River Queen Tavern
"Date: July 28, 2012 The River Queen Tavern in Malta, Ohio has, for decades, been an established bar located on the Muskingum River next to the old bridge that spans the river between Malta and McConnelsville. It is steeped in the aroma of the river, fried food, smoke, booze and the lives of those thousands of patrons who drank there. The bar was one of the watering holes frequented by that wild and wonderful redhead, Marilyn Glanemann, of Corning, Ohio. Marilyn and her boozing friends, the river rats known as "Henry and Mike" and assorted other people from Morgan county were her pals in the late 1980's and early 1990's. While the River Queen was a starting point on Saturday night, Marilyn and her fellow drunks would end up at the FLYING SAUCER BAR (now closed due to the deaths of the owners Gary and Patsy Harbaugh) located at 6515 State Route 60 NW just north of McConnelsville. As of this writing the building is yet standing with the faded outline of a hand-painted flying saucer just to the right of the entrance for which the bar was locally famous. Mike lived just across the river from the "Saucer" on Old River Road and Marilyn would drive her black Ford Ranger truck to Mikes. They would then take a boat across the river to the landing at the Saucer and spend the night drinking, smoking and dancing. Later, they would cross the river back to Mikes. Driving home to Corning "three sheets to the wind" weaving on back-country gravel roads, and avoiding the paved highways, Marilyn never was stopped by the cops. Marilyn Glanemann died by suicide on October 29, 2009. Mike died from cancer in 1998. And Henry, the barfly from those old Flying Saucer roadhouse days, disappeared without a trace. For the rare and obscure reader of this post who may have known Marilyn Glanemann please know that she was cremated and her remains are buried in the family plot at Beech Grove Cemetery and Conn Church on Madison Township Road 435 in Perry county a few miles southwest of Corning, Ohio. Written by Tom Young ( Marilyn's Life Partner) Zanesville, Ohio Email: firstname.lastname@example.org "