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Ellen Casner


March 26, 1954
November 12, 2018

Visitation 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Friday, November 16, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 1:00 P.M. Friday, November 16, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

Ellen M. Casner, 64, of Centralia passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on March 26, 1954 the daughter of George Jr. and Evelyn (Tucker) Cook in Centralia. She married Terry G. Casner on March 11, 1972 in Centralia and he preceded her in death on November 28, 2017.

Ellen was devoted to her family including her surviving children, Terry E. Casner of Centralia, George Casner of Centralia, Jessica Carter of Centralia, and Susan Sloat and husband Bill of Centralia; 14 cherished grandchildren; 5 precious great-grandchildren; brothers, Vernon Cook of Basile, LA, William Cook of Centralia, and John Cook of Centralia; and sisters, Georgia Lambert of Centralia, Cindy Crane of Sandoval, and Mary Pearce of Centralia.

Along with her loving husband of 45 years, Terry G. Casner, Mrs. Casner was preceded in death by both her parents, George Jr. and Evelyn Cook; and her daughter, Melissa Bundy.

Ellen had an appreciation for music and listened to it often. She spoiled her family with amazing cooking and endless love. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother who cherished her family dearly.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor Chuck Smith officiating. Friends and Relatives are invited to visiting hours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Centralia. Irvin Macz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Ellen’s honor to St. Judes. Online condolences and memories of Ellen may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.