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as; RECORDS r 5 a I» Wednesday, September 2, 1998 . ' one: i The Planning Commission meets Minor in possession SE. 81st Street. ed for driving with a suspended Ii— R b rt M portive and devoted father and bus- I ‘_at 7:30 pm. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 Officers responded to a noise com- The victim’s unsecured house in cense. The second subject was later 0 . . band, as a fun-loving, knowledgeable I ,in the council chambers at City Hall. plaint Aug. 30 in an Island church the 5200 block of Forest Avenue was arrested for DUI and possession of , coach, and as a loving individual with ' i ;The agenda includes the Losh appeal parking lot. Two juveniles were con- entered and jewelry was stolen Aug. 25. stolen property. R 0 b 6 N F- a radiant smile and unwavering en— : and the P32 subdivision preliminary tacted and taken into custody for mi— MEYER 63. died thusiasm for life. Mr. Meyer Will be re— » approval. nor in possession and trespassing. Theft Attempted burglary Monday. Aug. 24 membered by all of those that knew him i The Arts Council meets at 7 pm. A vehicle was stopped for a traffic The complainant reported his ten— The victim reported that someone re— surrounded by his as an innovative manager and as a l on Wedne sda y, S ept. 9 at the infraction Aug. 29. The driver was un- his bag was removed from his un- moved and damaged a window screen family In Seamfi generously giving individual with an 2 Community center at Mercer View. der 21 and' had been drinking. Field locked vehicle at an Island grocery in an apparent attempt to gain entry Mr- Meyer unbreakable spirit. ‘ ‘1 An architect and theater consultant sobriety tests were administered, which store Aug. 26. to a residence on the 7400 block of sewed as Vice- Mr. Meyer is preceded in death by ; ‘ will discuss the community center de- the driver failed. The driver was ar- Jewelry and other items were re— West Mercer Way Aug. 27. Premier“, F1116 ‘ his parents, Bernard and Lillian Meyer. : Lsign proposal. rested and released. ported missing from the spare bed- a P e I" 0 f Robert E Meyer ’ He is survived by his wife of 33 years, or The City Council meets at 7:30 A student was observed riding in room of a residence in the 4000 block Animal complaint We y e rh a U S 6 r Carolyn Sue Meyer; his daughter. on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the coun- a convertible in the 4100 block of . of East Mercer Way. The victim said the The complainant stated that there Company for the past 11 years. Prior Kirsten Meyer Brodowski and her {‘31 oil chambers at City Hall. The agenda Island Crest Way Aug. 26 while hold— theft occurred sometime between May is an on-going problem with raccoons t0 JOInlng Weyerhauser he spent 31 husband Paul of Simsbury, Conn; his 1: includes the code enforcement on trees, ing a large beer bottle over his head. 1 and Aug. 20. There were no signs at his residence in the 4200 block of years working for Hammermill Paper son, Robert W. Meyer of Mercer Island; j tobacco policy regarding minors, and of, forced entry. West Mercer Way. Cow IIICIUdlng serVing as Pres“em Of his daughter. Karyn E- Meyer 0f Mew i geographic information system status , Burglary the Hammermill Papers Group and Island; and his stepmother, Agnes :3 report. There is a study session at 6 An unknown person(s) forced open DUI , Car prowl Vice PIESIdfim and Officer DUI“? Meyer 0f FairVieW. Pa. “ .' f. pm. on management and budget poli- a door Aug. 19 and took items from A citizen reported being followed by Someone forcibly entered the vic- Hammerml” Paper Company A memorial SBFViCC Will be held ' 3‘; cies. ‘ the apartment in the 2500 block of a vehicle on Aug. 28. The driver led the tim’s vehicle Aug. 26 in the4000 block Mr- Meyer graduated from Case at 2 pm, Thursday, Sept. 3 at the ' ;;; vehicle