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THE ISSAQUAH PRESS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009 B3 0BirUARIES Pead I. Beach Pearl I. Beach, an 18-year Is- saquah resident, died Feb. 8, 2009. She was 84. She was born Pearl I. Peterson on March 23, 1924, in Corinth, N.D. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Beach. She is survived by son Dennis Beach (Lynn); daughter Linda Johnson; one grandson; two granddaughters; sisters Anna Njos and Florence Kinnune; brother Boyd eeterson (Nancy); and numerous nieces and nephews. For a full obituary and memo- rial announcement, call Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home at (425) 392-6444 or www.flintofls, com. Fred William Marler Fred William Marler died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle. He was 84. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Fri- day, Feb. 13, at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent. He was born in Simpson, Kan., on Oct. 24, 1924, to Bert and Aletha (Crumrine) Marler. Fred came to Skagit County as a child to live in LaConner (in the now Gaches Mansion) as his mother ran a boarding house there. He attended school in La- Conner and later in Tacoma when the family moved there. Fred joined the U.S. Navy just before World War II started. He served on the U.S.S. Wadsworth (which has since been decommis- sioned). He attended the Wadsworth reunions faithfully and kept in touch with his ship- mates. Fred attended college and ma- jored in journalism. Much of his working life was spent at different newspaper offices. In the 1980s, Erol Lorain Stewart aka Toney, Cabba Cabba, Bones Erol Lorain Stewart, died in Sam- mamish, on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at the early age of 49. Viewing was Feb. 10, fol- lowed by a home-going Er01 Stewart service, both at Faith United Methodist Church, Is- saquah. Committal was at Upper Hillside Cemetery. A celebration reception followed at the Elks Lodge, Issaquah. Born May 13, 1959, in Industry, St. James Jamaica, Erol was the son of Etta Gardner and Canute Stewart. He grew up in Industry with his he worked as photographer for The Issaquah Press. Fred met his wife, Wilma Coleman, during this time as she also worked there. He then became the property man- ager of the apartments where he lived. He did this for years until his passing. Fred was an avid reader and has written a few pieces and at least two books. He is not pub- lished, but enjoyed writing as a hobby. He also kept up on his computer with all his friends and relatives. Fred attended a Bible college and studied theology. He loved to read and discuss his Bible and had a weekly study at his home with a dear friend. Most everyone in the family has had long discus- sions with Fred about the Bible. He loved to hear others state their opinions with him. Fred is survived by his sister-in- law, Hester Marler (Orville), of Mount Vernon, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Fred was preceded in death by both parents, his brothers, Orville, of Mount Vernon, and Roy, of Sno- homish, and sister Roberta Williams, also of Snohomish. Arrangements are by Flintoft's Funeral Home and Crematory. Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family's online guest book at www.flintofts.com. grandmother Edith and aunt Babes while attending school in Somerton. After leaving school, Erol later joined the Stewart family's trans- portation business in Montego Bay, where for the better part of his adult life he assumed multiple roles as the sidekick of his uncle George and aunt Isabel until his immigration to the U.S. in September 2005. Erol took residence on Seattle's east side, where he joined the Pine Lake branch of Quality Food Cen- ter (QFC) team as a courtesy clerk. Erol is survived by his daughter Latoya, son Donnon, mother, fa- ther, two grandchildren, brothers, aunts, uncles, and extended family and friends. Arrangements are by Fllntoft's Funeral Home and Crematory. Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family's online guest book at www.flintofts, com. Correction In the Feb. 4 Press, there were some inaccuracies in the Kermit Parker story. He was not in the Navy. He did not witness the Bat- tle of Leyte Gulf. The award he received from the South Korean president for his battalion was the Korean Presidential Unit Cita- tion. Win $1,000 cash! Fill out the marketing and readership online survey for The Issaquah Press and be entered to win $1000! You'll need 30-40 minutes to complete the survey. The $1,000 prize is our way of saying thanks! Must be 18 years + to participate. 