Family Tradition...for 50 years.
When M.E. Marmie first opened his car dealership in 1961, he believed in Great Bend and Central Kansas. He dedicated his life to bringing great automotive products and services to all families in the area. Today, his vision is still at the heart of everything we do. His sons, Jerry and David along with Desa Marmie Behr, are carrying on the family tradition to the highest level.
1961- M.E. Marmie opened the Chrysler Plymouth dealership at 1802 10th Street in Great Bend, Kansas.
1964- David Marmie joined M.E. at the dealership.
1965- The Chrysler dealership was moved from its original location across the street to its present location at 1724 10th Street.
1971- Jerry Marmie joined M.E. and David Marmie at the dealership.
1971- Marmie Motors acquired the Dodge truck franchise.
1977- Marmie Ford opened its doors in St. John, Kansas selling new Ford cars and trucks.
1984- Marmies bought Standish Ford Lincoln Mercury in Great Bend, Kansas.
1985- Marmie Ford opened a new Ford-Lincoln-Mercury facility at its present location at 1815 10th Street in Great Bend, Kansas.
1990- Marmie Motors acquired the Jeep franchise from Chrysler Corporation.
2002- Marmie Ford expanded the parts and service department with a 12,600 square foot addition.
2012- Marmie Ford service expanded with a total of 30 service bays.
Today, Marmies employs 100 full and part-time employees. We are very proud of our highly qualified and experienced staff, with many having more than 25 years at Marmies. We pride ourselves in being involved in our community and taking good care of our customers. We are a full line dealership offering sales, service, parts and body shop. We are very proud of the brands we represent; Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep. We also have high-quality used cars as well as program and pre-owned certified vehicles from Ford and Chrysler. We invite you to visit our dealerships on 10th Street in Great Bend, Kansas or online at www.marmies.net. Our hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m, Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m and Saturday 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
At Marmies - We make it happen for you!