Seems Like Yesterday

50 YEARS AGO (1959)

Leonard Rochon this month was installed as grand knight of Everett Knights of Columbus. Michael Eberle, district deputy, was installing officer, being assisted in the rites by Ed Reischman. Others seated as chapter officers were Leo Gese, Matt Zuanich, Frank Konechy, George Webber, Richard Lienhard, Harry Deasy, Mel Pereira, Michael MacEachren, Robert Fay and Rudy Murgo. The Rev. William Lane would take over as chaplain next month.

Everett students modeled Jantzen sweaters for Chaffee’s Sportswear Shop. They were June Nelson, Everett Junior College; Judy Lindblom, Washington State College; Pat Holmstad and Myrna Anderson, University of Washington; and Karen Green, Pacific Lutheran College.

25 YEARS AGO (1984)

Stan Lee was retiring after 22 years of full-time duty as an accountant with Pioneer First Federal Savings and Loan Association. A celebration would be July 31 at Pioneer’s Everett Branch, Everett and Colby avenues.

The Bishop School at 2301 Hoyt Ave. in Everett offered a strong academic program balanced with community activities, art, music, swimming and gymnastics. There were beginning school programs, morning kindergarten, all-day kindegarten and elementary through fifth grade. Carolanne Watness was the director.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library

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