Marion County transplants attend reunions in Los Angeles in 1937



Among the former Marion County, Mo., residents attending a picnic in Los Angeles, Calif., in the fall of 1937 was Thomas O'Donnell, who with his brother, Robert, established the O'Donnell Bros., funeral home in Hannibal. Thomas O’Donnell, 1869-1946. Palmyra Spectator, July 22, 1908. Newspapers.com



Former Marion County, Missouri, residents attend picnics in Los Angeles, Calif., in 1937.


1937

Marion County Standard, Palmyra, May 26, 1937

Marion County picnic held in Los Angeles

The annual spring picnic of Marion mountains now in California was held Sunday, May 16, in Los Angeles. The day was delightfully spent and it was a very joyous occasion for people formerly living here to get together again.

Those attending this year were as follows:

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hyde

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Donelson

Mr. and Mrs. Bowen Leake

Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Leake

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Curless

Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Diemer,

Mr. and Mrs. Will Way

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Williams and Betty

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Donelson

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Donelson

Mr. and Mrs. Owen Naegle,

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Curlew

Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Hile

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Hile

Mrs. A.P. Cameron

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cole

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Bixler

Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Craig

Mr. and Mrs. T.Jay Crane

Mr. and MRs. William Crane

Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Huser

Mr. and Mrs.. Pen. L. Terrill

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mahsman

Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Lehenbauer

Mr. and Mrs. Frank O. Deary

Mr. and Mrs.. C.W. Havmond

Mr. and Mrs.. J.W. Coleman

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Hunt

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Erthel

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schofield

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tomlinson

Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Decker

L.M. Hyde

Donald Hyde

Mrs. J.D. Vincent

Dr. F.M. Harrison

Winston Leake

Levi Crook

Miss Ida Bockhold

Mrs. W.Buss

Mrs. Betty Way

Norma Jean Donelson

Harlo Lee Donelson

Robert Naegle

Dale Naegle

Miss Mattie Hamilton

Mrs. Mertrie Cammeugard

Mrs. Mary Biggers

Miss Roberta Corlew

Miss Bernice Bixler

S.H. Dresbach

Ed Friedbach

Carter Bryan

Jack Robinson

Jake Schnitzer

Mrs. Jessie Valbracht

Eugene Gentry

Donald Gentry

Bill Menge

Homer Menge

Cecil Young

Mrs. Anice Glahn

Mrs. Grace Holtz

Miss Elvyn Holtz

Miss Theola Lehenbauer

George (Chuck) Happel

Mrs. Agnes Cherry

Mrs. Margaret Wagner

L.M. White

Mrs. Jessie Bittleston

Mrs. Muriel Dickson

Mrs. Pearl Flagg

Otto Kornder

James King

J.A. Maupin

Mrs. William Gentry

Mrs. Emma Eubanks

Mrs. Reuben Eubanks

Herbert Kriebaum

Mrs.. A. Masoner

Mrs. Effie Chanslor

Mrs. J.H. James

Mrs. Jennie Powell

Miss Lulu Givan

M.E. Herriott

Mrs. Doris Saunders

Mrs. Lena Zwicki

W/R/ Decker

John J. Ahlers

Charles H. O’Haver

Mrs. W.K. Alexander

Mrs. Charles B. Pruitt

A.A. Stout

Frank Wilkinson

Miss Dorothy Wehmeyer

Horace O’Connor

Mrs. Bertha Schanbacher

Harold Hill

H.C. Appler Sr.

H.C. Appler Jr.

Miss Lillie Bixler

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Huser

Mr. and Mrs. D.S. Herriott

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Redman

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Bowen

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foster

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Rothweiler

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Price

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kornder

Mr. and Mrs.. Cal Walker

Mr. and Mrs. H. McVicar

October 20 1937

Palmyra Spectator, Oct. 20, 1937

California picnic largely attended

The Spectator is indebted to Geo. M. Rottweiler of San Pedro, Calif., who has forwarded the list of names of those who attended the Marion County Picnic which was given in Los Angeles last Sunday, Oct. 17. Mr. Rothweiler writes that a bountiful dinner was served by the ladies and speeches were made by Judge T.J. Crane of this county who has been visiting in California for the last six weeks, and by M. Rothweiler of Palmyra who is at present in the western state. Dr. F.M. Harrison, formerly of Palmyra, was also on he speaking program. Dr. Harrison practiced dentistry here for a number of years before going to California. He retired several years ago.

George M. Rottweiler is president of the organization planning the picnics.

The following were in attendance at the picnic last Sunday:

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pruitt

Thos. D. Corlew

Mr. and Mrs. H. Roneker

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Donelson

Mrs. Dan Phillips

Mr. and Mrs. Wm.V. Way

Thomas J. Crane

Mrs. Wm. Z. Crane

Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Crane Jr

Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schmidt

Miss Pauline Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Weerts Buss

Mr. and MRs. Jess W Curless

Mr. and Mrs. R.V. Barton

Fred Cole

James Maupin

Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Huser

Mr. and Mrs. John Gerster

Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Tomlinson

Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Ferre

Mrs. Mary Redman

Robert Phillips

M. Rothweiler

Miss Alta Jane Rothweiler

Miss Virginia Weld

Miss Theola Lehenbauer

Miss June Halfpenny

Miss Bernice Bixler

Mr. and MRs. Geo. Kribel

Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Lehenbauer

Cecil Young

Miss Lennis Young

Miss Ella Hendricks

Miss Helen Taylor

C.B. Taylor

Otto Kornder

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Coleman

Mr. and Mrs. Roy M. Bethel

Mrs. Jessie Valbracht

Mrs. Anice Glahn

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene W. Gentry

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gentry

Mrs. Mary S. Gentry

Mrs. R.M. Eubanks

Mr. W.D. McMurry

Wm. Menge

Mrs. Pearl Leeds Flagg

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Rife

Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Haymond

Mr. and Mrs. K.H. Allen

Mr. and Mrs. O.T. Ashford

Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Kaeltz

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Noble

Mrs. Mary E. Bigger

Dr. F.M. Harrison

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Bowen

Mrs. Carrie Shaller Whitman

Mrs. Bessie H. Rayburn

Mr. and Mrs. Pen L. Terrill

Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Hubner

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Bixler

Ed Friedebach

Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Vander Boom

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Menge and son Jim Frank

Thomas O’Donnell

Richard Harrington

Mr. and Mrs. August Diemer

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Rothweiler

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