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April 14, 1977

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Page Eight, Monitor, Monroe, WA., April 14, 1977 News From Sky li by Miekie Henry 677-2202 Any King County home owner interested in funded repair on their house can write or call for applications to the King County Housing Authority in Tukwila, Washington. This must be done immediately as application time is short. The Chamber of Commerce and the Skykomish Fire Department co-operated in buying and coloring eggs for the Easter bunny to deliver to the valley children. A big salute to the Chamber and the Fire Department for this treat for the kiddies. *** School News: Seniors are working on the Senior Ball, their formal dance to be held April 29 in the high school gym. The class is trying to get the same musical group that played for the successful Fireman's Ball recently. The dance is open to the public with a special invitation to the alumni. Local women are meeting in the gym on Wednesday nights to play volleyball, according to Judy Myers who made the arrangements• Eventually leagues and public games may be a part of the program. Anyone interested can contact Judy Myers. The Ill Wind: Jackie Blasdel, formerly of Skykomish, recently had major surgery in Dallas, Texas, where she is staying at the home of her son, Attorney Emmett Calvin. No complications are expected and Jackie, although weak, is recovering rapidly. *** Funeral services for Thomas I Okerlund were held on March 23 in West Seattle. He passed away on the 19th after having been confined in a nursing home for some time. He is survived by his wife Nettle at the family home in Seattle; daughter, Sandra Gault, Westlyn, Oregon; son Thomas R. Okerlund, missing in action in Vietnam since 1971; and a nephew, William Baggott of Seattle. He was a fifty-year member of the Masonic Lodge in Morton and the F.O.E. *** Nooks and Crannies: On their spring break from WSU in Pullman, Jim and Larry Kvam flew to Hawaii where, along with taking in the sights, they visited an aunt and a cousin. The boys, who had a rental car during their stay, had a won- derful time and now it's back to school .... Reenie Hitchcock is home from a week-long trip to Los Angeles where she attended training seminars for the V.A. Hospital .... Ted and Barb Ryder are home from a business trip to North Dakota .... Carl Gregor drover his old friend, Ruth Coffin usical The "Joyful Sound" from Western Baptist College, Salem, Oregon, will present a musical program beginning at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 17 at the Monroe Community Chapel, 23515 Old Owen Rd., according to Rev. Alan Starling, pas- tor. The group consisting of four men and four women, uses a variety of hymns and contemporary gospel music along with the spoken word to communicate the message of God's Word as it relates to the individual's life. The Monroe Community Chapel is located approximately one mile east of the Monroe Golf Course on Old Owen Rd. The program is free and the public is cordially invited to attend. For more information, call 794-4440. BOYSEN'S BEST INTERIOR LATEX FLAT reg. $12.95 gal. n,,ha, a, e we,t h W, ® 2nd &U, ion'! Snol i=h Allman, to Sky tar tie