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Preserving the past of Marshall County for future generations since 1908


Thank you for supporting local history!

Our sites and collections, events, and programs would not be possible without your financial support of our efforts to maintain this very important community-dedicated organization, and as a result we have been able to continue our mission to preserve and share our amazing local history since 1908. The generosity of all HSMC members and donors has been exceptional and is greatly appreciated.

The Historical Society of Marshall County extends gratitude for the generous financial support during 2020 and 2021 of the following individuals and local business donors: 

The 918

Abarrotes La Salud, Inc. 

Apgar Family Fund 

Bruin Manufacturing Co. 

Cartwright, Druker, & Ryden 

Casey's General Stores 

Central Iowa Chapter of The Hudson-Essex-Terraplan

Chef King 

Hellberg's Jewelers 

The Hometown Veterinarian 

Jiffy Convenience Store

M. Gervich & Sons 

Marshall County Abstract

Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce 

Meskwaki, Inc. 

Mitchell Family Funeral Home 

Premier Real Estate 

The Optical Center 

Raymon Enterprises, Inc.

SNT Trucking, Inc. 

Shomo-Madsen Insurance 

Taylor’s Maid-Rite   


Deane & Anita Adams

Donald & Carol Adams

Mary Baker

Brad & Ann Bartheld

Edwin Bartine

Robert & Jane Bauer 

Robert B. Becker

Dan & Donna Brandt

Dick & Susan Breed

Chris & Cindy Brodin

Richard Brown

Judy Butler

Joe & Janelle Carter 

David & Valerie Clark 

Betty Collison 

Hal Cooper  

Sharon Depew   

Melvin F. Dostal 

Dennis & Heidi Drager 

John Dresser

Carol Eddy In Memory of Allan Eddy 

Gary & Monica Fulton     

Jean Gorman  

Cathy Green 

Joel & Sharon Greer 

Jim Grossman 

Thomas Haight 

Rolland K. Hauser  

Erik Hegg 

Paul & Fran Hermanson 

Kevin & Julie Hitchins 

Ruth Hovick

Ed & Joyce Hughes 

Stephen & Madelyn Irvine 

Leslie Jones 

Karlene Kingery 

Christine Klukkert

Stanley Kolbe, Jr. 

Carol Larimer 

Julie Jontz Lang     

Ken & Maureen Lyons 

Mark & Betsy Macke 

Sue Martin

Doug & Angela (Mead) Marvin 

Raymond McCready 

Roxanne Mehlisch

Mary Middelkoop

Joann Neven

Nancy Noonan

Mark & Deidre Norton 

Walden & Bonita Paige  

John & Linda Payne

Deanna Downs Petersen 

Larry & Joynell Raymon 

Craig Schwartz 

Judith A. Smith

Mary Kay Sprangers

Karl & Nancy Swessinger

Jerry E. Tigges 

Gordon Tweed 

Deanna R. Ward 

Tim Warden 

Russell & Marie Watt       

Betty Paul Webb 

Pat Williams 

Thomas Williams

Steve Willigrod

Peggy Willits

David & Gladys Winter 

Ruth Yordy

Linda York 

Jerald & Agnes Zeihan  


The Historical Society of Marshall County receives financial support from The Susie F. Sower Trust, membership dues, events, private and corporate contributions, grants, nonprofit organizations, and publication sales.

Past supporters that have contributed to the Historical Society of Marshall County include:

The Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation
The Marshalltown Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Community Foundation of Marshall County
Lennox Industries Inc.