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Mabel Anna Danielson Cayler 1905-1995

CAYLER, DANIELSON, THOMPSON, PETERSEN, WILSON, JOHNSON, COTA, BECKER, LUTZ

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 11/24/2014 at 21:42:28

Mable [Mabel] Cayler
Armstrong Services for Mable A. [Anna] Cayler, 90, of Armstrong were held Saturday, June 3, 1995 at the Turner Funeral Home in Spirit Lake with Pastor Gene Krueger officiating. Interment was held at Armstrong Grove Cemetery in Armstrong. She died Wednesday, May 31.

She was the daughter of Emery and Bertha Danielson on March 1, 1905 in Armstrong and attended country school in Armstrong. She was united in marriage on December 19, 1920 to Donald Elijah Cayler in Cedar Rapids. The couple lived in Norris and Pineridge, S.D. before moving to Estherville in 1932. In 1957, they moved to the Cayler family farm now known as Cayler Prairie near Spirit Lake and raised cattle.

She was a member of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Thompson of Spirit Lake; grandchildren, Chere Petersen of Cheyenne, Wyo.; Joey Thompson of Jackson, Minn; four great grandchildren; four sisters, Rose Johnson of Estherville; Alvera Cota of New Brighton, Minn.; Gladys Becker of Mason City and Florence Lutz of Mesa, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister and two brothers. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 5, 1995)

Mable A. Cayler
March 11, 1905 May 31, 1995
Services were held at Turner Funeral Home, Spirit Lake, on Saturday, June 3, 1995, for Mable A. Cayler, age 90, of Spirit Lake. Gene Krueger officiated.

Pallbearers were Jason Petersen, Mark Coleman, Robert VonHoldt, Clifford Steinberger, and Shane VonHoldt.

Mable Anna Cayler was born to Emery and Bertha Danielson on March 11, 1905, at Armstrong. She attended country school at Armstrong.

On December 20, 1929, she was united in marriage to Donald Elijah Cayler at Cedar Rapids. They lived in Norris and Pineridge, S.D., before to Estherville in 1932. In 1957, they moved to the Cayler family farm now known as Cayler Prairie, near Spirit Lake, where they raised cattle.

The Cayler family homesteaded the farm in approximately 1870 and it remained in the family until it was purchased by the Department of Natural Resources in 1960. The farm was never put into cropland and today remains an original prairie. In 1966, it was named a national natural landmark and it was one of the best examples of native prairie in the United States.

Mable was a member of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed painting; loved all animals and the outdoors; and enjoyed living on her farm.

Surviving is her daughter, Carol Thompson, of Spirit Lake; grandchildren: Chere Petersen of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Joey Thompson of Jackson, Minn.; great-grandchildren: Dana and Kylie Petersen of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and Hayley and Hayden Wilson of Jackson, Minn.; sisters, Rose Johnson of Estherville; Alvena Cota of New Brighton, Minn.; Gladys Becker of Mason City; and Florence Lutz of Mesa, Ariz.; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; her mother and father, Bertha and Emery Danielson; sister, Elsie Steinberger; and brothers, Earl and Albert Danielson.

Interment was in Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong. Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake was in charge of arrangements. (Spirit Lake Beacon, Spirit Lake, IA, June 15, 1995)


 

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