeGering, Earl Boner, Herman Boner, and James Boner. Interment was in the Lusk Cemetery with the Peet Mortuary in charge.

Walter Lee Boner, son of Francis M. and Susan Ellen Boner, was born October 6, 1887 at Chadron. With his parents he moved to Wyoming in 1902. Here he spent his boyhood and young manhood.

The next thirty years were spent in Washington and Idaho. While living in Idaho he married Miss Marion Quinn.

Surviving are three sisters: Mrs. Nellie Miller of Petrolia, Calif; Mrs. Nora Landes of Houston, Tex., and Mrs. Ethel DeGering of Hat Creek; five brothers: Frank of Douglas, Roy of Edgemont, Harry of Hat Creek, Harvey of Guernsey, and Jasper of Miles City, Mont.




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