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Virginia Ann “Ginny” Lambright, 80, Oakland, Calif., formerly of Goshen and Syracuse, Ind., died June 14, 2016.

Sadie A. Hochstetler, 88, Shipshewana, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her residence.

Lori Ann DeKay, 46, Goshen, Ind., died Monday, June 27, 2016.

    She was born October 12, 1969, in Elkhart, Ind.

A Howe woman was charged this week in Michigan for a May 11 incident that left a Sturgis woman dead.

The LaGrange County Regional Utility District Board will meet in a special session on Friday, July 1, at 8 a.m.

Yvonne L. Stopher, 66, Warsaw, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Ind.

During the spring or summer you may have noticed rings of lush growing grass in your lawn. This ring is a turf disease called fairy ring.

Max D. Lowe, 83, Topeka, died June 16, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born May 8, 1933, in Angola, Ind., to Edgar C. and Mary M. (Ryan) Lowe.

Norma Jean Shultz, 74, Howe, died Monday, June 27, 2016 at her residence.

Fabian Wood, 94, Sturgis, Mich., died Saturday, June 25, 2016.

    He was born October 25, 1921, in Bronson, Mich., to Joseph and Mary (Kibiloski) Wood.

John Franklin "Poppi" Pinney, 95, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Thurston Woods Village.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

June 30, 1966

 

The town of Wolcottville will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.

Stroh will kick off the county’s 4th of July celebrations with Stroh Days on Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.

Long-time Topeka business owner Marcia Chambers will be the Topeka 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal next Monday.

Stella JoAnn Hughes, 74, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Lydia H. Yoder, 104, Garnett, Kan., formerly of Shipshewana, died Saturday, June 25, 2016 at her residence.

Harley T. Lambright, 85, Topeka, died Friday, June 24, 2016 at his residence.

Norman Lee Eash, 26, Elkhart, Ind., died Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Elkhart General Hospital.