Obituary for John Artie Cayler
26 October, 1898 - 20 March, 1987
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Graveside services for John A. Cayler, 88, of Homedale, who
died Friday, March 20, at a Boise nursing home, will be held
at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilder Cemetery.
Pastor Michael Baugher of the Homedale Seventh-day
Adventist Church will officiate under the direction of Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mr. Cayler was born Oct. 26, 1898, at Mapleton, Kan.,
to Benjamin F. and Amanda Shippey Cayler. He was raised
in Kansas and moved to Washington state, where he worked in
the shipyards during World War I. He homesteaded in the
Marsing-Homedale area in 1937. In 1945 he moved to
Colorado, where he worked in the gold and silver mines.
He returned to Homedale in 1947, where he had since resided.
He is survived by two daughters, Wanda Clason of The
Dalles, Ore., and Donna Geissler of Quito, Ecuador; two sons,
Ben Cayler Sr. of Homedale and Donald D. Cayler of Boise; a
sister, Marie Bishop of Yates Center, Kan.; numerous
grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by six brothers, five sisters,
two daughters, a son and a grandson.
Friends may call at the Dakan chapel from 5 to 8 p.m.