Ruth Casner


December 11, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Ruth Elaine Casner, 62, Iola, died at her home Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 2014.
She was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Marion R. and Edith Florence (Enos) Lybarger. She married Keith Arnold Casner Feb. 14, 2014, in Yates Center. He survives of the home.
Ruth worked as a hairstylist for many years, and she was a verified tribal member of the Citizen Band Potawatomi Tribe Indian Nation. Her father, Marion, was a survivor of the World War II P.O.W. camps in Germany.
In addition to her husband, Ruth is survived by her children, Brent Turner of La Crosse, Wis., Brady Dilda of Fort Scott, Ryan Dilda of Vero Beach, Fla., Chris Dilda of Frisco, Texas, and Raef Cameron Lee Casner and Evan Keith Casner, both of Iola; a brother, Gene Lybarger of Fort Scott; four grandchildren, Sadie and Bryanna Turner, Jack Dilda and Cameron Dilda; and an aunt, LaVon Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Bryan Turner, and a brother, Allen Lybarger.
The family received friends Tuesday evening at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Following cremation, Ruth will be interred at the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Care to Share and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be emailed to [email protected]

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