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PanA B JAnuary 9:1997 Ooad City. HArold Quad City HeraM YESTERYEARS January 8, 1937 Thelma Collins entertained a num- ber of youn g friends Saturday evening in honor of her birthday. The evening was spent playing monopoly. Those present were Elsie Cox, Mary Hice, Viola Pierce, Doris Slade, Marjorie Lamoreux, Bill Thomas, James and Robert Livingston, George Brown, Robert Cox, Stanley Childers, Allen Conger and Donald Pierce. Columbia Lodge No. 193, E & A. M. at their last meeting installed the following officers: Walter Cornehl, W. M.; Stanley Slade, S.W.; Arthur G. Hopp, J.W.; G.C. Brake, trea- surer; Wm. Mahaney, secretary; John W. Troutman, S. D.; Damond Morris, J. D.; Bert Berry, tyler. A number of young folk attended a party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bouska, New Year's eve. The evening was spent playing games and at a late hour chili con came was served. At midnight they went out to celebrate and ring bells. Later des- sert was served at the C.B. Lamoreux home. Those in the party were Carol, John and Zoe Allen, Lynn Ralph and Marjorie Lamoreux, Lela Asmussen, Sybil Jane Morris, Betty Jo and Lanna Lu Bouska, George Brown and Bill Thomas. Many on the streets of Brewster are talking of the appointment of a marshal and water commissioner to replace the present incumbent, Harry E. McCartney. The report is that Claude B. Wilhelm living across the river, will be appointed to the posi- tion. City officials have not confirmed or denied the report of the change in the appointive position. January 12, 1967 A public installation of officers of Bridgeport Rainbow Assembly 111 was held at the Bridgeport Masonic Temple January 8. The officers installed were: Worthy Advisor, Julie Troutman; Worthy Associate Advisor, Anna Bayless; Charity, Joan Picken; Hope, Nikki Bomar; Faith, Pat Hammond; Re- corder, Laura Lee Monroe; trea- surer, Pam Hicks; Chaplain, Kathi Schmidt; Drill Leader, Portia Godbey; Love, Patty Powers; Religion, Su- san Hammond; Nature, Debbie Gamble; Immortality, Jeanne See; Fidelity, Teresa Marchand; Pa- triotism, Maria McClure; Service, Georgia Morris; Confidential Ob- server, Tina Thoapson; Outer Observer, Darla M-cClure; Musi- cian, Jo Hanford; Choir Director, La Donna Alexander. The courtesy officers installed were: Page, to the East, Peggy Monroe; Page to the West, Shan Bennett; Page to the North, Tara West; Page to the South, Jean Valdez; Page to Faith, Alberta Blanchard; Proteins, Red, Kristin Morton; Orange, Dana Hicks; Yellow, Donna Kemp; Green, Pam Marchand; Blue, Kathy Looper; Indigo, Debbie North; Violet, Myra Harmon. Flag Bear- ers, American Flag, Kathy Looper; Rainbow Flag, Kristine Morton. The choir installed was: Kristine Morton, Dana Hicks, Donna Kemp, Pam Marchand, Kathy Looper, Debbie North, and Myra Harmon. The theme of the newly installed Worthy Advisor was "Follow Every Rainbow" and her colors were tur- quoise and silver. For entertainment Nancy McLean, Susie Ross, and Lori Bender sang "Climb Every Moun- tain" accompanied by Iona Aslakson. Mrs. John Kinzel had a birthday party for her husband on Friday night. They had two tables of pinochle. Saturday was Regina Kinzels birth- day, so she had seven of her little friends for a birthday party. January 6, 1977 Brian C. Paynter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Paynter of Bridgeport, will be honored at an Eagle County of Honor Ceremony to be held Janu- ary 9. Ground was broken in December fora 24 until motel at Bogey Heights beside the Alia Lake Golf Course. Construction will take place in the spring, according to builder-owner Vadghn Wolfe. Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce officers for the coming year areArnie Wetzel, president; Carolyn Urban, vice president; Louise Reeve, secre- tary; and Jan Twombly, treasurer.. Senior Citizens selected a slate of officers for the new year Sunday. Selected for the coming season were Freeman Meyers, president; June Green, vice president; RitaWhitinger, secretary; Norma Wilson, treasurer. Selected to the Board of Directors for the three years were Mary Davis and Charlie Smith. January 10, 1957 MummaTrucking lostoneoftheir trucks ov.er the embarkment at the back of their property in Brewster apparently from failure of a hand brake to hold the parked, loaded vehicle. Seen skating at Alta Lake from Bridgeport on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Small, Mr. and Mrs. George Attwood, Mr. and Mrs. Newman and the Gibson children, Dr. Albright and the Schrveders with Dan and Audrey and Mary Eggelston. The ice was like glass. The Sunflower Bluebird group met Monday after school. We elected officers as follows: President, Judy Monroe; Secretary, Linda Adams. Judy Kiney and Beverly Fowler are finishing terms as Vice President and as Scribe. Susan Moore brought refreshments and fun was had by playing Beat the Clock. The Blue- birds and Campfire Girls observed 12th Night by burning Christmas trees at Berryman Park. Hot cocoa and cookies were served. Beverly Fowler, Scribe. SHULL'S TOWING & PARTS 24 HR. Towing Service 689-2292 or 1-800-822-5761 Brewster Under New Ownership Mort. - Fri., 8- 6; Sat., 8 - 3 BEAUTY PALORS PHOTOGRAPHY .i i O B I "00'YlJTR I E S I ALFRED WALLACE "WALLY" WAGG CATHERINE