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Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 15

Reno, Nevada
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Sunday, June 16, 1991
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Nevada Briefing SUNDAY - 2B JUNE 16, 1991 A daily look at people and events making news in Nevada. Reno cafe owner found dead outside Virginia Street business One of the owners of Cafe Garfield was found dead Saturday afternoon outside the business, Reno police said. Police estimated Thomas Edward Pugh, 35, had been dead outside the 1 537 S. Virginia St. business for 1 0 to 1 2 hours when employees arriving to open the night club found him about 4: 1 5 p.m. An autopsy today should reveal the cause of death, but police say it doesn't appear to be murder. Day camp registration time Parents can register their children for an "Our Savior Lutheran Church" day camp to be held Aug. 19-23. Cost is $35 for one child and $25 for each additional child in the family. Lutheran Outdoor Ministries is leading the camp, whose theme is "We Care." For details, call 355-0689. Carson City 4 kids rescued at Lake Tahoe '. '. Four shivering children were rescued from a boat drifting towards the center of Lake Tahoe on Saturday afternoon. ; The U.S. Coast Guard ship Empress spotted the children frantically waving their arms about 4:56 p.m. in the Hope Beach area near South Lake Tahoe. ' ; The children, who had not worn lifejackets, paddled Victoria Ladousee Bellurot .' Victoria Ladousee Bellurot, 84, died June 8 in Reno. :-A native of Dognen, Basses Pyrenees, France, she was born March 7, 1 907, and had been a Reno resident since 1988, coming from Auburn, Calif., and San Francisco. " ; Mrs. Bellurot and her hus- band managed hotels in San 'Francisco until 1944 until they purchased the Freeman Hotel in Auburn. Her husband, Dan, died in ,1950. ; Surviving are a daughter, ' Jeanne Steinheimer of Reno; a sister, Germaine Bernal of Woodland, Calif.; three grand-'.. children; two great-grandchil-'dren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great I nephews. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at ' the Chapel of the Chimes, with inurnment at Old Auburn Cemetery, both in Auburn. ' ; Cremation will be at Moun-: tain View Crematory, under the direction of Ross, Burke & Kno-bel Mortuary, Reno. : A memorial is being established with Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Ave., Mi-Jami, Fla., 33136. 'Ronald W. Broderdorf ; Ronald W. Broderdorf, 55, died Thursday at Washoe Medical Center. 1 A native of Chicago, he was born March 16, 1936, and had .been a Reno resident since ; 1962, coming from Las Vegas. A graduate of Las Vegas High 'School in 1955, Broderdorf received his bachelor of arts degree in education from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1963, and a master's degree in counseling from Northern Arizona University in 1981. He ; worked as a counselor for Wa-' shoe County School District. Surviving are his widow, Anna Marie Veltri, a son, Lance Charles, and daughters Bridget ;Marie and Alyson Elaine Broderdorf, all of Reno; and brother, Charles W., and sister, Vivi-'an Broderdorf, both of Las ;Vegas. : A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at Walton Funeral Home, Reno. Man has videotape evidence of beating by neighbor SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A man who said some neighbors had been verbally harassing him for years because he is gay captured his own beating on videotape with a camera set up at the front window of his house. "This is the first case I've ever dealt with where the victim was able to capture the incident on tape," San Jose Police Department spokeswoman Veronica Damon said after the tape was shown Northern Nevada Memorial 3 CREMATION Family Owned & Operated 322-2772 616 So. Walls Reno Ml for Information Discount for Veterans & Seniors n "We're Here U Thfcatet's preferred, mm profit, son secuuiat), full Jrroce endowment -caitd cemetery fbi J. 19 years. Bat Klecuon of graves, tiypa, niches, uras& mtAea. Experienced naff rut assist you with comp lett before -need v;,vv fn in n mm ttS wMwt ' a .7.