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July 30, 2015 Issue
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Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola

Died: Sunday, July 26, 2015
Age: 56
Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola, 56, Brookfield, Illinois, died Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was the beloved

Cynthia A. Thorson

Died: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Age: 77
Cynthia A. Thorson, 77, a longtime resident of the Geneva lakes area died on July 21, 2015, at Inspiration

Richard Lee Weter

Died: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Age: 74
Richard Lee Weter, 74, Evansville, died Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Monroe Manor, Monroe, with his wife

Norma J. Young

Died: Monday, July 20, 2015
Age: 91
Norma J. Young, 91, Lake Geneva, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Matthews Senior Living, Neenah.
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Born August 3rd
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
1924: Leon Uris, writer whose works include Battle Cry and Exodus.
August 3rd
in history
1546: French printer Etienne Dolet, accused of heresy, blasphemy and sedition, is hanged and burned at the stake for printing reformist literature.
1553: Mary Tudor, the new Queen of England, enters London.
1610: Henry Hudson of England discovers a great bay on the east coast of Canada and names it for himself.
1692: French forces under Marshal Luxembourg defeat the English at the Battle of Steenkerke in the Netherlands.
1805: Mohammed Ali becomes the new ruler of Egypt.