into the Mercer Island Police of ~83rd Avenue S.E., probably in an Westem Reserve UniveYSIt)’ In 1956 and Mercer ISIand Presbyterian Chur0h~ - g; , A‘,,,l,,,,mm,© SWC,,_,,,,,,W,J,,,,,x Department parking lot. The suspects attempt to steal it. Nothing was tak- gmpleted HagardlBUSineSS School’s A memorial fund hasbeen set pp in 522-» ' ' were intoxicated. One sub'ect was cit- en. anagemem eve Opment Program his name at the Mercer IS and I ; Homeowners WIth money worrles » J ' He was heavily involved in volunteer Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ava, , 2 “r. ’ , t o anizations and efforts to im rove the Mercer Island, WA 98040, or to Fred ; i i may for low-Interest loans Cghmunities in Which he had. Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 3‘ 2 LOANS: Direct lender loosens its re- fect credit? Self-employed? Late house G R D O P E N l N G Mr. Meyer served as president of 1100 Fairview Ave, Seattle, WA 98109. _, M quirements for homeowners who payments? Financial problems? Medi- . f . The United Way of Grays Harbor, 2 r need money now. cal bills? IRS liens? Bankruptcy? 1r ~ 7 0 dISCOUnt 0r SENIOI'S and youths wash; campaign chair for the Erie, , : Is “ Have you been turned down for a idem" matter! . Special 20 % OFF FACIAL - 10 % orr MASSAGE . Pa. chapter. and chairman of The Donald Ward i )- loan? DO you need more than you are a homeowner Wlth suffi- ~ s h Weyerhauser Campaign. He served . ' I: 2» "‘ for any reason? Areyou p’aying lmore cient might/whys?“ eficellemchanlcle “"1" UG- 31“ — R€8~ Price 55 Per OUI as president of the Grays Harbor DonaldE Ward 7) died Thursday 1 ‘ 't' than 10% interest on an other oans ou Wi ua i or a oan——usua y i, o ’ i ’ r- or credit cards? y Ivar-n 48hours.y . Candy '3 NAILS § Shambegl gfghombngergg and the Aug. 27 at Mercer Island Car; Center. :r r If you are a homeowner and an- You can find out over the phone— : g swegoy _ .am If) 0mmefcer Mr. Ward, a 42-year resident of swered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, and free of charge—if you qualify. ' 2723 78th Ave, Mercer Island He enjoyed salhllgv Skungv {ravelmgr Mercer Island, was born July.12, 1927 e .1 they can tell you over the'phone and Stone Castle Home Loans-is licensed (besrde Al enland Deli) and sports of all kinds, espec1ally fish— m wenatchee, wash” attendmg mg}, ,r ;. without obligation if you qualify. by the WA Dept. of Financral Instrt. 206- 30-8984 mg and mating: He Will always be school in Kirkland and the University :r High credit card debt? LeSS-than-per- Call 1-800-700-1242, ext. 194 Open Mom-Sat. 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. remembered by his family as a sup- of Washington in Seattle. ;_ 4 Mr. Ward was a lieutenant colonel a ‘ in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1951 5" to his retirement in 1982. He’sewed fit/e Le years active duty and retired after 20 )f years as a pilot in the USMC Reserve, t t, stationed at Sand Point Naval Air Station and Whidbey Island Naval Air 1 Station. , l f_ ». Mr. Ward was an avid sailor, golfer, ie ‘ fisherman and also enjoyed horseback e . ,U, riding. He enjoyed doing volunteer '.. work for Mercer Island Senior Services. ,. Survivors include his wife, Shirley fe' , Ward of Mercer Island, and his sons, ‘3- Brian Ward of Mercer Island, Steve ,6 Ward of Seattle and Bruce Ward of n ~West Chester, Pa. , '18 A memorial service will be held )r. at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, at . Green’s Bellevue Chapel, 1215 145th ,r ,, Place S.E., Bellevue. Contributions 7d ,2” may be made to Nature Conservancy, ’i_ 2l7 Pine, Suite 1100, Seattle, WA ,,,,,,, h 1' 98101. I ‘ . ' When Jim Laframboise A I ' , tore his shoulder beyond , . repair, he turned to . . ‘ I L A Swedish to replace the , 0 ' I , damaged joint. had ’ connnued from page A6 , ‘ p enfgwiggldgg r . ers; he has