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Posted: Sussex Sun, August 20, 2008


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 board.

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 chief.

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.

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