photo by Dennis Dalman
Larry Tillemans, shown here in his Country Manor apartment, has given more than 450 talks about the importance of remembering the Holocaust and its more than 10 million victims. Next to Tillemans is one of his posters he displays during his presentations. Tillemans, who lived for many years in St. Joseph, was a clerk typist for the U.S. Army who typed up and prepared transcripts during the trials of Nazi war criminals at the end of World War II.

Tillemans movie to be shown on ‘Holocaust Remembrance Day’

by Dennis Dalman

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“Never forget!”

That is the oft-repeated advisory that followed the systematic butchery of Jews and other “undesirables” and ethnic minorities during World War II in Europe.

Larry Tillemans is one man who has dedicated a major part of his life to ensure people never forget what happened in those death camps.

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Jacob Richter is an active teenager who is an athlete and enjoys spending time outdoors. He also likes to help his grandfather, Ray, split firewood.

Student spotlight: Jacob Richter is an avid outdoorsman

by Cori Hilsgen

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Jacob Richter is an active teenager – an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, archery and other activities. He is also an athlete and plays hockey and baseball.

Richter, 13, is in seventh-grade at Kennedy Community School. He is the son of Ladawna Ruth and Jeff Richter. He has one brother – Darryn, 5.