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She has been a musician an her life, playing piano and par- ticipating in her school bands, but she said, unlike a piece where you play all the notes on your page, hand-bells is quite an adjustment. "You have two bells in your hand and you start with just two notes, but you really have to count and come in at just the right time," she said. From the first time she played, she said, she was hooked. When the chance to perform at Distinctly Bronze came so close to home, she said she couldn't pass it up. The conference is usually held on the East Coast or in the Midwest. "I always wonder if I'm going to do this for another year," Lewis said. "But you go to an event like this and it's absolutely IF YOU GO Distinctly Bronze West concert 4 p.m. Feb. 15 Kitsap Conference Center 100 Washington Ave., Bmmerton Admission is $5. Call 360-377-3785 or go to www.kitsapconferencecenter.com. awesome. It is this thing that challenges you and really in- spires you to do more." The 114 ringers will ring more than 350 bells during their 14- song performance. "All this music is probably harder than anything else I've ever played," Lewis said. "It is hard to play that many songs and remember all those songs, but it is even harder to get the muscle memory of playing them into the brain." Since her acceptance, she's been practicing individually. More recently, she's been prac- ticing with another group of ringers for two and a half hours on Saturdays, she said. In the end, the experience will be about challenging themselves and having fun. "It should be really cool and hopefully we're not too out of our class," Hersey said. "We're going to try, we're going to have fun and that is the main thing. Reach Reporter Chantelle Lusebrink at 392-6434, ext. 241, or clusebrink@iss- press.com. Comment on thisstory at www. issaquahpress, com. Project Revere: Adverse reaction in papers FROM PAGE BX learnt about the slogan remark- ably quickly," he said. "One thing that emerged is that women may have been hugely effective in terms of passing on the mes- sage." Project draws cdtlcism The UW team was pleased with the results, he said, but there was adverse reaction in lo- cal newspapers when it was dis- covered the experiment was par- tially funded by the coffee com- pany. The July 19, 1951, edito- rial in The Issaquah Press criti- cized the project. "What seemed an odoriferous story to us was not the aroma of coffee but the stench of free ad- vertising sponsored by our mili- tary organizations. Since when are our defense dollars being used by a private business?" the editorial said. Project Revere did not end at Issaquah. Other cities, such as Walla Walla, Salt Lake City, Seat- tle and Boise, Idaho, were also involved, Dodds said. The airdrops in Salt Lake on July 26 took a more serious tone to test how quickly news spreads without the aid of modern com- munications. Postcards were dropped ask- ing, "If this were an enemy leaflet dropped to warn you of an atomic attack coming today, what would you do?" The ques- tionnaire suggested recipients might call defense authorities, stay home, go to an emergency center or leave town. "The Issaquah component was important and subse- quently helped to inform a great deal of research into rumor, and communications research more generally," Dodds said. "Leafleting, of course, is still used to this day by U.S. armed forces in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. We're interested in why the humble leaflet still retains a saliency in the Inter- net era." Reach Reporter Jim Feehan at 392-6434, ext. 239, or ffeehan@isspress.com. Comment on this story at www.issaquah- press, com. _i}: ,'.s,-" Newport Way UNITED CHURCH 425-746-2411 OF CHRIST www.EastgateUCC.org Rev. Dr. Rick Russell Church Services and Sunday School ................ 10:30 a.m. An inclusive community of God Sunday Worship 8:30 AM & 11:00 AM Sunday School for all ages 9:45 AM : Alpha Confirmation Sunday School Music for all ages Fellowship Local & Interna- Jr. & St. High tional Outreach Youth Program LIVING GOD'S LOVE 745 Front Street South, Issaquah Phone: 425-392-4169 www.oslcissaquah.org ST, JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH 425-39-55!6 :; .s|dssaquah.org Join a community of over i00 Catics and new pastor, Fr. Bryan Dolejsi Ash Wed. Feb. 25th 9 am & 7 p asses with Distribution of Ashes ! ! ! NEW WEEKENASS SCHEDULE ! ! ! STARTING F 28 ] MAR I Sat. 5:3o pm Sun. 8 ami lO am Noon 5:3o pm Reflections FROM PAGE B1 classroom. "It is a way to also en- courage students do it on their own, to try art and new skills in a way where they get great recogni- tion." All categories are judged at the school, district, state and na- tional levels, except film/video and dance choreography, which