-"""'' Cremation will be at Moun-tian View Crematory. Memorials are being established with the Broderdorf Trust Fund, co Dilworth Middle School, 255 Prater Way, Sparks 89431, or American Heart Association, 1 135 Terminal Way, Suite 105, Reno 89502. Helen M. Casale CARSON CITY Helen M. Casale, 72, died Thursday at Carson Convalescent Hospital. A native of Nebraska, she was born June 18, 1918, and had been a Carson City resident since 1970, coming from Whit-tier, Calif. A graduate of Frank Wiggins Cosmetology School, Los Angeles, in 1936, Mrs. Casale was a beautician and cosmetologist. She was a past member of Topaz Lake Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and a member of Topaz Lake Women's Club. Her husband, Michael, died in 1985. Surviving are a daughter, Janice Garcia of Whittier; a brother, Charles Shary of Paradise, Calif.; a sister, Ella Willman of Missouri; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. Monday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum. A funeral is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial at Garden Cemetery, Gardnerville. Memorials are being established with Topaz Lake Volunteer Fire Department or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 3949, Carson City 89702. Louise M. Hoppe Ellis GARDNERVILLE Louise M. Hoppe Ellis, 95, died Thursday at Cottonwood Care Center. A native of Cincinnati, she was born March 22, 1896, and had been a Carson City and Gardnerville area resident since 1984, coming from Laguna Beach, Calif., and Pasadena, Calif. Mrs. Ellis was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic church. Surviving are a daughter, Frances Hofstatter of Coleville, Friday night on several television stations. Police said they were unaware of the tape taken by William Ki-ley, 44, until Friday night although he had called them last Tuesday night to report being attacked by a 1 7-year-old neighbor. The tape, first shown by KPIX-TV, San Francisco, shows Kiley being beaten on the front lawn of a house, a rental property he owns, across the street from his. $400 NO ADD-ONS 24 Hours When You Need Us!" out into the water oft the shoreline, but the wind and the water carried them away. The Empress took the children to a nearby marina, where paramedics gave them a clean bill of health, and they were reunited with their parents. Kidnapping case lead turns dry One lead in the search for Jaycee Lee Dugard, kidnapped Monday in South Lake Tahoe, turned up dry. But investigators are asking an unidentified man who called Fnday afternoon to call back again so they can talk to him. A man called about 3 p.m. and was talking as an FBI investigator answered the telephone. Investigators say they are not sure what the man said, but want to talk to him again to see if he has any useful information. They ask the man to call 9 1 6-573-3022. On Friday morning, investigators got a tip that a woman who looked similar to the suspected kidnapper picked up and carried a young child she did not know June 3 outside the Beverly Lodge in South Lake Tahoe. The child was not kidnapped. Witnesses tied the woman to a white truck. Investigators found the woman, however, and believe her account that she grabbed the child as it was walking unattended into the street. Woman hits $1 .3 million jackpot LAS VEGAS A first-time visitor to Las Vegas has won a $ 1 .3 million Quartermania jackpot at the Boardwalk Hotel. International Game Technology officials said it was Calif.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. No funeral is scheduled. Cremation will be at Sierra Crematory, Reno, with inurnment at Antelope Valley Cemetery, Coleville. Arrangements are under the direction of Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum, Carson City. Helen G. Harris CARSON CITY Helen G. Harris, 82, died Friday at Car-son-Tahoe Hospital. A native of Swan Lake, Idaho, she was born Dec. 11,1 908, and had been living in Carson City for a short while, coming from Ridgecrest, Calif., where she lived since 1943. Mrs. Harris was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ridgecrest. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and eight brothers and sisters. Surviving are sons, Evan L. of Carson City and Robert G. of Sand Point, Idaho; a daughter. Donna Jones of San Diego; a brother, Ted Gambles of Og-den, Utah; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral is scheduled for a later date in Ridgecrest. Local arrangements are under the direction of FitzHenry's Funeral Home and Crematory. Robbie J. Hylton DAYTON Robbie Joe Hylton, 46, died Friday at Car-son-Tahoe Hospital. A native of Hanford, Calif., he was born June 19, 1944, and had been a resident of the Reno-Carson City-Dayton area for 1 5 years, coming from Hanford. Hylton was a cook for John Ascuaga's