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Pictured at the signing of the Lloyd Jarchow Act are, left to right, Deb Armbruster, Rita LaVenture, Sen. Bob Jauch, Mary Fruehauf, Gov. Scott Walker, Rep. Nick Milroy, Mrs. Tom Larson, Larson staff member Matt Pulda, Rep. Tom Larson and Jauch staff member Lisa Lundquist.

New law restores birth certificates after adoption

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Wednesday was an emotional day for resident Mary Fruehauf and her siblings Deb Armbruster and Bill Jarchow.

A legislative proposal they initiated was signed into law allowing their biological father’s name to be returned to their birth certificates.


Fruehauf and her siblings contacted state Rep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range, a few years ago to explain the difficulty they were experiencing to restore their original birth certificate with their deceased father’s name.

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