50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 8, 1965
Dr. Richard Deal Lieb, 89, Auburn, Ind., died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at his residence.
H. Delevan “Del” Sherman, 65, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Joyce N. Arthur, 90, LaGrange, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
Dr. Kenneth James Koger, 86 West Lafayette, Ind., died Saturday, July 4, 2015 at University Place.
Louise Groh-Miller, 92, LaGrange, died Monday, July 6, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.
Gordon Hackworth contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on July 5 regarding a burglary.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted shortly after 8 p.m. on July 6 regarding a protection order violation.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on July 7 regarding a stolen motorbike.
Robert Charles Rittermeyer, 78, Kendallville, Ind., died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Addisyn Brooke Conley, 6 weeks, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at her aunt’s residence in Topeka.
Long-time LaGrange County Highway Superintendent Jeff Brill has announced that he will retire from his position and the county highway department on September 30 of this year.
It’s a sure sign of summer when the LaGrange County 4-H Fairgrounds is being readied for the county fair.
The Franke family of five has grown to a robust family of 16. All 16 recently took a trip to Germany, the original five visiting for the first time in 40 years.
Glenn L. Rowe, 86, died Friday July 3, 2015 at Presence Sacred Heart in Avilla, Ind.
Larry Allen Leonard, 66, Middlebury, died Sunday, July 5, 2015.
He was born June 27, 1949, in Sturgis, Mich., to Marion C. and Thelma (Balk) Leonard.
Ralph H. Pelfrey, 85, Howe, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at his residence.