Clipped From Postville Herald
the Casten, Hart, Rites Held For Charles Tatro Funeral services were held Saturday, 3:00 p. m., at the Schutte Funeral Home for Charles G. Tatro of Castalia, who passed away March 27. He had been in failing health the past year. The Rev. Byron Surface, pastor of the E. U. B. Church in Castalia, officiated. Burial was at Pleasant View cemetery at Castalia. Charles Goodrich Tatro was born at National, Clayton county, Iowa on October 24, 1870, the son of Augusta C. and Rosella Goodrich Tatro. While in his youth, he moved with his parents to Winneshiek county, which has since been his home. He was a farmer all his life. On February 9, 1896 he was married to Anna Laura Gardner. One daughter and four sons were born to this union. He passed away Thursday, March 27, 7:00 a. m., at the age of 87 years, six months and three days. Surviving are his four children, Mrs. Allen Green of Cas,talia, Dewey of Decorah, Gene of Danville, Illinois, and Lyle of Reseda, California; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie McMartin of Jesup and Mrs. Orma Heiner of Phoenix, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his wife, one son Howard, two sisters and three brothers. Those from a distance attending the funeral were: Gene Tatro of Danville, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Tatro and Mrs. Lula Campbell of Decorah; Mrs. Nellie McMartin of Jesup; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Porter of Fayette, Mrs. Ruth Bacon of Randalia, and Mr. and Mrs. Hale Burling of Elkader. .