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Page 2 Vqtm C~. ~MMIINITV ra- June 27, 2012 TnL N[w ERa ON ThE Road CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page XX SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page X Deep down in Texas The New Era went with Joe Graybill and Anne Mehn on a vacation to Texas, where they made stops in Fort Worth, San Antonio, Bandera, and Corpus Christi - which has a population of 300,000 and is the fifth- largest shipping port in the United States, with summer water temperatures of 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Here they are in Corpus Christi, in front of the USS Lexington (CV-16). They took a tour of the ship, which saw action in the Pacific Theater in Worm War II, in the Atlantic in the 1950s, was used for carrier training in the 1970s and '80s, and is now a museum after being decommissioned in 1991. Pack along copy 6f tory info n ore-mail it to news@ S eethomene s om: sslons ei i Plea iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii contact yore !!! ! ~,l L AI P S. E rlA Sl A i L iBs INK ii III AIHO BED VllAS RUE AJBS I RA ii III SO I TEE A M O OWA BET WER Is13 6 5 7 1 4 9 2 I I 1215 4 8 6 9 1 3 7 I I 1911 7 2 4 3 6 8 5 I I 1412 8 3 1 6 7 5 9 13169 7 5 8 2 4 1 1517 1 9 2 4 8 6 3 I I 1118 2 6 3 5 9 7 4 1719 5 4 6 2 3 1 6 1614 3 1 9 7 5 2 8 fi l 8 nf$5 liP? Call (541) 367-2135 OBITUARIES Arvid A N Donations may be made in his ,n, erson name to the Diabetes Foundation May 26, 1922 - June 20, 2012 or to the American Lung Associa- Arvid Enoch Anderson, 90, of tion. Sweet Home died June 20, 2012. Final burial will be in Chica- He was born May 26, 1922 in go, IlL North Dakota to Anders and Eliza- Sweet Home Funeral Chapel beth (Kvelland) Anderson. is handling the arrangements. He has lived in Chicago, Il- linois, Poplar Grove, Illinois and Sweet Home. Wallace Cole Wild Bird Seed 5# $2.50 10# $4.99 25# $9.99 50# $16.99 A very good N.W. blend of seed for birds. He served in the United States Navy as a gunner's mate second class. Mr. Anderson had an auto repair business and worked as a mechanic. He also volunteered at Sweet Home Senior Center for Meals on Wheels. He is survived by his chil- dren, son Dennis and daughter- in-law Dawn Anderson, daughter Sue Slezak, daughter Cheryl and son-in-law Douglas Lewis, all of Chicago, II1 son Albert Hagi of Daytona, Fla formerly of Sweet Home, son Donald and daughter- in-law Lisa Anderson of Cary, II1 and son Steve Anderson of Sweet Home; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his wife, June Ander- son in 1998; daughter Denise Hagi in 2010; and son-in-law Albert Slezak. VOLUME 1 1912-2012 ISSUE 1 Help celebrate the 100 year anniver- sary of Sweet Home High School! An All School Class Reunion is scheduled for Sportsman's Holiday weekend, and thousands of alumni are expected to return to their home- town for this special event. -Be a part of history by advertising your business in a special "All School Reunion Newspaper"! Show offyour local roots Boast of your S.H.H.S. alumni staff (you can even include their high school photo!) Show your community spirit Call Firiel or Miriam today for more information. 541-367-2135 I advertising@sweethomenews.com Sept. 10, 1918 - June 21, 2012 Wallace L. "Fritz" Cole, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Thurs- day. He was born Sept. 10, 1918 in Kelso, Wash. to Howard and Violet (Muir) Cole. He and his seven siblings were raised by his mother after their fa- ther died when he was still a boy. The children all worked from an early age to help support the fam- ily. Mr. Cole worked in the straw- berry fields driving a horse-drawn wagon, and on a dairy farm, doing all the chores this entailed. He and Walter, his twin broth- er, joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and Mr. Cole was assigned to the San Juan islands where he helped build roads and look- out towers. He joined the National Gua.rd and then the U. S. Army, proudly serv- ing his country during World War II. He spent time in Germany and France and came home with a Pur- ple Heart for wounds sustained in combat. Upon returning from the ser- vice, Mr. Cole spent a lifelong ca- reer working in the wood products industry, retiring in 1980. After a brief period of retirement, he began work as a security guard at wood product mills in the Sweet Home and Lebanon area for many years before retiring once again. He lived on his own until April of this year, when he moved into Wiley Creek Assisted Living Center in Sweet Home, where he charmed all he met. The family has fond memories of a man who, as the song says, "Lived it his way." Mr, Cole was the father of Da- vid, Stephen, Gary, Marlene, Dana, and Bonnie. He was a beloved grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 29, at Lewis Cemetery on North River Drive, where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Nellie. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Charles Grimmett March 5, 1926 - June 21, 2012 Charles Alden Grimmett, 86, of Sweet Home died June 21, 2012. He was born March 5, 1926 in Manhattan, Kan. to Charles Al- den and Clara (Weisbender) Grim- mett. He served in the United States Navy in World War II. Mr. Grimmett lived in To- See Deaths, page 3 Over 22 years experience, helping Oregon hear better since/992. Free batteries for 5 years on most hearing aids. 5% discount for cash or check up front. 3 year warranty on most headng aids. HEARTHE NOTTHE 45 day no.dsk tdal. :: ; ff your health insurance laalicy covers hearing aids ~e can Dan Matheny. BC-HIS often provide you hearing aids with no out of pocket cost to you. Board Certified in Affordable pdcing Heating Instrument Sciences I,