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PA9 14 May 28:1Q98 OuRd City. HArald Dateros Questors present projects at Creativity Fair Eight members of the Pateros Questers presented the results of five months of research and construction at the Creativity Fair, held recently at the Chelan County Fairgrounds in Cashmere.The Questers is thedistrict's highly capable program for elementary school students. Each child chose a project to reflect the "Old Fashioned Country Fair" theme, said Qaestors advisor Dcna Neville. The children pick a subject and are responsible for conducting research and building a project to show what they have learned. All of the projects received blue ribbons for meeting the requirements, Neville said. Projects by third grader Aryn Gessel and fourth grader Colby Howe received special awards for excellence. Aryn demonstrated the method of making butter and Colby's tsvject explained the workings of canals. A selection of the projects, including those by Howe and Gessel, will be on display at the Chelan County Historical Museum in Cashmere through June 16,Neville said.Ano-admission Family Day is held the first Saturday of each month at the museum. A reception for the children whose projects are on display will be held at the next Family Day, June 6. This is Neville's last Questers class; she has submitted her resignation. She said she will miss the class, and the kids. "I've had some really neatprojects and neat kids." In addition to Gessel and Howe, Questors who took projects to the fair Cheryl Schweizor photo Panteroan Questors (not in order) Dannisl Perez, Colby Howo, James Cisvsnger, AIIis IFoo, Scott 5croggie, Kyls Evanan annd Aryn Geanansl. Panloma Ygisanlan is not pictured. were third graders Kyla Evans, Scott Clevenger and Paloma Yglesia and Scroggie, Daniel Perez, James fifthgraderAllieMcFee. Quilts needed for Apple Pie Jamboree display Organizersofa quilt show scheduled for Apple Pie Jamboree weekend are soliciting submissions of quilts for display. The show will be Saturday, July 18 at the Pateros United Methodist Church, 124 West Dawson. The show is sponsored by the Columbia River Quilters. The sponsors are seeking quilts handmade by local residents as well as antique quilts, said Shannon Hicks, one of the organizers. It will not be a juried (judged) show, but there will be viewer's choice awards. More information and registration forms can be obtained from Joan S ymonds in Brewster or Jan Hemshaw or Hicks in Pateros. Registrations must be returned by July I. Grange potluck tonight in Brewster Brewster Grange #1018 will meet tonight Thursday, May 28, starting at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck. Program for the evening is "Morns and Dads". Grangers are reminded tonight's meeting will be the last meeting before the summer picnics begin. Ad 00;ntist to :, OI maU0000te eig :, June 3 Theeighth grade graduation service for eight students of the Brewster Seventh-day Adventist School is scheduled for7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at the Adventist Church at 109 NE Hospital Way, announces Principal Les Kelley. Dr. Donna Evans, teacher of grades seven through nine, was selected by the class to give the address. Class membegs inclade Cogar, Nalia Cortez, Jennifer Crane, Erika Cruz, Kevin Ekvall, Brenda Garcia, Joey Hardin and Victor Tenorio. Friends are invited to attend the service and the reception which will follow. ' ..... Pater0s FirSt united Methodist Church Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m. Children's Sermons Children's Bible Study Fellowship Time 12:00 p.m. 124 N. Dawson, Pateros (509) 923-2591 Ill I J i i i No Job Too Small Whites Construction Co. New construction, remodel & repair Commercial & Residential 30 Years Experience KEN WHITE, owner ,,s (509) 422-371+ ": ] IBmlillBI lllB N Hl/'um pt,lu Hl-pjewl I Ministers to conduct workshop at Grange Hall "Defeating The Powers Of Darkness" workshop (for families in distress) will be held Saturday, June 6, at the Brewster Grange Hall. The workshop will consist of four meetings starting at 9:30 a.m. then 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4:15 p.m. with each meeting building on the one before. Al and Collette Martin of Anchor Ministries in North Bonneville, Washington, are presenting the Workshop. They will speak on understanding the principle of winning the spiritual battle over the Devil and all of His temptations and afflictions. The workshop is open to the public with no charge. Books and tapes will he available on a donation basis. Those attending are asked to bring a food dish to share at the fellowship lunch. For further information contact Faith Henderson in Brewster. S Circle of Hope awards Coloring contest winners Circle of Hope members from the Hope Lutheran Church in Brewster have announced the winners of the Bible Studies coloring contest. Receiving recognition and Bible stories books were Holly Hammons, Aiejandra Santos both of Brewster, and Shayla Sloan of Bridgeport. Grand prize winner of a bilingual Bible was Grace Ron of Brewster. Once a week for the past year Circle of Hope has been dispensing packets of Bible stories and pictures to color in English and Spanish for area children. Packets distributed the first week in April contaitled the coloring contest. Bible stories with pictures to color are available in Brewster at LaMilpa, Los Camperos Restaurant, Main Street Health Associates, Bear Cove Video, Grover's Building Supply, Brewster Food Bank. And at Gross Drug and La Azteca Bakery in Bridgeport. Holly Hemmonan, an winner in the coloring contest, received an book of Bible stories. 