Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:23pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Another Everett landmark was being destroyed. Demolition of the old wooden section of Bethany Home, 3322 Broadway, was nearly complete. Built to house a hospital the building had also served as Bethania College and an apartment house. In 1932 Bethany transformed it into a home for the elderly. A new building would go up in its place.

Roberta K. Kallgren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Kallgren, 6519 Armar Raod, enlisted this week in the United States Women’s Army Corps. A 1962 graduate of Marysville High School, she chose her assignment under the Army’s guaranteed specialist training program for high school graduates.

25 years ago (1987)

Ivar’s had leased a space in the Everett Mall food court. The seafood restaurant company would share a common seating area with 14 other food services when the food court, now under construction, was completed.

Andy’s Body Shop was open for business at 16129-C 35th Ave. in Smokey Point. Andy’s did complete body and frame work, painting, glass, fiberglass repair and sand blasting. Andy Neland, former manager of Roy Robinson’s body shop, was the owner.

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

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