Here' 5/27's obituaries & Remember When......
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p.6 & 7
Angelo J. Dubay, 83, died May 21, 2004
Keith R. Krotz, 71, died May 18, 2004
Richard F. Draper, 73, died May 20, 2004
James G. Devin, 82, died May 22, 2004
Robert W. Krepps, 77, died May 21, 2004
Terry C. Bennett, 52, died May 13, 2004
Lillian R. Szpak, 96, died May 19, 2004
Reprinted with permission from the author of Remember When..., p. 7,
Arcade Herald, May 27, 2004, copied by Trish Hackett Nicola (*See below
for information on how to receive a copy of the original article or obituary.)
10 Years Ago, May 26, 1994
This issue included an article about the upcoming 50th anniversary of the re-capture of
Guam from the Japanese, based on the experiences of local Navy Seabees (Construction
Battalion) veterans Otto WEICHMANN of Chaffee and George MAW of Java.
Deaths: Kyle JORDAN, 23, of Holland; Catherine HERLAN WOODS, 83, of Arcade; Alfred
"Sonny" THIEMAN, 70.
25 Years Ago, May 31, 1979
Several former pastors joined in the dedication of the new 40 by 60 foot sanctuary of the
Calvary Alliance Church in Arcade.
Clarence PIXLEY of Machias died at age 84.
35 Years Ago, May 29, 1969
The Reverend Richard RUTECKI of Delevan announced that St. Pius X School would not re-open
in September due to a lack of teachers. Most of the 200 students in grades kindergarten
through eight would be absorbed into the Pioneer school systems.
Pioneer officials were also anticipating the enrollment of 20 more students in grades
seven and eight from St. Mary's School in Strykersville and St. Patrick's School
in Java Center. Both of those parochial schools planned to continue their kindergarten-six
Raymond WALROD of Arcade died at age 60.
50 Years Ago, May 27, 1954
Controversy arose over the Delevan-Machias school board's decision to close some
classroom areas and adopt double sessions for grades kindergarten through six.
A large barn on the Stanley KROLICK farm near Arcade was destroyed by fire.
Bob Highland's Starlighters provided the music for Holland Central School's junior
prom, "Paris in the Springtime."
Deaths: Blanche BAKER PERRYMAN, 73, of Arcade; Mae Gertrude WAKLEE ATWATER, 54, of
Delevan; Lafayette GEER, 74, of Arcade.
60 years later--Arcade man receives Bronze Star
James BOOKMILLER has finally been honored for his service to his country in Central Europe
during World War II. (Article & photos)
Remembering those who served--Arcade man's story brings World War II Pacific Theater
to life--article and photos of Eugene STRANZ.
Yesterday's Images: Sam's Gas Station in Chaffee, 1956. (the original structure,
set up by Earl and Marilyn Northrup, both age 22.)
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