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September 19, 2012

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Page 18 Volunteers wanted to greet vendors in January In March, 2012 the RV, Swapmeet and Vendor Volunteer Board ap- proved a plan to welcome vendors during "Peak Week" in January. WANTED: 20+ Enthusiastic Quartz- site volunteers to welcome & thank vendors during Jan. 23-27, 2013. Benefi ts: Free T-Shirt, Volunteer badge, collector's pins, and more. To be part of the fun, contact Rain at 541-218-2560 or email Vendor breakfast scheduled for Jan. 7 The RV, Swapmeet and Vendor Volunteer Board will be hosting a Free Vendor Breakfast scheduled for Monday, January 7th at 7am at the Quartzsite Improvement Associa- tion (QIA). All vendors are welcome to meet and greet the volunteer board mem- bers. Vendors are encouraged to bring their questions and concerns to the breakfast. To learn more call Town Hall at 928-927-4333. Theodore "Ted" Martin King, 81, Theodore "Ted" Martin King, 81, died September 5, 2012 at Good Samari- tan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. His wife, Lucy, was at his side when he passed away. He was a longtime Dufur, Ore., resident who spent the past several years living as a snowbird in Quartzsite, Ariz. He was born Oct. 26, 1930, in Long Beach, Calif., to Edward Morgan King and Isabella "Louise" Steinhoff King. He was raised and educated in Yakima, Wash. During this time in his life he developed a love for nature and camping thanks in part to his stepfa- ther George "Bud" Headly. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean confl ict and was honorably discharged Oct. 1, 1952. He met and married his fi rst wife Mary Maxine Mingus and after starting their family they relocated in 1963 to Dufur and resided there for 40 years. He worked for many years as a tug boat captain on the Columbia Quartzsite Show Dates 2012-13 "Big Tent" Quartzsite Sports Vacation & RV Show - January 19 - 27, 2013 "Big Tent" Quartzsite Hobby, Craft & Gem Show - January 30 - February 3, 2013 "Big Tent" Quartzsite Rock & Roll and Classic Car Show - February 2 - 3, 2013 Desert Gardens International Gem & Mineral Show - January 1 - February 28, 2013 Main Event East / Sam's Swapmeet - January 12 - 27, 2013 River and as a deputy for the Wasco County Sheriff's offi ce. After becoming a widower, Ted married his second wife, Dorthea Lewis, who tragically died in an auto- mobile accident. He then moved per- manently to Quartzsite, Ariz., where he met and married Lucy Ferroggiaro. He is survived by his wife Lucy King; daughter, Teddie Hodges, The Dalles, Ore.; son, Timothy King, Portland, Ore.; daughter, Theresa Havner, Yaki- ma, Wash.; his step-daughters, Mary VanNatta, Vancouver, Wash., Janet Millard, Milwaukie, Ore.; Georgina King, Vancouver; and Carolyn Har- vey, McCleary, Wash.; and numerous grandchildren and a large extended family. He was preceded in death by both parents, his sisters Dolores Vander- pool and Sandra Betts; his wives Mary and Dorthea; sons Todd Matthew King and George W. "Bud" King; step- son Douglas F. King, step-daughter Norma Dreke. A graveside ceremony was held Saturday, Sept. 15th at the Dufur Cemetery with Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in care of arrangements. In lieu of fl owers, me- morials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Kermet Ray Hines Kermet Ray Hines, a longtime resi- dent of Quartzsite passed away on Au- gust 31, 2012 while in the hospital. He was to be 79 years old in October. He is survived by his daughter, Glenda, of Quartzsite, son and daughter-in- law of Ventura, Calif., 2 grandchil- dren and 2 great grandchildren and many friends from all over. He will be missed dearly. Services were held in his home town of Ventura, Calif. on Sept. 14, 2012. September 19, 2012 In Memoriam Vicky Fuhrman Melton March 10, 1951 - September 12, 2012 Vicky Fuhrman Melton passed away on Septmeber 12th, 2012 with family by her side. She was born and raised in Blythe, Calif. She was a loving & caring mom, daughter, sister, aunt, grandma, & great grandma. She is preceded in death by her son Kevin Roy Norris, and her mom Jackie Lee Fuhrman. She is survived by her dad Glenn Fuhrman, sister Shirley Garcia, & brother Tommy Fuhrman, her two children Paul & Michele Norris of Quartzsite, Ariz., four nieces all from Blythe, Calif., as well as six grandkids and two great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Services will take place at Frye Chapel in Blythe, CA On Friday September 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Frye Chapel in Blythe, Calif. Quartzsite- TOPS- Take Off Pounds Sensibly is now meeting at Split Rail RV Park Rec. Hall on Tuesday mornings. Weigh in from 7:15am-8:00am, The Meeting is from 8:15am -9:00am. TOPS in Quartzsite Prospector's Panorama Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil & Bead Show - January 2 - February 15, 2013 QIA Pow Wow - January 23 - 27, 2013 Rice Ranch "Yawl Come" Show - November 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013 Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show - January 4 - 13, 2013 Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama - January 18 - 27, 2013 Tyson Wells Arts & Crafts Show - February 1 - 11, 2013 FULL SERVICE SALON See us for all your hair needs! Perms, Cuts, Colors and All Nail Services: Manicures, Acrylic, Gels and Shellac. We also do Pedicures. Come in and try our new pedicure massage chair. Tanning bed packages available! 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