are only judged through the state level. Of the 244 students, 52 are moving on to the state competi- tion, Connie Rawson, co-chair for the event, said. One of those was Mackenzi Hi- rayama, an eighth-grader from Beaver Lake Middle School, who took a photo of a telephone pole from its base looking upward. "I took the photo in my first- trimester photography class," she said about her photo, titled "Unreachable." "We were sup- posed to try a new technique for taking pictures, so we were walking around, and I looked up and came across the pole. I took the camera and set it against it, and I just thought it turned out really cool, how it blended even- tually and looked like the sky." "The project was designed to get kids to look at the world from a different angle and take a more artful approach to their photos," said Leora Clemans, Mackenzi's photography teacher. "That hap- pened with Mackenzi's even though she was a beginner." Mackenzi said she has since taken up photography as a hobby and her parents recently bought her a camera. PTSA members received more than 1,277 entries from students from various grade levels and 21 schools in the district. "Some students are talented at athletics, some are talented artists and some are gifted writ- ers," said Superintendent Steve Rasmussen, who attended the re- ception. "Art is a very important part of our curriculum that we have in our schools and this pro- gram gives students another op- portunity to shine." Winners of the state competi- MOVING ON TO STAE Elementary schools Apollo: Spencer Slaton Briarwood: Erika Cacchione Cascade Ridge: June Chong and Mallory Hunt Challenger: Danielle Miller and Brandon Cooley Clark: Jay Ellis, hngela I.arsen and Soumya Ayelasomayajula Cougar Ridge: Susanna Mclntyre, Camille Prescott and Lauren Harwood Discovery: Andrew Ruan, Salina Zhang, Eleane Ye, Maxwell Ji, Ava Stockman, Grace Giordano and Ellie Bacon Endeavour: Betty Zhou, SpencerYoung and Uam Paup Grand Ridge: Indiana Cowan and Isha Radmmuthry Issaquah Valley: Henry King, Katie Kim, Ashlyn Aske and Chase Bellas Newcastle: Amanda Roberts and Ambme Burggraaf Sunny Hills: Audrey Qiu, Jasmine Cheng and Pal@ CaldweU Sunset: Ally Latham Middle schools Beaver Lake: Jessica Guo and Mackenzie Himyama Issaquah Middle: David Lu, Sophia Fang and Zach D0herLy Maywo0d Middle: Mara Page Pine Lake: Jeffrey Zhu and Angie Cluff High schools , Issaquah: Yidi U Skyline: Michelle Snyder, Kevin Maybee, Dave Lee, Jenna Kovalsky, Claim Giordano, Brian Burgess, Claudia Ma, Mark Mulka and William Dou tion will be announced in April. Students can attend the state re- ception May 3 at the Washington state PTSA Convention. Winners from the state competition will move on to the national competi- tion. MEDICAL/DENTAL DIRECTORY OF ISSAQUAH CHIROPRACTORS glahanie Chiropractic Dr. Ken Lichtenwalter, B.A., D.C. Dr. Benjamin Britton, D.C., C.C.S.P. Located in the Klahauie Village Shopping Ctr. (425) 391-5050 COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTh River Valley Psychological Services 5837 221st PI. S.E. Issaquah, WA 98027 (425) 391-0887 Sharon Pellegrini, Patient Care Coordinator Kevin Connolly, Ph.D. Kim Blake, Ph.D Marisol Hanley, Ph.D Mary Hendrickson, Ph.D. Elizabeth Irwin, Ph.D Beatrice Joe, LMFT Maria Elena Lara, Ph.D. Nan Martin, MN, ARNP, CS George Recknagel, Ph.D. Heidi Summers, M.D. John Sutton-Gamache, Ph.D Launi Treece, Ph.D. Heidi Vander Pol, PsyD. Sharon Young, Psy.D. DENTISTS Barry Feder, D.D.S., P.S. Mark Germack, D.D.S. Family Dentistry 450 NW Gilman Blvd., Suite 103 Issaquah, (425) 392-7541 Jonathan A. Levey, D.D.S. Pine Lake Dental/Medical Center 22725 SE 29th Street, #B Sammamish, (425) 391-5511 OPTHAMOLOGISTS Eye Clinic of Issaquah 450 NW Gilman Blvd., Suite 202 Issaquah, (425) 391-8602 www.eyeclinicofbcllevue.com James L. Stroh, M.D. Stephanie T. Phan, M.D. Michael Rizen, M.D. Ph.D OPTOMETRISTS Dr. Walter V. Cassidy Dr. Stephan L. Cassidy Issaquah Vision Clinic 450 NW Gilman Blvd., Suite 104 Issaquah, (425) 392-8756, (425) 747-8283 NewVision EyeCare Kerry J. Moseovitz, O.D. Pine Lake Dental-Medical Center 22741 SE 29th Street Sanunamish, (425) 392-2196 www.newvision-eyecare.com PmtSlCIANS Mark F. Bressler, M.D. Issaquah Dermatology Issaquah Professional Center 85 NWAlder Pi., Suite A Issaquah, (425) 391-5533 VIRGINIA MASON ISSAQUAn 100 NE Gilman Blvd. (425) 557-8000 Primary Care Family Practice Internal Medicine Pediatrics Specialty Care Audiology/Hearing Aid Services Gastroenterology General Surgery Ophthalmology Caract Surgery Laser Refractive Surgery Corneal Transplants OptomeUy Contacts & Glasses Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, & Throat) Occupational Therapy Podiatry Urology