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The opening of the Indiana 4-H Online electronic enrollment system marks the kickoff of the 2017 4-H program in LaGrange County.

Lowell D. Deem, 81, Auburn, Ind., died Sunday, October 9, 2016 at DeKalb Health in Auburn.

Levi E. Bontrager, 89, Shipshewana, died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence.

    Carolyn J. Ferguson, 78, LaGrange, formerly of Angola, Ind., died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

October 13, 1966

Eli Wallace continued his assault on area defenses and the Lakeland record book last Friday night in leading the Lakers to a 35-28 victory over NECC Big School Division rival Fairfield.

Westview claimed the fifth and final team regional berth in Saturday’s girls cross country sectional held at West Noble.

The Westview girls soccer team ran its sectional championship streak to six Saturday afternoon in sun-splashed Emma thanks to a 3-0 shutout of Bethany Christian.

Westview claimed its fourth consecutive IHSAA boys soccer sectional championship Saturday afternoon in LaGrange with a 3-0 victory over the host Lakeland Lakers.

Herbert L. Bergman Jr., 78, Wolcottville, died Friday, October 7, 2016 at his residence.

Charles Bostwick Thacker, 74, Big Turkey Lake, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at his residence.

Leta Jane Frey, 90, Angola, Ind., died Saturday, October 8, 2016.

    She was born October 6, 1926, in Russell, Kan., to Roy and Stella Belle Thoman.

Katie D. Nisley, 80, Goshen, Ind., died Friday, October 7, 2016 at her residence.

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Beverly Jean Hebert, 80, Goshen, Ind., died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Courtyard Healthcare Center.

    She was born January 10, 1936, in Richmond, N.Y., to Frank and Pauline (Harvey) Flood.

    She was a nurse in the U.S. Army during the Korean-War era, achieving the rank of lieutenant. She attended Bristol Church of the Nazarene for many years.

    Surviving are four children, Renee (Lloyd Allen) Harville, Wolcottville, Brenda (Bill) Koch, Tucson, Ariz., Michelle (John) Bishop, Bristol, Ind., and Charles Hebert Jr., Tucson, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Patricia (Irwin) Jenks, New York, and David (Jeanette) Flood, Florida.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hebert, and two brothers, Terry and Frank Flood.

    Celebration of Life was held Friday, October 7, at Bristol Church of the Nazarene.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.elkhart

    Elkhart Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Cindy S. Sherck, 56, LaGrange, died Monday, October 3, 2016 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehab in Angola, Ind.