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hlféfiilRlECIORDS’ Wednesday. March 9, 1994 Obituaries Herbert R. Ward A memorial service was held on Sunday, March 6, at Holy Trin- ity Lutheran Church on Mercer Island for Herbert Richard Ward. Mr. Ward, a former Seattle and Mercer Island resident, died on Wednesday, March 2, in Arizona. Mr. Ward was born on April 12, 1913, in Seattle to Herbert A. and Eleanor Ward. He attended school in Seattle, and graduated from the University of Washing- ton College of Engineering. He worked at Boeing for 38 years, re- tiring in 1979. On Feb. 16, 1939, he married Edna Mae Haverfield, who be- came his companion, friend and mate of 55 years. The Wards bought a sandy lot-on Mercer Is- land in 1949 and constructed their own home, in which they lived for 30 years and where they raised their eight children. The Wards later moved to Sun Lake, Ariz. Surviving Mr. Ward are his wife, Edna Mae, who lives in Ari- zona; his brother, Donald Earl Ward, of Bainbridge Island; three sons, Daniel Arthur Ward, Her— bert Raymond Ward, and Gary Allen Ward; and five daughters, Jean Rackliff, Cheryl Fehring, Carolyn Linarelle, Becky Croak, and Debra Ward. Survivors also include 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Florence Scalzo A Funeral Mass for Florence Scalzo, 99, will be said at 10 am. Thursday, March 10, at St. Moni- ca Catholic Church on Mercer Is- land. Burial will be held at Calva- ry Cemetery in Seattle. Mrs. Scalzo, a resident of Mercer Is- land, died Sunday, March 6, in her home. Born in Roccella, Ionica, Italy, Mrs. Scalzo came to Seattle in 1907 and moved to Mercer Island in 1977. She was preceded in death by by Paul Lowney (fl \_/ lwflmnermtollveonendon— long-tierl'mgone. To Mettutllppnnqu'd heveto heegreetmen,eeheperothletory,or mmdmmtelentorgenlue There-ream. Forlnetenoe? 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Continued from A1. “Some of that can get down to the very little details of how a bench is designed.” Because the debate over good taste has been so contentious, some citizens have suggested the cost of decorations is not worth the trouble. Stamper disagrees.“You ulti- mately benefit by not just putting in the bare minimum that will do the job but by putting in some— thing pleasant,” he said. “The more you can create some inter- est in things that surround you in a space, the more popular that space will be.” Making downtown Mercer Is- land a more popular space is the goal of the project, after all. Recently, the art and design committee agreed on a lamp post. A simpler, more contemporary lamp post was selected over the unpopular original design. At an earlier meeting, the group agreed on the trash can de- sign. They will stick with the look Judged to be the finest condominium in Seattle for its innovative floor plans, luxury, convenience, and security. Shouldn’t you be living in the best? Visit Lake Pointe today. Open Saturdaerednesday Nooan daily. The Penthouse is available at $1,150,000. 2324000 Police report Burglary Someone broke into and ran- sacked a home in the 3600 block of 90th Ave. SE. sometime during the day of Feb. 28. A $300 VCR and three porcelain figures were taken from the living room. More than $1,400 worth of jewelry was taken from two bedrooms. A safe containing $3,000 in cash, four gold wedding rings, vehicle titles and credit cards, was stolen from the master bedroom. Computer equipment was also missing from a spare room. An office door was pried open and numerous rooms were ran- sacked in a building in the 4300 block of 86th Ave. SE. over the night of Feb.— 27. Taken from one office was $1,000 worth of re- ceipts, while $50 in petty cash was also missing from an adjacent of- fice. Malicious mischief Graffiti was marked on the southwest wall of a building in the Central Business District over the night of Feb. 28, causing $50 in damages. Runaway A father reported that a 16— year-old ward of the state who had run away from a drug treat- ment facility was at his home try- ing to convince his 17-year-old daughter to leave with her the evening of March 1. When police CBD details. . . that aroused disapproval at the open house in January. Some peo— ple like it, some don’t. The design is square, with cast iron designs adding style. The trash cans are on display at The Connection. Benches and brick paving stones have also been chosen. The benches will have cast-iron ends with wooden slats. The paving stones will be gray-toned in the street, red-toned on the sidewalks along 78th Avenue. The cross- walks may be marked by a differ- Our Specialty . .v' , Due to change in ownership of Island Plaza WE HAVtEo MOVED THE OGDEN OFFICE BUILDING (Next to City Hall) 232-5773 ' Special Event Video Recording o e o Mercer Island for 12 responded, the girl said, “No. I’m not going,” and tried to leave the house. While being restrained, she kicked and punched an officer. She was charged with third de- gree assault and resisting arrest, and booked into the King County Youth Center. Shoplifting Two 12-year-old Mercer Island girls entered PayLess Drug Store the evening of March 1 and walked down separate aisles. A security officer watched as one of the girls picked up a $1 piece of candy and slipped it into her pocket. She then paid for a juice drink and potato chips before at- tempting to leave the store. When questioned by police, the girl said she was trying to shed her reputa- tion as a “goody-two-shoes.” Liquor law Someone reported that a crowd of juveniles had gathered and was drinking in the parking lot behind Boardwalk Motors on the night of March 4. When police arrived, the group quickly dispersed, but one 18-year-old Mercer Island boy was seen dropping a can of beer and walking away. The boy was charged as a minor in possession of alcohol. Drugs An officer initially stopped a car in the 3100 block of West Mer- .4 ent tone. The idea of using “ghosted” street signs, with the street num— bers atop a light image of the his- torical street name, was discard— ed by the committee. The street signs will be simply numerical. Bronze inlays in the sidewalk at random corners, will remind pe- destrians of historic street names. Sidewalk trees will. be sur- rounded by customized grates, stamped with stanzas of poetry. V l ' PRODUCTIONS ears When You‘re Healthy, We Feel Good. cer Way for driving with a burned out headlight and taillight on the morning of March 5. The 20-year- old Seattle man who was driving had numerous gang tattoos and clothing. When asked if it was OK to search his car for weapons, the man said, “Yeah, go ahead.” During the search, the officer found a sandwich bag containing marijuana stuffed between a crack in the front seat. The man was charged with possession and driving without a valid license. He was booked into the King County Jail after it was learned he had an outstanding warrant out of Kitsap County for violating probation. DWI A 31-year-old Seattle man was stopped for driving erratically and weaving in the eastbound lanes of [-90 the morning of March 5. According to the police report, the driver appeared to be in a stu- por and was struggling to keep his eyes open. He thickly slurred speech and there was an odor of alcohol in the car. The driver had trouble maintaining his balance during roadside sobriety tests and later refused to take a breath test. Theft A 35-year—old transient stole his ex-wife’s car from the Shore— wood Apartment complex and drove to Seattle the night of March 6. The man was arrested when he returned to Shorewood the next day to get his own car, which had apparently run out of gas. . Mercer Island Design Commis- sion will meet at 7:30 p.m. to- night, March 9, in the council chambers at City Hall, 9611 SE. 36th St. The commission is sched- uled to review building plans for a 35-foot tall, free standing tower on the property of the Church of Je- sus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the 8300 block of Southeast 40th. The commission is also scheduled to discuss beautification awards for 1994. Mercer Island Arts Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight, March 9, at the Community Cen- tser at Mercer View, 8236 SE. 24th t. The Ad Hoc Committee on Mercer View will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, March 9 in Room C-3 at the Community Center at Mer- cer View. School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the board room of the School Admin- isstEration Building, 4160 86th Ave. Growth Management Action Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the coun- cil chambers at City Hall. The committee is reviewing the hous- ing element of the comprehensive plan. City Council will meet at 8 p.m. Friday, March 11, to begin the an- nual weekend retreat at the Idyl Inn on the River, 4548 Tolt River Road, Carnation. City Council is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, in regular session at City Hall. A work session on drainage man- agement is scheduled. 9-Monih c.n.v O.§%%fiflfl‘0¢¢..flflfll’6 "MUTED TIME OFFER — ENDS MARCH 31:" invest at least $10,000 of new money" or add at least $5.000“ to a maturing (1.1). worth $5.000 or more. 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