M. F. Crosslin, 70, died Monday afternoon at his home, 730 North Allen. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Sweeny-Reser Funeral Home and burial will be in Ridge Park Cometary. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Marvin Frank Crosslin was born in Sedalia, Missouri, August 18, 1902, the son of Joseph and Nevada Shepard Crosslin. He married March 19, 1933 at Olathe, Kansas to Lucille Thornton, who survives of the home. Mr. Crosslin was baptized in the Baptist Church early in life, was a veteran of World War I, and retired in 1967 from the International Shoe Company here.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lucille Thornton Crosslin, of the home; two brothers, Hayden Crosslin, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Henry Crosslin, Branson, Missouri and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Taylor, Tanawanda, New York.

Source: The Democrat News, 3 October 1972

Submitted: Janet Crosslin Seamon