Francis Marion Boner
ANOTHER PIONEER, FRANCIS BONER, IS LAID TO REST
Another has been taken from the thinning ranks of the pioneers with the death of Francis Marion Boner, who died at the age of 89, in Lusk, on October 10th.
Funeral services were held at the Peet chapel, Saturday, October 13, at 2:00 o'clock. Pallbearers were Henry Wasserburger, C. A. David, Ray DeGering, Andrew Christian, Paul Miler and Al Bryant.
The songs, "In the Sweet Bye and Bye," "Beautiful Isle of Somehwere" and "Meet Me There" were sung by George Gibson, O.P. Harnagel, Mrs. Ezra Duncan and mrs. Emerson Bonner.
Rev. Lawrence P. Juell, pastor of the Congregational Church, officiated. Interment was in the Lusk cemetery.
Francis Marion Boner was born in California in the gold discovery district, May 8, 1856. A short time later the family returned to Missouri, where Mr. Boner grew to young manhood.
January 1, 1880, he married Susan Emily Cogdill. In 1884, Mr.and Mrs. Boner established their home ten miles southeast of Chadron, Nebraska, and resided there until 1902, when they came to Wyoming and settled in what is now Niobrara county, which has been their home since that time with the exception of a few years in Edgemont, So. Dak.
Thirteen children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Boner, ten of whom survive - six sons and four daughters. Mr. Boner was preceded in death by his wife in 1922, his son Jess only three months ago, and by two children who passed away in childhood.
He is survived by one brother and six sons, Harry and Frank of Hat Creek, Walter of Moorcroft, Harvey of Guernsey, Roy of Edgemont, So. Dak., and Jasper of Billings, Mont.; four daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hamilton of Edgemont, So. Dak.; Mrs. Ethel DeGering, Hat Creek; Mrs. Nellie Miller, La Cantier, Wash., and Mrs. Nora Landes, Houston, Texas.
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