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Area residents named Bicentennial Torch Bearers
Wednesday Jun 29, 2016 10:56am
INDIANAPOLIS – State officials and sponsors announced the names of Bicentennial Torch Bearers for each of Indiana's 92 counties during a news conference at the statehouse this morning.
On the list of Lagrange County torch bearers are: William Conley, Patricia Boase, Tom Miller, Winford Jones, John Egli, Sue Keenan, State Senator Sue Glick, Lakeland Superintendent Eva Merkle, Jodi Getz, Dan Byler, John Senecal, Carlos Oliveros, Ryan Riegsecker, Nathan Jones, and Lane Kratz.
Noble County torch bearers include: Samuel Boggs, Edward Campbell, Jack Garrett, Kendallville Mayor Suzanne Handshoe, Phyllis Herendeen, Fred Inniger, Douglas Keenan, Nelson LeCount , Joy LeCount, Elaine Moser, Craig Munk, John Riemke, Brian Shepherd, Jaren Shepherd, Roberta Stone, and Clara Whan. Arthur Mapes and Gene Stratton-Porter were named posthumous torch bearers.
Torch bearers in Steuben County are: Paul Beckwith, Bill Boyer, Shane Christ, Peg Dilbone, Elizaeth Gilbert, Thomas Hagerty, Lou Ann Homan, Robert Howard, David Olson, Michelle Olson, Bob Osterholt, Dr. Chet Pinkham, Susan Raston, Maxine Ritter, Ronald Smith, Don Smith, Susan Stackhouse, and Bill Stockberger. David Ballinger was named a posthumous torch bearer.