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Added by: David Elliott, CAPT, USN (Ret.)
|John and Rose Boeve "owned" and ran the Bissell Hotel, Motel and Annex properties in Phillipsburg, Kansas. They later sold the hotel to their son Bob Boeve. The Phillips County Review article of July 4, 1974 "Landmark Hotel Closes" provided by David S. Elliott (who worked as a young boy in the Bissell hotel/motel/annex for the Boeve's. David's grandfather Spencer Elliott Sr also worked in the hotel as a nightclerk after his retirement and sale of the Elliott Hardware Store in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Spencer Elliott's daughter, Luetta, married John Boeve's son, Johnny Boeve. The Boeve's and Elliott's were in-laws.|