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THE ISSAQUAH PRESS WEDNESDAY MAY 6 2009 * B3 I)BI[TUARIES Carald married Daniel B. Con- way in 1945, son of Garland Con- way, of Issaquah. She enjoyed spending time with her daughters and grandchildren, and crocheting many afghans. Her family remembers her as a loving mother and grand- mother who cared greatly for her family. Carald is survived by daughters eatricia Fisher, of Kent ick, and Molly Ann Conway and Susan Brown, of Spokane. She was preceded in death by Daniel B. Conway in 1975. The family recommends memo- rial donations to the Fisher family at 2205 S. Rosena Court, Ken- newick, WA 99338. Tacoma Elks, 1965 S. Union, Tacoma, WA 98405. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Banner Health Fund -- Hospice, P.O. Box 1897, Phoenix, AZ 85001. Sign Bill's gnestbook at www.legacy, com. Carald Jean Conway Cook Carald Jean Conway Cook, of Kennewick, died April 29, 2009. She was 83. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. May 7 at the First Presbyter- ian Church in Wilson Creek. Carald was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Spokane, the daughter of Ray and Aurdry Kelby. She was raised in Wilson Creek, attending Wilson Creek schools and gr td lating from Kirland High Sc ho ol. Carald was a resident of Is- saquah during the 1950s, when she lived on Mine Hill. She later lived in Wilson Creek until moving to live with her daughter, Patricia Fisher, in Kennewick. Bill Schellahs raised them on Long Island, N.Y, and in Princeton, N.J. After their daughters were grown, Elsid and Jerry moved to Pasadena, Calif., where Jerry worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Survivors include daughters Barbara Extract, of Issaquah, and Judith Klump of Pasadena, Calif.; two grandchildren; and two great- grandsons, 6 and 3. The family suggests remem- brances, if any, go to ChildHelp, an organization dedicated to helping abused and battered chil- dren. Arrangements are by Flintoft's Funeral Home and Crematory. Family and friends are invited to share memories online (Elsie is near the end of the alphabeti- cal list) and sign the family's on- line guest book at www.flintofts, com. Bill Sehellahs, a local boxer who lived in Issaquah for more than 20 years, died April 29, 2009, in Mesa, Ariz. A celebration of his life will be held at noon May 13, at the Elsie Pine Youngblood Salmon Days, Halloween Hoopla and Holiday De-Lights. Call 445- 1174. Cascade Land Conservancy: help setup and prepare for the Conservation Awards Breakfast at the Seattle Convention Center May 12 - 14. E-mail volunteer@cascade- Elsie Pine Youngblood, of Issaquah, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009. She was 92. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. May 12 at Our Savior Lutheran Elsie Youngblood Church, 745 Front St. S., Issaquah, with recep- tion following. The daughter of Jewish Russian immigrants, Aaron and Rose Pine, Elsie was born, raised and gradu- ated from high school in New York City. In 1932, she married Jerome Shatzkin, an electronics engineer. They had two daughters and Volunteer Call land.org. Providence Marianwood Aux- iliary: Staff the Gift Nook moni- toring gift items and the cash box, and making and tallying sales Call 391-2895. DownTown Issaquah Associa- tion: Host the DIA into booth at the Hailstone Feed Store; provide event/activity assistance and set up/tear down at ArtWalk Is- saquah, Fenders on Front Street car show, Music on the Streets, : Evelyn (Morris) Meeks Evelyn P. Meeks, of Is- saquah, died t,pril 27, 0 19. She was 97. A grave- side service was May 1 at Sumner Cemetery in Sumner. Evelp Meeks Evelyn was born July 7, 1911, in Wash- ington, Pa., the daughter of Patrick and Mary Lang Morris. She graduated from Washington High School and Washington Business College. She worked at Duncan Glass Factory until she married Harry L. Meeks. She and her husband lived in Buffalo, N.Y., and then built two homes in Boston and New York. They then came to the North- west in 1951 and settled and built a home in Preston. Evelyn volunteered at the Is- saquah Food Bank for more than 15 years. She enjoyed reading, gardening crocheting, crossword puzzles and playing cards. Evelyn is survived by her two sons, Larry (Susan) Meeks, of Issaquah, and Harry G. Meeks, of Seattle; four grandchildren, Richard (Jennifer} Meeks, of Maple Valley, Randy Meeks, of Monroe, Ryan (Bernice) Meeks, of Redmond, and Kelly Meeks, of Seattle; three great-grand- children, Rachel, Alyssa and Lil- lian; and several nieces and nephews. