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NEIGHBOR NEWS CHENEY FREE PRESS Th ursday, July 23, 2015 CHURCHES Emmanuel Lutheran Church The congregation of Emmanuel Lu- theran Church invites you to worship with us at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, July 26. You may also watch our pastor's sermons on our website www.emmanuelcheney. org or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lu- theran Church, Cheney. Come early for adult education class at 9 a.m. "Worship in the Park" will be held at the gazebo at Sutton Park on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Bring your family, friends and a comfy chair and join us for worship in God's creation. A two-site Vacation Bible School will be held Monday, Aug. 10 through Friday, Aug. 14. "Unvanquished" will be the theme for this vear's program. The Lutherhaven Staff will lead the MORE INFO Please see the Church Directory at the bottom of page 6 for service times and contact info. children through a week of learning, games, crafts and activities. Emmanuel Lutheran will host children entering grades I - 6 this fall from 8 a.m. -- 3 p.m. Please plan to bring a daily sack lunch. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church will host children 3 - 5 years of age from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on the same dates as above. Registration forms are available at the church or online at www.emmanu- under the Ministries tab. Please fill out one form per child you will be registering. For more information please con- tact the church office at 235-6300 be- tween the hours of 8 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday or email us at United Church of Christ Significant changes have been ~g m the Cheney UCC. The new council has been elected with Rhonda Jared serving as moderator and they held their first meeting. Also, church office hours are changing to mornings on Tuesday, Thursday and Sat- urday with our new secretary, Kate Sloan. As before, please call pastor David Krueger- Duncan's cell phone for an appointment. During the summer, worship services continue at 10 a.m., followed by the fellow- ship hour. Information about church ac- tivities is updated weekly on the Facebook Page: Cheney United Church of Christ. United Methodist Church Please be our guest this Sunday morn- ing at the United Methodist Church. Wor- ship is at 10 a.m. followed by a fellowship time. The Rev. Alissa Bertsch Johnson will lead the service and will continue her ser- mon series on the Book of Acts. Sunday school classes are in recess for the summer months but please mark your calendars for Vacation Bible School, Aug. 16-20. You can register on line on the church website, Contact the church office for times and days of other study opportunities. LOOKING :K 10 Years Ago July 28, 2005 Responding to a call about a burglary in progress, Medical Lake police found a suspect ve- hicle and engaged in a car chase that resulted in a non-injury roll-over accident. The Starbucks coffee chain announced they would open in Cheney in the fall of 2005. A West Plains Little League team featuring Blaine Ralph, Dennis France, Max Harris, Ronnie Miller, Logan Hen- nessey, Bryce Dressier, Nick Pacheco, Ryan Dixon and Zach Letch, and coached by Rob Swanson and Jason Skjothaug, advanced to state tournament play in Woodinville, Wash. 20 Years Ago July 27,1995 Tom Richardson, director of the Cheney Light Department, was suggesting that ratepayers could see a rate reduction as the cost of wholesale power from the Bonneville Power Administration was projected to fall 9 percent. The Eastern Washington University board of trustees approved a $13 million contract with Shea Construction from Spokane for remodeling the Kennedy Library. Two members of the Cheney Track Club, Ashley Pardun and Jason Miller, earned berths in the National Junior Olympics in San Diego, Calif. Pardun was to compete in the shot put, while Miller would run in the 200-meter hurdles. 30 Years Ago July 25, 1985 The EWU academic senate voted 20-10, calling for a faculty- wide referendum in October to determine whether President H. George Frederickson should resign. The group outlined a number of reasons for the action, among them a loss of respect and credibility for the institution across a variety of areas. The Goodyear Blimp made a rare appearance in the area as part of a special promotion for the tire maker. 40 Years Ago July 24, 1975 The proposed Cheney Care Center's application of need was officially turned down by the Washington State Depart- ment of Social and Health Ser- vices, putting construction of the facility in jeopardy. An effort to rehabilitate Silver Lake by eliminating the bass population was met with heated opposition from area fisherman. The American Legion Base- ball season came to a sudden end for a pair of Cheney play- ers, Ron and Don Huffman of the Holsum Bread team follow- ing their 5-4 loss to Seattle First National Bank in the playoffs. 