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Transcribed biography of Lisa Gingerich


My name is Lisa Gingerich, I am eleven years old. I have one sister Kendra, who is 13 years old. I also have one brother, Brent, he is 15. My mother's name is Claramae she is 31. She works with my Aunt Lina at Lina's Bridal Shop. My dad's name is Don he is also 31. He has a company for Standard Oil. He also drives bus #5 for Kouts schools. Also my mom and dad and my uncle Roland Good are the Hopewell Singers. My uncle (Roland Good) is employed at McGills. Also his wife Janet (my aunt) works at the Northern Indiana Bank and Trust Co. I also have a Grandma and Grandpa, Joe and Ada Gingerich that live up in town. My grandpa (Joe Gingerich) worked for 34 years as a janitor at Kouts school, he retired in 75. My family has lived in Kouts all our lives, because my father has a real good job. My father has gained 3 very good jobs since then. My sister and I twirled baton in the Memorial Day parade. My brother played his coronet in the parade. He plays in all the parades. Our family lived in Kouts out in the country where it was quiet -- 3 or 4 neighbors.

Now our house is surrounded with houses. I have 7 cats and 1 dog. The dogs name is Nappy (Napoleon). My cats names are Samantha, Glenda, Tigger, Mittens, Tootsie, Smokye and Bubbles. I also have a puppy George. I play flute in the Kouts band. I enjoy it very much, it's fun. My best friends are Shelly Sitzman, Julie Vollrath, Susan Gant and Jeannie Nuest. I also love school, spelling and reading are my favorite subjects. I like spelling best.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 111

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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