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Quad City. Herald January. 24. 1991 Pn 7 ObitLlaries CHARLES R. TURNER Charles R. Turner, 75, former mayor and longtime resident of Bridgeport, died on Thursday, January 17, 1991, in Central Washington Hospital at Wenatchee. He was bern on April 24, 1915, at Texas, Wisconsin, to Richard S. and Ber- tha (Fitzsimmons) Turner. He spent his early years in the Wisconsin area and from 1942 to 1945 served in the U.S. Air Force as a World War 1I photographer. Following his discharge, he was a photographer for a newspaper in Ohio. He also worked for power companies in North Dakota and Iowa. He married Doris Vaith on April 7,1950, at East Grand Forks, Minnesota. In 1952, Mr. Turner went to Greenland, where he worked on an Air Force base. He later moved to Seattle and worked in the shipyards at Bremerton. In 1955, the family moved to Bridgeport, where he worked at Chief Joseph Dam. In 1963, he went to Blue River, Oregon, where he worked for a short time. Turner moved back to Bridgeport continuing to work at Chief Joseph Dam until his retirement in 1975. From 1976 to 1978, he worked for Kiewit Construction Co. Survivors include his wife, at home; one son, Ward, of Bridgeport; two daughters, Patty Munson and Marilee Perkins, beth of Bridgeport; one brother, Alfred, Merrill, Wisconsin; three sisters, Jeannette Smith of Houston, Marie Radtke of West Bend, Wisconsin, and Eunice Lillie, An- chorage, Alaska; and three grandsons. He was preceded in death by one sister, two brothers and one grandchild. Services were Monday, January 21, 1991, at 2:00 p.m. from the Barnes Chapel with Chaplain Ray Rounds officiating. Interment in the Bridgeport cemetery. Military Rites by American Legion Post No. 97, Brewster. Arrangements by Barnes Chapel, Brewster. KARI LYNN PLUMB Karl Lynn Plumb, 26, of Bridgeport, died Friday, January 18, 1991, as a result of complications from a bone marrow transplant at the Swedish Hospital at Seattle. Karl was bern September 17, 1964, at Brewster, the daughter of Glenn and Janna (Pearl) Simmons. She spent her youth in the area going to school in Wenatchee and attended high school at Bridgeport graduating in 1982. Kari was a member of the Quad City Eagles Auxiliary No. 3708 of Bridgeport. Survivors include one daughter Jaymie at home in Bridgeport; parents Wayne and Janna Dorchuck, Bridgeport; father, Glenn Simmons, Seattle; one sister Brenda Michelle, Bridgeport; grandmother Evelyn Pearl, Bridgeport; grand- father John W. Simmons, Rock Island; one niece, Chrystal; one nephew Tony. She was preceded in death by a grandfather in November and gran- dmother in December. Services will be Thursday, January 24, 1991, at 1:00 p.m. at the Barnes Chapel with Evangelist Willis Wormuth officiating. Private interment at the Packwood Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Barnes Chapel, Brewster. KENNETH L. NELSON Kenneth L. Nelson, 83, of Twisp, died Friday, January 18, 1991, as the result of a car accident. He was born March 4, 1907, at Bear River City, Utah. He grew up in Utah and moved to the Brewster area in the early 1940s. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He was a barber in the Brewster area for about nine years. He also worked in various areas as a boilermaker's helper in construction. He married Edith Lydia McFarlane, August 8, 1951, at Brewster. He worked on the Bridgeport Dam in 1952. They lived in Twisp since 1967. Mr. Nelson was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Twisp Branch; an overseer of Twisp Valley Grange, No. 482; past commander of Forty et Eight of Okanogan County; past commander of Post No. 97 of the American Legion and a member of the Okanogan County Historical Society. Survivors include his wife at home; a daughter Maren Darling of Twisp; a stepson William Widel of Okanogan; two sisters, Ina Keil of Ogden, Utah, and Ena Simper of Salt Lake City, Utah; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. Services will be held Thursday, January 24, at 2:00 p.m. from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment will be in the Beavercreek Cemetery, Twisp. Memorials may be made to the Okanogan County Historical Society. Arrangements by Precht's Methow Valley Chapel, Twlsp. Pateros Council Con't. from page I son said she would prefer to present chee Community Foundation, which her own long-held goal of installing was founded when Wenatchee sprinklers and lights on the Pateros Valley Clinic was sold. R funds pedestrian mall. Bridgeport needs drain ditches opened Con't. from page 2 might be another person's ciassic- car-in-the-making. But a city or- dinance already in place does require cars to be stored in an "unobtrusive manner." Taking a recent ride through town, Jenkins and city Superintendent J.W. Troutman counted 52 houses with 92 cars that had been parked without being moved for some time--"we have some real junkyards within this city," Jenkins said. City ordinances require that cars be stored out of sight in garages or behind fences, or covered--with covers designed for cars and not just a sheet of plastic, Troutman said. Old derelict buildings are also a concern. They pose a safety hazard, attracting children to play in and around them, Jenkins said, as well as being unsightly. The city council has voted to send letters to the owners of eight builidngs requesting that the structures be repaired or removed. The city will start proceedings to remove the buildings if the letters are ignored. There is no ordinance specifically covering drain ditches, but Jenkins said the city council will pass one if necessary. "We don't want to be the heavy and come down on people," Jenkins said. But the council will do what they think is necessary to combat the problem, he added. City officials are willing to work with anybody who is willing to make an effort to comply with the or- dinances. The city will give some leeway to property owners who make "reasonable progress" toward fixing up their property. (The mayor cited the case of the old Kileman's feed store, located across the street from city hall. The owner has had the building painted and consequently will not receive a let- ter, also, Jenkins said, the city would expect more work to be done on the building." Mayor and council want to move quickly because the city's ap- plicatious for funds are coming up for consideration and Bridgeport will be under special scrutiny. Also, the results of a 1990 survey conduc- ted among residents indicated the top priority for them was the cleanup of the community. Brewster School Con't. from page 1 the acoustics would be satisfactory, and that provisions could be made to install track lighting. Jacobsen was asked about placing the stage there, and said the idea had been discussed before. The objection to putting the stage there was that the size of the audience would be limited. Sattler said that was acceptable-- "we may have to start out small," she said. Money for the stage would have to be raised within the com- munity; Sattler and some of the others present said they would ex- plore the possibility of sponsoring fundraisers. Some changes to the building plans were made aRer the first public meeting. Elementary school teachers had expressed dissatisfaction with the location of the parking lot, across the street from the elementary building at the site of the present high school. They said it would force teachers to carry large amounts of material required in elementary classrooms across the street. A second parking lot has been added near the elementary building. The basic remodeling job at the elementary school will add six classrooms and will expand the of- fice area, Christenson said. Three other projects to be bid as separate parts of the job, will be added ff money is available. The first would add four classrooms, the second would add two classrooms, and the third would enlarge the elementary school library. "This gives usthe op- portunity to maximize available dollars," Christenson said. Come check out our Office Supplies! 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