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Posted: Sussex Sun,  November 5, 2008

100 years ago — 1908

Bertha S. Stein, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stein, died Nov. 2 and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Herman Kaderabek ran a meat market in Sussex and F.W. Schroeder in Templeton.

50 years ago — 1958

Sussex’s Ted Tetzlaff was named king of the Menomonee Falls High School homecoming court.

Lake Five Resort came under new management: Lucille and Ashley Wiegand.

25 years ago — 1983

The Hamilton School District received a request from Milwaukee Public Schools to set up student exchanges to achieve racial balance in Milwaukee schools by 1987-88.

Pfc. Michael Brendel of Sussex was in a battle in Grenada.

10 years ago — 1998

Ruby Kazmerchak, 84, a Lisbonite nearly his whole life, died.

Winners of the 15th annual Sussex chili cookoff were Mel Trapp, Carolyn Mrozinski and Jim Skarda.

Tom Konkol coached the Hamilton girls soccer team.

5 years ago — 2003

A memorial tree in honor of Richard Dawn was planted Nov. 5 in Sussex Village Park next to the softball diamond, one of Dawn’s favorite spots in the park.

The Village of Sussex and Bielinski Custom Homes received a $400,000 grant to clean up “brown field” problems at the old Mammoth Spring cannery site.

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