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50 Years Ago in the Standard

June 2, 1966


Finn, a German Shepherd/Husky mix and three times rescued dog, now has his “fur-ever” home.

Marion Ellsworth Bell peacefully rejoined his Heavenly Father on Thurs., May 26, 2016, with his bride of nearly 75 years by his side.

William Wade “Billy” Conley, 73, LaGrange, formerly of Wolcottville, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at St. Joe Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Swimming lesson and summer recreation registration…

Summer day camps are now accepting registrations.

The Shipshewana Area Historical Society (SAHS) has plans for several activities this year to celebrate the state’s bicentennial.

The proposed Michiana Event Center (MEC) site on the south side of Shipshewana is closer to being part of the town itself.

A three-vehicle accident on May 29 injured three people.

Three OWI arrests were made over the weekend.

Gracye A. Notestine, 85, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, May 27, 2016 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.

Jeffery Allen Caywood, 49, Garrett, Ind., died Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Garrett.

Ruby F. Fry, 95, LaGrange, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Chandler Place in Kendallville, Ind.

Donald E. Banks, 57, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born July 7, 1958, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Paul and Imogene (Barth) Lewis.

Donna J. Hendricks, 65, Sturgis, Mich., died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.