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband Harry L. Meeks and her five brothers and three sisters. Arrangements are by Flintoft s Funeral Home and Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Duncan Miller Glass Mu- seum in Washington, Pa., Is- saquah Food Bank or to your fa- vorite charity. Marie Elaine Rice Marie Elaine Rice, age 57, passed away April 30 af- ter a coura- geous 14- month battle with pancre- atic cancer. Marie was born Made Rice Oct. 6, 1951, in Seattle to James and Margie Rice. Shegrew up in Ana- cortes, gradu ng from Ana- cortes High School in 1969. During summers, while in high school, Marie worked on the Washington State Ferries as a cook. Four years were spent in Bellingham attending Western Washington Univer- si'fter+" college, she worked for Secret Harbor Farms on Cy- press Island and at Charlie's Restaurant. She has spent the past 18 years in Issaquah work- ing, with the last 10 at SanMar (Sports Authority) as a senior color analyst. Marie loved her family, espe- zi ll' her nieces and nephews, i d s hq spoiled them as such. Her favorite vehicle was her Volkswagen bug. Those who knew Marie will remembe.r her radiant smile, her cheerful disposition and willingness to help others. Marie's passions in life were her garden, her family, and her friends at work and Our Savior Lutheran Church in Is- saquah. Marie was preceded in death by her parents and her loving sister Carol. Marie is survived by her brother David (Janet); niece Alicia (Jim) Montour and REVITALIZE YOUR BODY Sudoku 7985 3 2 1 7 6 5 4 2 9673 1 326 8459 51 94 2768 483 1 Solution 361 42 84956 9 1 783 1 8 42 5 4 5 89 71 2 7613 1l 63278 5 93 1 4l 72;569 2007. Fmmm Exchange their children Mallory and Cam- den; nephew Craig (Maia) and their children Lexi and Cole; brother Robert (Yuko); nieces Cheyenne and Sienna; and her treasured hrother-in-law Gerd Krause. A memorial service will be held June 6 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Issaquah at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe sent to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front St. S., Issaquah, WA 98027 Arrangements are by Flintoft's Funeral Home and Crematory. 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Whatlfoundwashealing, hope, comraderie-rnycomrnunity's commitment to eliminate this disease. - Katherine from Issaquah Cancer Survivor If you or a loved one have heard the words "you have cancer," join us for the opening lap of the Relay For Life of Issaquah. Relay For Life of Issaquah May 30th, 12 PM Skyline High School www.lssaquahRelayForLife, org 1.800.ACS.2345 H ope. Pr ogr ess. An swers, www.cancer.org BY LYNNE GREGG Chris Gregg meets Eugene Kranz, a retired NASA flight director and manager, who helped save the crew of Apollo 13. Aviator FROM PAGE B1 "He really surprised us,." Lynne Gregg said of herself and the in- struetor. "He does some beautiful lan, gs." a weeks ago, Chris and Lynne Gregg traveled to California, to soak up some sun, but not on the beach. The pair traveled to visit Butt Rutan's Mojave Spaceport. Rutan is the owner of Scaled Composites and one of Chris' idols. There, Ru- tan, other investors and compa- nies build test planes and passen- tg.er spacecraft, hoping to advance ghts to space. their tour, a guide said he hadn't seen Rutan at the facility for nearly two years. But near the end of the tour, they spotted him. The guide stopped the bus and tracked him down inside, then came to collect Chris so he could meet him. "What did he say to you Chris?" Lynne Gregg askedher son during a recent interview. "He told me, 'Just work hard,'" Chris said, shrugging. "And? 'To do well in school,'" she $aid. "It's what I tell him all the time, but of course, coming from Burt Rutan, that's differ- ent." After seeing the innovation and possibilities in flight, the two are talking about Chris attending Avia- tion High School, in the Highline School District. The program offers all of the standard curricula for a student to earn his or her diploma, but les- sons are geared to allowing stu- dents to focus their studies on aeronautics, aerospace engineer- in,g,, flight and spacecraft. ' I wish that when I was growing up in Chicago, someone would have told me I could have been a pilot," Lynne Gregg said. "I feel like our parents didn't expect that much from us. "I was always told by my father that I could do anything I wanted, but I wasn't given examples," she added. "That is what I'm trying to do different with Chris, give him examples." As for his future, Chris is certain flying will be a huge part of it, whether it's as a commercial pilot, an Air Force officer and fighter pi- lot, or helping to design new ways to a,llow other people to fly. Ive been interested in flying all my life," he said. "I'd love to own my own airline someday, like Richard Branson's Virgin America. One with the cool deals and all the little extras." 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