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History of Grant Memorial Park


In 1930 Edward Stewart, Josiah Winters, and Judge Robert M. VanAtta began Grant Memorial Park on an 80 acre tract of land west of Western Avenue and Seventeenth and Twenty-sixth streets on the edge of Marion. Their initial offices were in the Hotel Spencer in Marion - now the Grant County Office Building. Through the years, Grant Memorial Park has always been a for-profit cemetery.

John M. Storey and Benjamin R. Needham jointly purchased the cemetery from the Brandon family in 1985. In 1995, Grant Memorial Park became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Needham-Storey Funeral Service, Inc.

(1931)



Grant Memorial Park prior to any development (1930)


The first day on the field to start the work after clearing the surface, May 1930


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