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NEIGHBOR NEWS Thursday, May 28, 2015 9 C- Ly !S td d/ e. rs is il- at 1 Contributed photo by Jill Weiszmann Local treasures Cheney's Shining Star Inclusive Theater staged two performances of the play "Treasure Island" Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 on the Cheney Middle School stage. Lavertta Lawrence, Cheney Parks and Recreation Department's special recreation coordinator, said over 200 people turned out for the perfor- mances that included the talents of more than 50 cast and crewmembers. OBITUARIES Barbara Joan Jennings Barbara Joan Jennings was born on April 6, 1940 to Fay J. and Zelma Dahl-Jennings in Kooskia, Idaho. She attended Clarkston High School in Clarkston, Idaho. Barbara married Clay- ton D. Evans on April 19, 1958 in Lewiston, Idaho. She worked at Newberry's Department store in Lew- iston, until she quit work in 1960 to start a family. They lived in Lewiston until the chil- dren were in grade school, and then moved to the Tri-Cities for a year while Clayton worked for Sears. They returned to Lewiston for three years where they moved to the Tammany area to farm for Ed and Helen McCann. Barbara was able to stay with her children, garden and can her vegetables. During this time the family took up square dancing with the twin City Twirlers. Bar- bara was an accomplished seamstress, sewing clothes for the kids as well as their dresses and shorts to wear for the dances. In 1974, the family moved to Pull- man, Wash. In the mid-1970's, Barbara went to work for Rosauer's as a bakery manager. She got to meet a lot of people through work. Around 1980 Barbara took a checker training course and went to work for Safeway, where she worked until retiring. When Barbara and Clayton retired, they scoured the countryside to find the perfect place to raise field test dogs, finally deciding on the Cheney/Tyler area in Washington. She is survived by her husband, Clayton, daughter Laurie Freitag, husband B.J., granddaughter Jodi Gay and her husband John, great-grand daughters Harper and Bailey; sol Steve and his wife Carol, grandsol Cody and his wife Teara. She wa preceded in death by her father Fay mother Zelma, sisters Shirley Davi and Donna Holland and daughte Loretta Faye Evans. The internment and graveside sei vice will be held at the Pullman Cem etery, June 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. Memoria donations can be made to Clayto Evans, Chessie Rescue, 23615 S. Mallo' Prairie Rd., Cheney, WA 99004. See Obits page 8 LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago May 26, 2005 A $12.7 million bond issue that would have funded construction of a new elementary school, plus remodeling of the middle school in Medi- cal Lake, failed to reach the 60 percentsuper majority necessary for passage. The measure garnered 1,042 yes votes for 53 percent and 929 no votes, 47 percent. The seven-year re- striction that limited placement of manufac- tured homes in land zoned multi-family resi- dential (R2) was over- turned under a new bill passed by the Washing- ton Senate. .The Cheney Black- hawks track team quali- fied 21 athletes for the state 3A track champion- ships in Tacoma, includ- ing Katie Kimball in the hurdles and Jordan Os- wald in the pole vault. 20 Years Ago May 25, 1995 The Eyraud Co., a 25- year-old cake pan manu- facturing business recent- ly relocated from Califor- nia, officially opened for business at 1321 Second St. behind Cheney Build- ing Supply. The latest renova- tion of the Pence Union Building was unveiled to the public and showed off brand new food ser- vice facilities, among other improvements at the student center built in 1971. Seven members of the Cheney High School track team, among them freshman Jeanette Zim- mer who shattered dis- trict records in both the LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM One hundred years ago on May 27, 1915, the new State Normal School administra- tion building was dedicated. In 1940, the building was renamed Showalter Hall in honor of former college president, Noah D. Showalter. Learn more about our area's history at 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs, earned berths in the state championships in Tacoma. 30 Years Ago May 30, 1985 Group Health an- nounced it was going to locate a health care facility in Cheney, a community with more than 1,000 members. EWU's Associated Student Council had FREE Parking 7 Nights A Week 245 W. Main, Spokane 509-624-5226 Open 7 Days A Week begun work on a Pence Union Building remod- eling with Dunn and Hamre Construction the low bidder in the $212,888 project. 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