De Soto

I had business on Saturday in Potosi, so I left early enough that I could drive through De Soto, Missouri and visit the cemetery where my ancestors are buried.

And marvel again at the old Texaco station by Mahn funeral home.

My paternal grandparents and great-grandparents are buried side by side.

Nearby is Pop Carter’s elder sister Elsie and her husband:

That Texaco station:

And the house where I fell in love with the My Fair Lady original cast album:

My grandparents built this ranch-style home in 1967.

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