BOLINGER McCALL Alfred Wallace "Wally" Wagg, 66, of Brewster, died Monday, January 6, 1997 in the Okanogan-Douglas Hospital at Brewster. ' He was born March 18, 1930 the son of Samuel W. and Lessie Mac (Robbins) Wagg at The Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, moving to Pateros with his family where he attended school and graduated from the Pateros High School. Wally was employed with the Nickeil Orchards and for 25 years he was employed at the Chevrolet Garage in Brewster after which he worked at the Chief Joseph Dam. On April 7, 1971 he married Leah M. Sleeth at Omak. Wally was a member of the Chelan Eagles #2218. He was active in the youth sports in Pateros, an avid hunter and fisherman, a volunteer fireman and a talented musician, playing for dances in the community. He is survived by his wife, Leah at the home in Brewster; two sons, Greg Wagg of Brewster and Robbin Wagg of East Wenatchee; a daughter, Keli Wagg Rice of Klamath Falls, Oregon; two brothers, Kyle Wagg and Bill Wagg both of Brewster; four sisters, Helen Rector of Wenatchee, Dot Sampson and Nell Tarbell both of Brewster, Evelyn Bonar of Pateros; two step children, Bud Brumbaugh of Anchorage, Alaska and Darlene Nelson of Irrin, Oregon; seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Services will be conducted Saturday, January 11, 1997 at 11 a.m. from the Barnes Chapel, Brewster. Private interment. Visitation Thursday and Fri- day from 1-8 p.m. at Barnes Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund. Services under the direction of Barnes Chapel, Brewster. WILMA H. BUCKINGHAM Wilma H. Buckingham, passed away January 2, 1997 in Brewster, Washington. She is survived by two sons, Jackie Buckingham, Bridgeport, Washing- ton and Ronald Buckingham, Spokane, Washington; one foster daughter, Ann Benskin, Eldorado Springs, Me.; three sisters, Dorothy Canfield, Georgia Longanecker and Genevieve Wheeler; two brothers, Robert (Bob) Alexander and Eugene (Gene) Alexander, all of Brewster; seven grandchil- dren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Buckingham, her parents, William and Pearl Alexander, three brothers, Milburn Alexander, John Alexander 0Vlurrow), Bill Alexander, and one sister, Mildred Hatch. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 7, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at Brewster Assembly of God, 202 W. Indian Avenue, Brewster, Washington with Rev. Paul Wheeler officiating. Interment in the Bridgeport Cemetery. Ball & Dodd Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. D()NNA MAE DAVIS Donna Mac Davis, 59, of Waitsburg, died from cancer December 24, 1996, at her home. A private graveside service was held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Waitsburg Cemetery. A memorial service followed at 2:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Waitsburg. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Waitsburg Ambulance Service, Box 244, Waitsburg; St. Mary Regional Cancer Center, 401 W. Popular St., Walla Walla; St. Mary Home Health Care, P.O. Box 1477, Walla Walla; or to a charity of the donor's choice through Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. Second St. Mrs. Davis was born September 4, 1937, in Wenatchee to Donald Herrick and Ruby Gertrude Hicks Rose. She grew up and attended schools, in Mansfield, Washington, graduating from high school there in 1955. While growing up she was active in 4-H and the grange. She met her future husband, Glynn DeWayne Davis of Bridgeport, Washington, in 1955 and they were married Sept. 20, 1958. She received a bachelor of arts in education from Central Washington College, Ellensburg, in 1959 and began her teaching career in Thorp, Washington, that same year. The couple moved to Waitsburg with their newborn son in 1961 and she began teaching in Dayton at that time. With the birth of their daughter in 1967, she gave up her teaching career to care for her family. She returned to teaching, which she loved, at Prescott in 1969. She continued teaching there in various capacities until retiring in 1994. Mrs. Davis was an active member ofPEO Champter BE and held various offices in the organization. She was an active member of Rainbow and was a past worthy advisor of the Bridgeport group and was a current advisor board member of the Waitsburg chapter. She had received the Rainbow Cross of Coloi" Degree. She was a member and past president of Odako and being a member of Koinonia was very important to her, as the organization's main focus was providing scholarships to youths for further education. She was also an active member of Washington State Teachers Association, American Asso- ciation of Retired Persons, Blue Mountain Snowmobile Club and the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed crafts, snowmobiling, boating, camping and spending time at their cabin in the mountains. She had an extraordinary zest for life and was dedicated to her children and her three grandchildren, Aryn and Seth Davis, both of Kiickitat, and Coe Richards of Kingston, Washington. Mrs. Davis is surviyed by her husband, at the home; a son, Kevin Davis ofKlickitat; a daughter, Wendy Richards of Kingston; two brothers, Donald Rose of Normandy Park, Washington, and John Rose of Chelan..She was preceded in death by her