This Week in Odessa History
Last updated 10/28/2021 at 7:41am
100 years ago
Oct. 28, 1921
Catholics buy cemetery site. The Odessa Catholic church has purchased from Joss. Reitner, two acres and a half of land just west of the Odessa cemetery, of which F.L. Kucera is now drafting a plat for a cemetery site. The present Catholic cemetery on the hill southwest of town was thought by members of the church too far from town to keep up in the way that they would like to have it, and offers have been made to those having relatives laid away at the old cemetery, a place to inter them in the new if they will move their remains there.
Rock Point cut 7½ feet. A...