50 Years Ago July 30, 1965 Eastern Washington State College's summer graduating class was to be the final one to use the original Woodward Field for commencement exer- cises in ceremonies Aug. 5. The athletic field was to be the site of the new Kennedy Library. The Cheney City Council voted to provide maintenance for a new $260,000 road that would connect Washington Street with Betz Road and ulti- mately Highway 11 (now State Route 904). Cheney's swim team, coached by Sue Senske, earned a first place finish in the 1-meter diving competition frqm Tom Stone in a Junior Olympics meet in Kennewick, Wash. LOOKING BACK WITH THE CHENEY HISTORICAL MUSEUM Fifty years ago in 1965, the new In- terstate 90 free- way bypassed Four Lakes, Cheney, and Tyler. The freeway was a mixed bless- ing. Businesses cer- tainly felt the loss as fewer travelers came through town, and residents were attracted with easy access to stores in Spokane. Learn more about our ar- ea's history at www., continued from page 6 Spurgeon of Hayden Lake, Idaho; granddaughters, Nichole (Darren) Proszek of Spokane, Mandy Homer of Florida, Jennifer Swan- son and Christina (Mark) Scott of Spokane; grandsons Travis .Horner, William Hand and Steven Hand Jr. of Spokane as well as six great-grandchjl." dren. Visitation will be Friday July, 24, 2015 from noon -- 1:30 p.m. at St. John Lu- theran Church in Sprague with funeral to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Maca- bee Cemetery in Sprague. In lieu of flowers donations may be made at your near- est Banner Bank branch or mailed to 506 E. Hastings Road, Spokane WA 99218 to benefit Regency Care Center in Virgil's name. Danekas Funeral Home- RitzviUe is entrusted with arrangements. Barbara Ann Feyh She transferred around Barbara Ann Feyh, age with her father in the mili- 75, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at the Deacon- ess Hospital in Spokane after a 10-year battle with cancer. Barbara was born in Canacao, Phil- ippines, May 19, 1940 to Clarence William Feyh and Florence Marie (Bren- necke) Feyh. She was an only child and never mar- ried but was surrounded by many male friends. tary attending school in multiple loca- tions. Barbara attended the University of Washington in 1958, receiving her bachelor of science de- gree in nurs- ing in 1962. She worked in seattle hospitals in the op- erating room, Long Beach Hospital in the intensive surgical ward and was promoted to head nurse of the medical ward. She joined the U.S. Air Force and worked as a flight nurse for 4 1/2 years in Vietnam, even- tually being promoted to maJor. Barbara received her masters of science in health care management at Cal state Los Angeles in 1977. She was employed as an assistant director of nursing in Boise, Idaho and Reno, Nev. In 1983 she moved to Spokane and was em- ployed at Spokane Regional Health District as the direc- tor of community and fam- ily services. She was active in statewide nursing and public health organizations. Barbara retired in 2006. Barbara was actively involved in the Golden Retriever Club of America as event chairman and secretary. She had a pas- sion for friends, traveling to historical places and. river cruising, shopping, eating out at quality res- taurants. Since retiring she organized the build- ing of her dream home. Barbara was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved mingling With the youth and members of her ward. She was a Donald Louis Peck himself and shared his A life well lived, Donlove of hunting, fishing, Peck was born on Dec. 16, skiing and boating with his 1944 in Ellensburg, Wash. family and friends. Don to Louis and Lillian Peck had a larger than life pres- and passed away on July ence, and carried himself 1, 2015 in Spokane, Wash. impeccably as a gentleman Don will be rememberedwith a rare sense of honor as a man of faith who and integrity. thought of others beforeHe is survived by his wife Julie, his children Jennifer (Mike) Michaud and Lucas (Elli) Peck and four grandchildren, Mac and Eva Raupp and Hazel and Hadley Peck. All who knew Don will cherish his memory. A memorial service was held on July 4, 2015 at Cheney United Meth- odist Church. As re- quested by Don, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Cheney Unit- ed Methodist Church or Seabeck Family (6002 Dia- mond Lane, Ferndale, WA 98248) or a charity of your choice. positive, unique, classy person who was kind to both people and animals. She is survived by many loving friends. 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