100 years ago — 1908
Anna Marie (Eisenhauer) Stier, wife of Jacob
Stier, died Aug. 19, 1908, and was buried in Sussex
Zion Church Cemetery.
50 years ago — 1958
Richard and Thelma Weber’s two-year-old son,
Peter, died after ingesting gasoline from a pump at
the family farm just east of Halquist quarry.
Lannon Village President Joe Turner resigned. The
Village Board then elected Village Trustee Frank
Clucus president and added Louie Gissal to the
25 years ago — 1983
Chester Hext, a Lisbon farmer who could trace his
ancestry back to the Pilgrims, died at 89.
The Sussex High School 1920-1947 all-class
reunion drew 385 people to Marchese’s Danceland.
10 years ago — 1998
Charles M. DiPiazza was named Lisbon police
Anita Malsch died one day short of her 100th
birthday. Her family ran the former Malsch Furniture
Co. in Sussex.
Katy Holt was editor of the Sussex Sun.
5 years ago — 2003
Former Mammoth Spring Canning Co. executive and
Olde Templeton Inn owner Carl Stolper, the driving
force behind the push to acquire land for a Sussex
Village Park in 1958, died at 83.