100 years ago — 1909
Rev. C. W. Haywood married Eunice Davidson of
Sussex to Frank Harris of Pewaukee in a major
wedding just before the New Year at the Sussex
50 years ago — 1959
Gaylord Nelson was the state’s
The Sussex Teen Haven, founded in 1946,
completed a very successful year.
Civil Defense courses were offered in Sussex.
A one-pound box of saltine crackers cost 27
cents at the A&P, but the same box cost 25 cents
at National Tea.
25 years ago — 1984
Terry Zignego was the Sussex Library’s
The library changed its Wednesday hours from
3 to 8 p.m. to noon to 8 p.m.
Christmas Eve temperatures went down to –24
Lisbon farm lady Frieda Tutzke, 85, died Dec.
10 years ago — 1999
A 15-inch blizzard Jan. 2 caused white-out
Ron Evert filed his nominating papers to run
for the Lisbon Town Board.
5 years ago — 2004
Arthur and Theresa Jochman and their
daughter, Jessica, escaped a house fire at their
Lisbon home in Lynndale Farms West, but lost
their home and two cars to the flames.
Walt and Donna Wegner celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversary. Walt had been a Hamilton
teacher, football coach and assistant principal
during his 1961-91 career.