New sign reveals cemetery’s history

Roseland Cemetery is actually a separate, newer cemetery next to the Moran Cemetery. It received a new archway to greet visitors.



May 25, 2023 - 1:47 PM

Darin Robertson, left, and Eli Spencer of Robertson Masonry bolt down the top of a new archway greeting visitors to Roseland Cemetery in Moran Thursday. The entrance shows that Moran has two cemeteries at the south end of town, not one, as many had incorrectly assumed. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

MORAN — A new archway greeting cemetery visitors here will also offer a local history lesson.

Moran has two cemeteries — not one — at the south end of town.

Now, visitors will see what actually is Roseland Cemetery, explained Jamie Stodgell, one of the driving forces behind getting the new arch.

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