George Edward Pollard, 1921-2016

US Army, 1945-1946

Corporal George E. Pollard was drafted and began his service in May 1945 until
July 1946. By the time George actually deployed to the war scene in 1945, the
battle at the European Front had come to an end and the American Forces were
left to occupy the ravaged countries. George served … > More >

Seventh-day Adventist School | Marceline.us

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 >

Second Baptist Church

Man is by nature a worshipful creature however crude the form of worship might be. He is endowed with attributes which cry out the worthiness of God, hence, man provides a shrine at which to worship.

On January 5, 1901, the following baptized believers, Jeff Oliver, Mamie Oliver, J. R. Herndon, W. L. Herndon, 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 >

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 >

Marvin Lyle Franklin, Jr. (1945 -1967)

US Army, 1965-1967

Tomb Position: Assistant Relief Commander, Sentinel

Marvin “Lyle” Franklin Jr., 22, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, entered into eternal rest on August 31, 1967. He was born on July 15, 1945 in Oklahoma City, where he graduated from Putnam City High School in 1963. He was a member of the loway Tribe of … > More >