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NEIGHBOR NEWS Thursday, September 17, 2015 City of Cheney • Sept. 18, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0-18 months), com- munity library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Sept. 21, Dance Class, Wren Pierson Community Center, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. • Sept. 22, Senior Light Fitness, Wren Pierson Community Center,Pierson Community Center, 7:15 9:30 -- 10:30 a.m. -- 8:15 'p.m. • Sept. 22, Farmer's Market, City • Sept. 24, Kiwanis meeting, Ses- Hall Parking Lot, 2 - 6 p.m. • Sept. 22, City Council meeting, City Hall Council Chambers, 6 p.m. • Sept. 22, Navigating Your Cred- it, community library, 6 - 8 p.m. • Sept. 23, Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3), commu- nity library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • Sept. 23, Give Yourself a Raise, community library, 6 - 8 p.m. • Sept. 23, Dance Class, Wren sions Village Commons, 7 a.m. • Sept. 24, Senior Light Fitness, Wren Pierson Community Center, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. FIND IT ONLINE Find the full list of events online at www. continued from page 6 breezed over Alan Beckwith 440- 226 in primary election results for Cheney City Council races. Cheney officials planned to submit a $36,000 grant request to cover the gap in funding on an estimated $475,000 paving project downtown. Dave Caldwell from Medical Lake led his team with 10 unas- sisted tackles and four sacks in the Cardinals' 49-0 shutout of Deer Park in a Northeast A League game. Greg Dunn scored twice, including a 48-yard interception return. 50 Years Ago Sept. 24, 1965 Union workers at the Cheney National Biscuit Company were out of work because of a strike called by the American Bakers and Confectionary Workers AFL-CIO. Mill manager C.V. Atkinson said the strike affected 19 employees. Eastern Washington State Col- lege president Dr. Don Patterson reported that enrollment at the school would reach record numbers with approximately 3,600 students expected in class for fall quarter. Cheney got touchdowns from Timm Shepard, Phil Conrath and George Rosenzweig to lead the Black- hawks' 19-14 nonleague football vic- tory over the Dayton Bulldogs. continued from page 6 Brady, will be preaching and con- tinuing a sermon series entitled "Set apart: Holy Habits of Prophets and Kings." Brady will speak on Elijah and Elisha, set apart by mentoring. Two childrens and two adult Sun- day school classes are being offered each Sunday morning. One adult class is following the book, "Revolution of Character: Discovering Chrisfs Pat- tern for Spiritual Transformation." This class begins at 8:30 a.m. The second class is a grief support group beginning each week at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept.19, you will find the UMC Birthday Bunch heading to the lake for a no host breakfast at Xanny's at William's Lake. The food and fellowship begin at 9 a.m. For times and days of Bible study groups or for other church informa- tion, please contact the church office. continued from page 6 age at the Hitching Post in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. In 1975, they adopted their son, Gregory J. Tarbert. Over the years, Claudia and her fam- fly resided in Medical Lake, Cheney and Spokane, stay- ing dose to her family roots and her loved ones. Claudia worked for the state of Washington for 30 years before retir- ing in 2005. She worked for Eastern Washington State College, Washington State Department of High- ways, Lakeland Village and Eastern State Hospital in a variety of roles. Claudia was described by all as beautiful, strong, caring, thoughtful and loving. She loved her fam- ily dearly and she will be missed greatly by all whose lives she touched. Claudia was pre- ceded in death by her parents, si~ster Martha Ann, brother Jerry and her husband Don. Clau- dia is survived by her sister, Janice and her husband Richard of Post Falls, Idaho; son Gregory, his wife Rachel and three grandsons, Koen, Niko and Ross, of Orlando, Fla.; neph- ews Brian Anderson of Cheney, and Ken Harris of Kent, Wash.; nieces Linda Garves, of Spo- kane Valley, Wash; Lori Thomas, of Walla Walla, Wash., Brenda Rippee, of Greenacres, Wash. and all of their families. Per Claudia's wishes, there will be no service. She will be laid to rest at Spokane Memorial Gar- dens with her husband, Don, during a private family ceremony. Memo- rial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane at hospiceofspo-, by calling (509) 456-0438, or mailing to P.O. Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210. Mendel Keith Vandine Mendel Keith Vandine passed away on Aug. 16, 2015, peacefully with family by his side. He was born in Pasco, Wash. to Clarence Elgin Vandine and Opal Mae Phillips on Feb. 2, 1948. He moved to Cheney, Wash. in 1968 and worked at Ratcliff Ford to 1971 and that is when he started with the city of Chenev. Mendel was also a volunteer fire fighter for the city and Spokane County Fire Dis- trict 3 from 1969 - 1979. In 1970 he married Kristy Smith and they had Tammie in 1973 and Heath in 1979. Mendel and Kristy divorced in 1993. He retired from the city of Cheney in the wa- ter department as water supervisor in 1995. Mendel was an avid hunter and fisherman. If you couldn't find him at his house he would either be driving around out on the back roads scouting for wildlife, with his friends fishing, or just hanging out at his son's place. Mendel was preceded in death by both of his parents and his brothers, Jerry and Glen Mowery. He is survived by his dog and companion, Sadie, his sisters Margie (Gene) Graves of Kennewick, Wash. and Linda (Tom) Halverson of Kennewick. Also, his daughter Tam- mie Anderson of Cheney, his son Heath (Jennifer) Vandine and his grand- kids Krystal Vandine, Colten Vandine, Aubree Vandine and Mya An- derson. Mendel didn't care for funeral services so instead the family is hav- ing a party in his honor on Sept. 26, 2015 at noon at his son's house. All that knew him are more than welcome to attend and share in the stories of his wonderful life and adventures. Please RSVP to Heath Vandine, (509) 993-2569, 13701 W. Medical Lake- Four Lakes Road, Cheney, WA 99004. Frances Tilque Our dear Mom entered into eternal rest Sept. 7, 2015 in Spokane, Wash. She and her late husband Donald built their Betk Road house in 1973 and lived there for 34 years. After traveling the U.S. and overseas with her Air Force husband, she finally had a permanent house and some land to call her own. It was always with great pleasure for us kids to visit with morn and dad out in the country in their big house. She was an avid vol- unteer in many organiza- tions in Cheney and Spo- kane. Left here on earth to mourn her are 10 of 11 children, 18 grandchil- dren, eight great-grand- children, one sister, two brothers, two sisters-in- law and two brothers- in-law. A vigil service will be Friday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas More Cath- olic Church. Mass will be Saturday, Sept. 19,10 a.m. at 515 W. St. Thomas More Way, in Spokane. • Locally ownea & operatec • Tank pumping & maintenance • Baffle inspection • System inspection for home sa~e • Drain cleaning • Drain field installation M cheneyseptic,@gmail.corr www.cneneyseotlC.COm I i DR. JACOB RIDL ..... FAMILY DENTISTRY NEW Patients Welcome The best chicken and fish in town! Side Orders: • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy ,. Corn • Green Beans • Macaroni & Cheese TWO GIVEAWAYS ~ SEPTEMBER 10 AND 24. Head to the great indoors at Northern Quest for, ~our chance to win: While' you're there, catch some E ~lC football on our 10'x30' HDTV, sample our September drink s }ecials and tr,,the Dakota Bison Rib E'~e at Masselow's 5teakhouse. Detail and moreat northern( • Potato Wedges @ 116 W. 1st, Cheney, WA • 235-4222 EVER Y DA Y! VISIT US "A T