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June 30, 2016 Issue
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Arlene Theresa Dorothy Arntz

Died: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Age: 79
Arlene Theresa Dorothy Arntz, 79, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, June

Florian 'Greg' Jesski

Died: Monday, June 20, 2016
Florian “Greg” Jesski, Genoa City, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Atrium Post Acute Care of

Rita M. Leahy

Died: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Age: 81
Rita M. Leahy, 81, Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at the Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. She

Jeffery R. Patek

Died: Thursday, June 23, 2016
Age: 49
Jeffery R. “Jeff” Patek, 49, passed away with peace and grace after a strong and courageous fight against

Lorraine A. Petersen

Died: Friday, June 24, 2016
Age: 97
Lorraine A. Petersen, 97, Lake Geneva, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2016. She was born
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1899: Thomas Dorsey, American songwriter, singer and pianist, the father of gospel music.
1902: William Wyler, film director (The Best Years of Our Lives, Ben Hur).
1903: Amy Johnson, English aviator.
1915: Willie Dixon, blues musician.
1915: Sydney Pollack, film director (Tootsie, Out of Africa).
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1945: The New York State Commission Against Discrimination is established--the first such agency in the United States.
1950: American ground troops arrive in South Korea to halt the advancing North Korean army.
1961: British troops land in Kuwait to aid against Iraqi threats.
1963: The U.S. postmaster introduces the zip code.
1966: The U.S. Marines launch Operation Holt in an attempt to finish off a Vietcong battalion in Thua Thien Province in Vietnam.