Seems Like Yesterday

Don Borders needed no introduction to his many friends. He was manager of the suits and topcoats department at Costello’s.

In keeping with Arbor Day, pupils of Lowell Elementary School planted a dogwood tree. Eddie Klein was master of ceremonies. Speakers were Barbara Bowman, Dick Hall, Glenn Burpee, Douglas Nordstrom and George Petershagen. Students who helped plant the tree were Mary Maynard, Steve Hedlund, Joan Gidos, Paul Lawrence, Bob Ellingwood, Roger Tana, Nancy Lauer, Mike Gidos, Lois Putnam, Tommy Murray, Jonathan Hatch, Stephen Schaus, Susan Grandy, Patricia Spraggins and Larry Iverson.

Postmaster Leonard Amundson ended 30 years with the Marysville post office on his 55th birthday. It was just two days before the Marysville office observed its 100th birthday. In the three decades Amundson was there, annual receipts grew from $40,000 to $700,000. Replacing him was Robby Berry from Federal Way.

Susan Moser, an Everett Community College music student from Snohomish, was presenting a vocal and music recital at the First Presbyterian Church.

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

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