overseen passage of bonds “puma.” . I. and levies to build and improve our at Q! . I ., . L p, p ‘ would?! h‘ave, schools; the district technology plan ap- Ld W, x , ., Cb w‘h "~- proved by the-school board last spring [3 I. i, y ‘ ‘ . ‘ I g n "g is the result of different and often op- O “‘ , i ‘15“ [Yaw/r“ "covered posing points of view working to- ld ,‘ from h“ suc‘mfl‘l‘houl‘ief gather for a common solution. st. . , ‘ '"Pl‘f‘m‘m’ l0“ canfindf‘m Community forums involving cur- ; , ' «- ‘ at ’1” “Wet” dub ‘ny riculum changes in our schools provide '8 ‘ ‘ ,, ' ' ' "labile and "a"? ’0 Tall} all citizens the opportunity to_voice is, I ' 'concems. r ' I’d ,‘j ’ , ' I have 'seen Dick consrstently take ; ,t ' ‘ , time out from his busy schedule to m b a meet one on one with concerned par— “ . p ents, students, teachers and district r .. personnel. 0 s_ , . In my mind, Dick Giger is the truest at ’ kind of leader— one who has the pa- , x f." . ‘ tience to allow the often slow process . ' of consensus-building to happenJ w r e l S . hope that our next superintendent will t_ . I . r j share this vision and thatwe as a com u . r . . munity will not succumb to “a phi— IE ‘ ‘ v a 'losophy compactedinto a 10 or 15 a- or emse ves c _ , g I hope that we will‘remember Dick ,. As a pianist and former i . g ' Qiger‘s legacy '—~ the process of build- .modd’pgming and of . V V . , p . , incgcgp'i‘isenstis is the strongest builder E a Sta ewas an im or n? , . . . . ' . 0 mm“ .4; Z: , pm imebm 026;: l,- e. ' Jim Laframborse is hitting the Court. Barbara Glick takes the stage gracefully and Marion Moms, n) in Eventually} WM?“ , free of pain. And Neil Bransfield is cycling to work. , « ‘ problems made it a pamfill ' - I~ N _ ‘ . and difitcult part oflm Like thousands of others, these joint-replacement patients trusted Swedish Medical ‘ ' t i 11' e. She chose Sibedish to . perfiirm herjaint-replacement Center to perforrn'their surgeries and put an end to their pain. But they didn’t just come Great Prices r Personalized service luv—wry." . ‘ WM“ and is thrilled With to swedish for a new hip, knee or shoulder. They came for the assurance of the region’s l the level of care she received. ' . “Everyone, fiam the nursing most experienced orthopedic program. stafito thetherapim, was . . . r . ’ l - . i My professional, my wing.” Every year, Swedish orthopedic surgeons perform more, than 6,000 surgeries, including 3:3" more joint—replacement surgeries than any. other medical center on theWest Coast. i But it isn’t just the number of procedures that makes Swedish a national leader in total ' joint replacements. It’s the state-of-the—art operating facilities, The support of its highly I ' skilled nurses, therapists and anesthesiologists. And, of cburse, the caliber of its surgeons. E At Swedish, our orthopedic surgeons are nationally recognized experts who have Formm Mam 5 Y I . pioneered many of the joint~replacement techniques now being used worldwide. Neil Branrfieuasrumga , ' p v p I , ; .T ’ . , , . K tit: ainheex crime: was ( g r . . , v E So if painful» or stiffjomts are preventing you from domg the things you enjoy, why not “name ["9me ,, Mimi; p Prompt, efficient, guanc‘teed . g find out more about the orthopedic program at swedish? When it comes to minimlzm‘ ' ' g “1“” at ' . I v risks and maximizing outcomes, nothing takes the place of experience. ' . i , ‘ '_ . in my hip replacement. r I I I g 3 ' F r ' r ti all k ‘ ' fr' h ‘ ' f ‘al aiiisoo-swcnisri -*"“Wofmmh1¢dm . “all” W9 ‘ § . or a rec in orma on .pac et or a ee p ysrcran re err ,- c - . ‘ .10.,Smdfih’..huays_ NM, _ r. p r a I L “'V 1 Neil is not only walking , : . \ a l g . again, 119’s I 1 g . , , - i ‘r ‘ athleticism intoalowgr- ‘ , , I ' I r . impact sport —- bicycling; , ‘ ‘ ‘ \ . i . r Call us for a {no estimate! , ; . 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