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Will Koch was the owner of the Holiday World theme park and Splashin' Safari water park, where children from southern Indiana and beyond would go to have a good time. More than a million people a year would visit his parks where flags are being flown at half-mast in his honor.

Les Richter was an all-pro linebacker at the Los Angeles Rams and later responsible for bringing NASCAR racing to California though he never raced cars or wielded a wrench in his life.

Ronald Konecky, 80, was one of the most popular lawyers for television stars. His clients included Walter Cronkite, Don Hewitt, Roone Arledge,Morley Safer, Stone Phillips, Barbara Walters, Frank Gifford, Alec Baldwin, Budd Schulberg, and Betty Comden.

By T. Rees Shapiro  |  June 16, 2010; 8:34 AM ET
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