Homer Case, son of Othanal and Barbara Case was born in Ringgold County, Iowa, July 15, 1870 and departed this life May 2, 1943 at his home near Ellston, Iowa. This community has been his home most all his life.
He was married to Miss Nellie Arnold, December 7, 1895. To this union were born two children. Mrs. Myrtle Wood of near Tingley and Orville R., who passed away February 1, 1940. Five brothers have preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his departure, his wife, daughter and grandchildren; two brothers, George C. of Salem, OR., and Will H. of Farragut, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Mandy Beets of Mitchell, SD., and Mrs. Susan Ludd of Grand River, Iowa.
Mr. Case was a member of the Christian Church at Ellston for 35 years.