parents. Catherine Bolinger McCall, 90, of Methow, beloved mother and grand- mother, died Monday, Decemr 30, 1996, in the Okanogan-Douglas Hospital in Brewster. She was born October 6, 1906, the daughter of William A. and Edith B. (Hall) Ross at Seattle. In 1922, she moved with her family to Carlton and was graduated from Twisp High School in 1926, after which she attended Washington State College, graduating cum laude in 1932. On August 17, 1932, she married Morris A. Bolinger at Carlton. They made their home in Carlton, and for a short time they lived in Seattle moving back to the Methow in 1942. Catherine was employed as the bookkeeper for the packing sheds of Bolinger Orchards and the Methow Packers. For 12 years she was em- ployed as the postmaster at Methow. In 1972, she married Harold McCall at Yakima. Catherine was a member of the Eastern Star for a number of years. She had many interests, including playing cribbage, reading and environmental issues. She is survived by her husband, Harold, of Brewster; two sons, Peter R. Bolinger of Republic, and Morris S. "Mike" Bolinger of Anchorage, Alaska; a sister, Helen R. Elledgeof Brewster; eight grandchildren, Dori Bolinger Batson of East Wenatchee, Gregory H. Bolinger of Omak; P.Ross Bolinger of Bellingham, Catherine M.T. Bolinger Hullinger of Omak, Morris A. "Reese" Bolinger II of Anchorage, Alaska, David G. Hanks and Danny C. Hanks, both of Republic, and Renee Parades of Atlanta, GA.; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was pre- ceded in death by her first husband, Morris, February 7, 1966; a grandson, Skylan Lizotte; and a brother, William A. Ross. Services were conducted Saturday, January 4, 1997 at 1 p.m. from the Methow Community Church at Methow with Pastor Earl Cater, officiating. Interment in the Methow Cemetery. Services under the direction of Barnes Chapel, Brewster. JEAN E. BICKLE Jean E. Bickle, 60, a .longtime resident of Wenatchee, died Thursday, December 26, 1996, at her home in Wenatchee. She was born on October 8, 1936, at Pateros, to Arthur Lee and Nellie Rose (Lee) Brooks. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Wenatchee. Here, she received her early education. In 1955, she married Pedro A. Gapan in Wenatchee. A large part of Jean's life was spent raising her children. She enjoyed working on jig-saw puzzles and doing embroidery. In her younger days, she enjoyed fishing. She was also involved with helping people in need, taking in many homeless individuals at her home. Survivors include her husband, Ed A. Custer, of Wenatchee; her two sons, Joe Gapan and Pedro Anthony Gapan, both of Wenatchee; her daughter, Betty Burris of Wenatchee; her seven grandchildren; her five sisters, Frieda Martin of Quincy, Helen Tobert of Wenatchee, Patsy Wilson of Longview, Betty Lavern of Oregon and Shirley Iswig of Vancouver, Washington; her three brothers, Sim Brooks of Bridgeport, Arthur Brooks of Port Orchard and Albert Brooks of Mossyrock; and her numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Pedro in 1968, by her parents, by three sisters and by two brothers. A graveside inurnment service was held Tuesday, December 31, 1996 at 1:00 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Cejn etery. Arrangements by Jones & Jones Funeral Directors of Wenatchee.  ELECTRIC ESTHER K. PETERSON Esther K. Peterson, 79, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, January 2, 1997, in Central Washington Hospital. She was born December 13, 1917, to August and Carolyn (Otto) Krause at Wilton, N.D. She received her education at Wilton and Regan, N.D. Following her schooling she married Gus Peterson on February 14, 1935, at Bismarck, N.D. Following their marriage they moved to Pateros to make their residence. They lived most of their lives at Pateros until moving to Wolf Point, Mont. in 195 I. They lived there until Mr. Peterson retired,at which time they moved back to Pateros. They moved to Wenatchee in 1986. Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Bob and Duane Peterson, both of Wenatchee; one daughter Virginia Miller of Entiat; two sisters, Clara Kuntz of Stockton, California and Hilda Shumsky of Auburn; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters. Arrangements are by Tel ford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee. LEONARD W. STEVENS Leonard W. Stevens, 85, a longtime resident of Brewster, passed away December 30, 1996, in the Okanogan-Douglas Hospital at Brewster. He was born February 23, 1911, the son of William J. and Martha Jane (Taylor) Stevens at Union, OR., where he attended school graduating from high tlcbool. Later he attended a trade school in Portland, OR. Lednd married Cherie Vincent Isensee on December 30, 1970, at Seattle, where they were in business, later moving to Port Townsend where they owned a business until illness caused retirement. He has resided at Harmony House Health Care Center for the past three years. He is survived by his wife, Cherie, at the home; one son, John Stevens of Port Aransas, Texas; four grandsons; four stepchildren, Joe, Greg and Charity Isensee, all of Brewster, and Mike Isensee of Malaga; 11 stepgrandchildren; and special friends, John and Zola Rook and Bud Isensee. Private family services will be, held. 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