Nugget, Sparks, Harold's Club, Reno, and many other casinos. He was a Vietnam Army veteran, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3726. Surviving are his widow JoAnn of Dayton; brothers, Curtis of Rockford, Wash., Downie of South San Francisco, and Harold of Milwaukee; and numerous nieces and nephews. No funeral is scheduled. Cremation will be at Sierra Acting police chief Fred Abram said that although no arrests have been made, investigators were gathering information and the case is being taken very seriously. "Gay bashing is a hate crime and that is one of our top priorities," he said. "We will not not put with anything like this." NOW, CREMATION THE SENSIBLE, ECONOMICAL ALTERNATIVE John Sparks Memorial 414 12ih Street Sparks 331-1112 the largest two-quarter jackpot in Nevada history. Harolyn Couch, who works in the cosmetics department of a Springfield, Mass. store, had played $2 worth of quarters in less than five minutes when she hit the jackpot Friday. IGT officials said the jackpot was "hundreds of thousands of dollars" more than the previous record. The statewide progressive slot machine system links more than 1 ,000 machines in 1 39 Nevada casinos to a single jackpot that builds from a base amount of $400,000. Board urges contempt charges LAS VEGAS The National Labor Relations Board has urged a federal judge to find a Las Vegas casino owner in contempt of court. The NLRB contends Barbary Coast owner Michael Gaughan and his resort have violated a preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Philip Pro. The injunction was to remain in effect pending the outcome of numerous unfair labor practice charges filed against the property. An administrative law judge has been hearing the cases. Pro took the request under advisement Friday and gave no indication when or how he plans to rule on the matter. The Barbary Coast has been locked in a heated labor dispute with Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165. INS officer pleads not guilty LASVEGAS The chief legalization officer for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Las Vegas has pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting $35,000 in bribes. During an arraignment Friday before U.S. Crematory, Reno, under the direction of Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum, Carson City. . Mary K. Luc SILVER SITY Mary K. Luc, 79, died Saturday at her residence. A native of Yugoslavia, she was born June 12, 1912, and had been a resident of Silver City for 25 years. Mrs. Luc was a waitress for many years. Surviving is her sister, Susan Weber of Long Island, N. Y. No funeral is scheduled. Cremation will be at FitzHenry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Carson City. Nina Daskalopulo Magnus Nina Daskalopulo Magnus, 61, died Thursday at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. Magnus worked for Nevada 1 Bell as an operator for 22 years, and was a member of Special Olympics of Nevada, Northern Nevada Language Bank and Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Alliance Church, Sparks. Leslie A. Raffetto Washoe County native Leslie Antonio Raffetto, 78, died Friday at his residence. Born Oct. 14, 1912, to Louis and Mamie Olivia Raffetto, he had been a lifetime Nevada resident. Raffetto was a farmer and a member of the Catholic church. Surviving are a daughter, Ann Howell of Langhorne, Pa.; sister, Evelyn Martin of Reno; brothers, Louis and Lee, both of Sparks; and one niece and one nephew. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Sparks, with private burial at Mountain View Cemtery, under the direction of O'Brien-Rogers and Crosby Funeral Home. A memorial is being established with American Cancer Society, 120 S. Wells Ave., Reno 89502. CALL 786-8744 for convenient home delivery nut. w n wvun QUALIFY FOR THE SENIORS PROGRAM Sierra Memorial Gardens is Offering 'Burial Space for Two for Only $250 This Includes Endowment Care & Records Fee This is a Limited Offer on a First Come, First Served Basis I Name, j Addr j City Roger E. Rowland Roger Earl Rowland, 73, died June 9 at his residence. A native of Erick, Okla., he was born April 23, 1918, and had been a Sun Valley res- Rowland ident for 23 years, coming from Oroville, Calif. Rowland was an excavating engineer. Surviving are sons, Earl of Rio Vista, Calif., Roger of Sparks, and Doug of Reno; daughters, Roye With and Nina Lovelock, both of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Debbie Nelson of Sun Valley; brother, Leroy