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He worked for the Seattle Boiler Works for several years until moving to Brewster area in 1975. Mike worked at Grand Coulee Dam, Chief Joseph Dam as a millwright and was presently employed as a mechanic for Douglas Co. PUD at Wells Dam. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sheryi at the home. A daughter, Michelle Watkins at the home. Two sons, Michael and his wife, Cathy Watidns of Spokane and Travis Watkins of Kent. Seven Grandchildren, Derek and JaimeWalls; Dillon, Dallas, Cody andAlexaWatkins and Kayley Walkins. His brother, Bernard and his wife, Delma Welkins of Elk, WA.. his sister, Myma and her husband, Ron Schwehm of Mulkiteo, WA. Several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted Friday, May 29, 1998 at 11 a.m. from Barnes Chapel, Brewster. Private Interment. Visitation Thursday from I to 8 p.m. at Barnes Chapel. Services under the direction of Barnes Chapel, Brewster. RITA P. STOUT Rita P. Stout. 64,of Coulee City and formerly of Pateros, died Monday, May 25, 1998 at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Spokane. QSbe was born September 19, 1933 the daughter of Joseph and Maria uintana at Manhatten, New York. She attended school at Manhatten and was graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. Rita manied John H. Hyland at Manhatten, New York. S he has four children that were born there. Her husband preceded her in death October 1976. She married Thomas Stout at Phoenix, AR. They moved to Pateros in 1990, then moved to Coulee City in the winter of 1996. She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Pateros. Rita enjoyed crocheting, reading and loved a good bingo game. She is survived by her husband, Thomas at the home; three daughters, Dorian Hyland of Tucson, AR., Roherta Hyland of Pateros, Rite Johnson of Grand Coulee; a son, John Harvey Hyland of Phoenix, AR. Step-daughters, Sandra Barette and Cheryl Stout both of Michigan. Two brothers, Phillip Quintana of Maryland and John Quintana of Tennessee. A sister, Clara Hylton of Phoenix, AR. She was preceded in death by a brother, William "Willie" Quintana and a sister, Anna Monge. Private family services will be held. DR. DELL SEIBERT THORNTON Dr. Dell Seibert Thornton, 80, a Republic doctor for 37 years, died at his new home in Tonasket on Monday, May 18, 1998. He was born July 17, 1917, at Monitor. He was the son of Roy C. and Thee H. (Patterson) Thornton. He moved with his family to Tonasket January 1, 1925. His family had the Happy Valley Ranch and Orchard there. He started driving truck when he was 16. He was drafted into the U.S. Army April 13, 1942. He was married to Lyla Cotter September 2, 1942, in Reno, Nev' only days before shipping out for the invasion of North Africa. After the war he went through the pre-med program at the University of Washington. Dell went to Australia for medical school, graduating and coming home to start a medical practice in Republic in 1960. He was proud to serve the community of Republic for 37 years, and saw patients right up to a month before he died. Recently Dell and Lyla moved from Republic to Tonasket to be near his son and daughter-in-law. + Dr. Thornton was chief of staff of the Ferry County Memorial Hospital for many years and past director of the Emergency Medical Services; past member of theAMAand the Washington State Medical Association. He was a member of the Society of the 3rd Division and Society of the 30th Infantry Regiment. Dell enjoyed (ais family, children and grandchildren; he is survived by his wife of 55 yeats, Lyla Thornton, of the home in Tonasket; daughter, Susan and Gene Tefre and children Brett, Kaci and Scott of Reserve,Mont.; a daughter Dr. Lae Lu and JeffPotter and children Andrew, Hale), and Jessica ofRehoboth, Mass.; and a son, Geoffand Dianne and children Tyler and Claire of TonaskeL Also surviving are lmY, hers Neat of Wenaehee and Floyd of forde; sisters Carol, Edith and Ardis Thornton of Tonasket, and Lu Weaver of Brewster, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Funeral services were held Friday, May 22, at 5:00 p.m. at the Tonasket High School Gym with Brian Getz and Yvonne Dubuque officiating. Concluding services followed at the Tonasket Cemetery with Andy Scholl and Melissa Kunz officiating. Memorials may be made to his great love, the Ferry County Memorial Hospital of Republic, WA. Precht.Harrison Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 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