Howard Kelly, conductor on the Santa Fe Railway, retired September 26 after 33 years with the company.
He began his career July 9, 1941 as a brakeman and was promoted to conductor May 20.
Kelly’s hobbies include archery, hunting, fishing, sky diving, and traveling. He is a member of the United, Methodist Church; a former member of the Marceline school board; and served in the Marine Corp in World War Two.
Kelly and his wife, Vetta, reside at 120. E. Howe, Marceline.
From: Brookfield Daily News-Bulletin; October 1, 1974