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Seventh-day Adventist School

In August, 1944, the members voted to build an elementary school. The nine lots west of the church were purchased from George Lohmar for a playground and the new school building. But while the new school was being erected the members voted to have school in the smaller room of the church. So on the … > More >

The Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Seventh-day Adventist church as a congregation was organized in 1913, with Elder French of Hamilton as pastor. For two years the congregation met in the homes of the members. In 1915, they purchased the present church building on West Crocker Street from the Holiness Denomination.

While the congregation of the Marceline church is rather … > More >

Warren F. Haley (1925-2008)

US Army, 1945-1946

My dad, Warren Haley, son of Earl and Jessie Riley Haley, was born August 13, 1925 in rural Marceline. He was in the 11th Army Air Force, Cargo Resupply Unit, serving as crew chief of supply drops.

His unit was in the South Pacific, island hopping through New Guinea, the Philippines and … > More >

Michael R. Haley (born 1947)

US Army, 1966-1968

My name is Michael Roy Haley, born August 9, 1947 at the old old St. Francis Hospital in Marceline. My parents were Warren F. Haley and Pearl Lourene Cowser Haley.

After the death of a cousin the family broke up. Uncle Howard, a WWII veteran of Europe, moved back to Hammond, IN. … > More >

A Veteran’s Family

Carl T. Wright and Freda Wright were married in the 1940’s. From their marriage, eight children were born: seven boys and one girl. Carl was a farmer, Freda a homemaker. Both of their families have a history of service in the United States military. Carl had five brothers who served in World War Il. His … > More >

Captain Victor Kenneth Olinger

United States Army

My father entered the US Army at Fort Logan Colorado on January 7, 1942, later assigned to Ft. Riley. On June 25, 1942 he was promoted to Corporal, and assigned to the 5 Training Squadron at the Calvary Replacement Training Center, Fort Riley Kansas.

From Fort Riley he was transferred to Company … > More >

John B. Krumpelman

This is my Story…

I graduated from Marceline high school in 1961 and farmed with my dad until being drafted May 17, 1966. I was inducted in the army at the induction station in Kansas City and got orders to go to Fort Leonard Wood, MO for basic training. While at the reception center I … > More >

Charles L. Fry ~ 1942-2019

United States Army (1960-1963) – B Company, 122nd Ordnance Battalion

Charles Fry, or “Charlie” as many knew him, was born and raised on a farm near Mendon, MO. He went to school in Marceline, MO, and then in Keytesville, MO, where he graduated in 1960. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and … > More >

M.H. “Slick” Taylor, Jr. (1909-1986)

US Navy, 1942-1945

On Friday, November 1, 1940 The Marceline News printed a List of Serial Draft Numbers. Mann
Howe Taylor was #457.

On Friday, October 23, 1942 The Marceline News carried the following:

Mr. Taylor Leaves Nov. 3

Equipped with three pipes, four cans of smoking tobacco and three large boxes of matches, > More >