G. I. A.

G. I. A.’s, as most sub-ordinate Divisions call them­selves, is so called because they are wives of Locomo­tive Engineers. The proper name is Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Strangely enough, while Marceline is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee, so is the Grand International Auxil­iary, which was organized October 16, 1887.

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St. Francis Hospital


St. Francis Hospital as it is known today, originated as a ten-bed structure built in 1923 by Floyd Neiman, Marceline Contractor, for Ola Putman. M. D., as a memorial to his father, Benjamin S. Putman, M. D., who had served the Marceline area forty-seven years as physician and surgeon. He called it the … > More >

Dolores Marsh

Dolores Marsh, age 84, of Meadville, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. A funeral service will be Monday, February 2, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Brookfield. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Brookfield. The family will receive friends Monday at the church from … > More >

Roberta Ann Ross

Roberta Ann Ross, age 78 of Marceline, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at North Kansas City Hospice Care. Roberta was born at Marceline, Missouri on March 18, 1936 to Frederick Alexander and Katherine Grace (Passig) Still. She married Donald H. Ross on December 25, 1954 and he preceded her in death in 1996. Roberta was … > More >

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