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Thursday, March 5, 2015 Free Press Page 7 Contributed photo StageWest Community Theatre Members of StageWest's "Exist Laughing" cast and crew are left to right Kay Byron-Pacheco, Jeff Bryan, Brenda Wheeler, Jalesa Austin, Judy Gross and Jessica Heglund. StageWest's 'Exit Laughing' has audiences coming back for more StageWest Community Theatre, Inc. had a great opening weekend of its latest production, "Exit Laugh- ing" by Paul Elliott and directed by Kay Byron Pacheco. "O.ur audiences truly enjoyed the show" publicity director Nancy Kuonen said in a news release. "Some of the com- ments heard were 'Best show we have seen in a long time" 'What a great cast, they all work well together" 'I haven'tlaughed hard for a long t ne/and'The theme of the play struck a chord in my own life.'" Kuonen said some audience mem- bers are already making plans to come see the play again. More performances take place this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. This will be the last Sunday matinee performance of this play. There is also the production's "Dinner Theatre" that takes place Saturday, March 14, at 6 p.m. Reser- vations are required for the dinner theatre and must be made by Friday March 13, Dinner Theatre tickets are $25 per person and can be made by calling Kathleen Bell at 235-2441. For more information contact Bell or Pacheco at 235-5742. OBITUARIES Wendy Kay Cook Wendy was born in Pullman, Wash., Feb. 7, 1956 to her lov- ing parents Leon and Frances Mayfield. She was called home after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Feb. 10. ~endy loved her ily 'and friends. She also loved all the children in the Cheney School District where she worked for over 20 years and was better known as simply, the lunch lady. In her spare time Wendy was a published poet and loved sew- ing, embroidery, gardening, and most of all baking. She made some of the best deserts that any well- known chef would be envious of. Wendy was pre- ceded in death by her parents Leon and Fran- ces Mayfield as well as her sister Melinda Phelps. She is survived by her beloved husband Wayne Kelly Cook, children Jason Mayfield, CHURCHES Please see the Church Directory at the bottom of page 6 for service times and contact information Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you to join us Sunday morn- ings for Sunday school and worship. You may also watch our pastor's sermons at our website www.emmanuelcheney. org or on YouTube at Em- manuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. Please plan to worship with us during our mid- week Lenten worship services. They are held Wednesdays through March 25. A simple soup supper will be served at 6 p.m. followed by worship at 6:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 29, and plan to worship with us at our Passion/Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. St. Paul's Episcopal Church A welcoming haven, nourishing all God's people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Com- munion is at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Lenten soup and Stormie Cook and Brandon Cook all from Medical Lake; a brother Donald Mayfield, sisters Con- nie Heatherly, Becky Yearout, Donna Mackey and Lisa Zim- merman, as well as four grand- children Alyssa Mayfield, Tayah Mayfield, Cameron Mayfield and Cheyenne Hood. A memorial service was held for Wendy at the Medical Lake City Hall auditorium March 1. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice Care of Spokane. study is each Wednesday through Lent, convening at 6 p.m. for a soup and bread supper and study. The focus of our meetings is the book, "Conver- sations with Scripture: The Gospel of John," by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge. Please join us. Attention college stu- dents: Each Monday at 5 p.m. you are invited to join us for dinner, study and devotions. Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesday and Sat- urday at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Fellowship break- fast is each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Come and bring a friend, For your contempla- tion: "If it is true that God in Jesus Christ is waiting for our response to divine love, then we can discover a whole new perspective on how to wait in life. We can learn to be obedient people who do not always try to go back to the action but who recognize the fulfillment of our deepest humanity in passion, in waiting. If we can do this, I am convinced that we will come in touch with the glory of God and our own new life," Henri J.M. Nouwen. United Methodist Church The third Sunday of Lent will be observed this week at the Unit- ed Methodist Church. Pastor Alissa Bertsch Johnson will lead the 10 a.m. worship which will include the celebration of Holy Communion. Sunday school classes at 9 a.m. Sunday evening the adult fellowship group will gather at the home of Rob and Anna Meyer for a potluck meal and time of fellowship. The food and fun begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday Lenten studies and soup suppers continue. A simple soup supper at 6 p.m. is fol- lowed by a study called "The Wav: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus." A class for kids is also available. TOMLINSON Pete Baccarella 509-953-4598 USAF Retired I (AN HELP! .petebaccarella.com i David A. Harp David A. Harp, age 36, passed away Feb. 24, 2015 in Airway Heights, Wash. He was born in Rockford, Ill., April 16, 1978 to Rowland Harp and Karen (Johnson) Garner. David was a graduate of Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Idaho and also spent eight years in Auburn, Wash. He proudly served his country from 2000 to June 2013. David was deployed to ::!{ ..... Kosovo, Iraq and Afghani- start, twice. He is sur- vived by his wife, Jes- sica Harp of Cheney; chil- dren: Emalyth, Abygael and Ewyn Harp; mother, Karen Garner; sisters: Shawna and Janelle Garner and,niece Trinity Rus- sell. He is also survived by In-laws: Michael and Brenda Stroh: sisters-in- law: Sarah Bell and Julie Gregory. A graveside funeral service was held March 2 at the Wash- ington State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake, Wash. Cheney Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Visit online guest- book at cheneyfuneral.com. LOOKING, BACK 10 Years Ago March 3, 2005 The Eastern Wash- ington University stu- dent activities office was considering opening the former 24 Frames Cin- ema as both a theater and a general recreation center. Some of the opposi- tion by EWU to a pro- posed city of Cheney ad- mission tax on university events was a matter that the school thought it was already being charged enough and provided "a great deal for thetown." 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