of Yountville, Calif.; sisters, Mar-lene Mitchell of Group, Ariz., Doris Kenyon of Berry Creek, Calif., and Eileen Roland of Oroville; 1 5 grandchildren; and 1 0 great-grandchildren. No funeral is scheduled. Cremation will be at Reno Crematory, under the direction of Northern Nevada Memorial Cremation and Burial Society. A memorial is being established with Hospice of Nevada, 235 W. 6th St., Reno 89503. Hilda Sherwood CARSON CITY Hilda Sherwood, 79, died Friday at Gardnerville Nursing Home. A native of Germany, she was born Dec. 6,1911, and had been a Carson City resident since 1 945, coming from Germany. Mrs. Sherwood was a typist for the State of Nevada, retiring in 1973. Her husband, Calvin, died in 1968. Surviving are son, John of Oakland, Calif.; brother, R.C. Negal of San Carlos, Calif.; sister, Elsa Passow of Carson City; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum, with private burial at Lone Mountain Cemetery. A memorial is being established with Multiple Sclerosis, 3100 Mill St., Suite 113, Reno 89503. Reno 4 z- A i "J ;i-'.V Hi SENIOR CITIZENS. Double Depth Spaces Only To Assure your Reservation, Mail this Coupon to" Sierra Memorial Gardens P.O. Box 26 Reno, NV 89504 St. Magistrate Robert Johnston, Barbara Farley pleaded not guilty to each charge in a nine-count indictment. An Aug. 5 trial date was set. Farley, 44, has retained Las Vegas attorney Oscar Goodman to represent her. The government alleges Farley took eight bribes from Los Angeles immigration consultant Cesar Condes. According to government prosecutors, Condes wanted Farley to approve work permits for aliens, most of whom were Filipinos who failed to meet amnesty guidelines. As chief legalization officer, it was Farley's duty to approve or deny the applications. Farley was placed on paid administrative leave on Sept. 24, the same day Condes was arrested in the parking lot of Whiskey Pete's casino on the California-Nevada border. Politicians debate nuke dump LAS VEGAS Top officials of Nevada's two major political parties have traded shots over a proposal to build a high-level nuclear waste dump at ; Yucca Mountain. Former Democratic Gov. Grant Sawyer wrote a letter to GOP state Chairman Ken Sawyer on Friday calling for the Republican Party to go on record against the repository. But Ken Sawyer accused the former governor of using the issue for political purposes, noting the letter was sent to the news media before him. While the Democrats have come out against a repository, the Republicans have insisted the storage facility may be acceptable if safety issues are addressed. The Democratic Women's Club recently passed a resolution demanding that GOP National Committeeman Tom Wiesner go on record and say whether he was speaking for his party when he supported a pro-dump group. Washoe Medical Center Flowers To Randal M. and Tonya E. Flowers of Gerlach, a son, June 13, 1991. Fritz To Brenda M. Fritz of Reno, a daughter, June 12, 1991. Grider To Anthony V. and and Cynthia M. Grider of Sparks, a daughter, June 14, 1991. Oliden To Magdaleno and Luz Maria Oliden of Reno, a daughter, June 14, 1991. Paid notices DEATH NOTICES MARGUERITE ALICE MAXFIELD INCLINE VILLAGE- Marguerite Alice Maxfield, 87, died Wednesday, June 12, 1991, at home. A native of Valparasio, Indiana, she was born October 13, 1903, and had lived in Incline Village for 21 years, coming from Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Maxfield was a Homemaker. Surviving are her husband, Robert, and daughter, Jane Maxfield, both of Incline Village; sister, Dorothy Howard, of Albuquerque, N.M.; and nephew, Thomas Hinckle, of Reno. A memorial service was held on Saturday at Tyrolia Club House at Incline Village, Nevada. A private internment was held at Mountain View Cemetery Arrangements were made under the direction of Walton's Sierra Chapel. A memorial is being established with Incline High School Scholarship, Incline Village High School, Box AA, Incline Village, Nevada 89450. 6.16 IN MEMORIAM "Sam" June 16, 1990 So small, so sweet, so soon. Love, Mom, Dad and Grandmom Mac IN MEMORIAM ROY D. PAGNI In Loving Memory Happy Father's Day to the man who gave us so much. Thank you for all you continue to do in your own special way. We miss you and love you. June Pagni, Danny and Steven Pagni Gazette - Journal -2p- ( ...m will tortvar I Ml your j prMnc and iov you always ... J Fam. 435 ohtt Ave - Reno 329-9231 I 1 T ? 1 r ! Ph.

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