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Sunday, December 8, 1991
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Nevada Briefing A daily look at people and events making news in Nevada. SUNDAY - 2B DECEMBER 8, 1991 Supreme Court rules against pardon for man in killing of wife CARSON CITY The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled 3-2 against Robert Kelch, member of a prominent southern Nevada family who won and then lost a pardon after being convicted of killing his wife. The majority ruling, by Justice Charles Springer, said the state Pardons Board gave Kelch his due process rights during a 1 987 hearing that canceled the panel's decision seven months earlier to ease his 20-year term to five years. Justice Tom Steifen concurred, and criticized the two dissenting justices for saying the high court has a built-in conflict of interest since all five justices serve on the Pardons Board. The governor and attorney general also sit on the board. Man convicted of robbing banks LAS VEGAS A man wanted in the slaying of a Floyd I. Brown Electrician Floyd I. Brown, 74, died Thursday at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. A native of Walla Walla, Wash., he was born Aug. 1 8, 1917, and had been a Reno resident for 20 years, coming from Fremont, Calif. Brown was an electrician for Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, retiring four years ago. He was a member of the Naval Fleet Reserve at large and a World War II Navy veteran. Surviving are his widow Sybil D. and son Dennis, both of Reno; daughter Sharron Pearson of Federal Way, Wash., and four grandchildren. A funeral is scheduled for 1 1 a.m. Monday at Mountain View Chapel, with burial at Mountain View Cemetery, under the direction of Walton Funeral Home, Reno. Virginia A. Gallegos Homemaker TACOMA, Wash. Virginia Alvina Gallegos, 83, died Thursday in Tacoma, Wash. A native of Cocolala, Idaho, she was born Sept. 21,1 908, and had been a Tacoma resident, coming from Union, Wash., and Gardnerville, where she lived for many years. Mrs. Gallegos was a homemaker. Surviving are a son, George Sroufe of Belton, Mo.; daughter, Marilyn Dybeck of Union, Wash.; brother, Lawrence Sochia of Carmichael, Calif.; sisters, Evlyn Cronkhite of Morongo Valley, Calif., and Lois Bressie of Willows, Calif.; five grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral is scheduled 1 1 a.m. Tuesday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum, Carson City, with burial at Happy Homestead Cemetery, South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Frank Gastelecutto Road supervisor WINNEMUCCA Golconda native Frank Gastelecutto, 64, died Friday at Humbolt General Hospital. Born Jan. 30, 1927, to John and AnaJuanna Gastelcutto, he had been aniarea resident all his life. i Gastelecutto was the road supervisor for the City of Winnemucca, a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, and a World War II Army veteran. ENTERTAINMENT 'Oba Oba' final show is tonight By Steve Timko GAZETTE-JOURNAL "Oba Oba '91," which opened 10 months ago amid controversy over a scantily-clad, 50-foot dancer on a billboard, gives its last Reno performance tonight. Initially booked for two months at Bally's Reno beginning in February, the Brazilian song and dance review was popular enough its run continued into December. Its departure means Reno's biggest showroom will be mostly dark at least until mid-February, with limited performances. "The Phantom of the Opera" is tentatively set to run Feb. 18 through March 8. "Hello Hollywood Hello" is on the list of shows being considered to run in the theater, Bally's publicist Brian Law-son said, but it's not at the top of the list. Virginia woman has been convicted in federal court here of robbing three Las Vegas banks. A jury deliberated six hours last week before finding Gregory Richard Barker, 35, guilty of the robberies, which were carried out in December of 1 983 and January and March of 1 984. Barker was arrested in Phoenix in April after he was featured on the "Unsolved Mysteries" show. He had been working in telemarketing sales under the alias Alex Graham at the time of his arrest. Inmate held in escape attempt JEAN A Jean Conservation Camp inmate's desire to see his girlfriend may prove costly, prison officials said Saturday. Officials said Chelmas Pollard, 27, walked away from the minimum-custody facility Friday night to meet his girlfriend at a nearby hotel-casino. But they said the inmate went to the wrong hotel and allegedly tried to force his way into an occupied room. Security officers from the Gold Strike Hotel responded to the room and arrested Pollard after he allegedly tried to stab one of them during a struggle. Pollard, who was discovered missing from the facility at the regular 9 p.m. count, was booked into He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Surviving are his widow Janet, daughter Debra Gaye Bosch and brother Louie, all of Winnemucca, son Ron J. of Caldwell, Idaho, sister Dominica Beasley of Las Vegas and four grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at Albertson Funeral Home. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial at Winnemucca Cemetery. A memorial is being established with American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2155, Winnemucca 89445. Shirley L. Kriel J.C. Penney employee Shirley Lucille Kriel, 64, died Friday at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. A native of Alten, 111., she was born May 1 8, 1 927, and had been a Sparks resident for 1 5 years, coming from Columbus, Ohio, where she lived for five years, and Atlanta. Mrs. Kriel was an office worker for J.C. Penney Warehouse, Stead, a member of I.O.F., Milwaukee, and Lord of Mercy Lutheran Church, and a multiple prize winner at Nevada State Fair from 1 986 to 1 990 for her crocheted afghans. Her husband, H. Kriel, died in 1986. Surviving are son Robert, daughter Susan Zoltak and brothers Clyde and Ross Clyde Sevener, all of Milwaukee; daughters Aiko Zai of Sparks, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at Mountain View Cemetery, under the direction of Walton's Sparks Funeral Home. A memorial is being established with the church, 3400 Pyramid Way, Sparks 89436. Lucein H. LeBaron Automobile salesman CARSON CITY Lucein H. LeBaron, 53, died Thursday at Washoe Medical Center, Reno. A native of Electric City, Wash., he was born Nov. 22, 1 938, and had lived in Carson City for the past 10 years, coming from Medford, Ore. LeBaron was an automobile salesman and a Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by a sister. Surviving are his widow Dorothy, stepson David AT HOME IN RENO: "Oba Oba" this year. Reno became home to the 75-member cast and crew of "Oba Oba." For singer Eliana Estevao, Reno has been much colder than her native San Paulo, though not as cold TEt A I I 1 A Northern Nevada Memorial CREMATION S Family Owned 322-2772 616 So. Walls Reno Call for Information DIsccMoeteransJSerrs Carson, daughters Jennifer Smith, Shayne and Cheyanna LeBaron and mother Bertha, all of Carson City; daughter Terrie Hinshaw and brother Hunt, both of Reno, brother Kirby of Central Point, Ore., father Groverof Medford, and one grandchild. No funeral is scheduled. Cremation will be at Sierra Crematory, under the direction of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, Cemetery and Mausoleum. Earl D. 'Gator' Myers Truck driver Earl D. "Gator" Myers, 48, died Friday at Sparks Family Hospital of natural causes. A native of Jefferson City, Mo., he was born Nov. 1 2, 1 943, and had been a Sparks resident for seven years, coming from Billings, Mont. Myers attended school in Natchez, Miss., and was a line truck driver for Consolidated Freightways. Surviving are his widow, Chris, and son, Scott Myers, both of Sparks; daughter, Judy Myers, and son, Sean Gilmore, both of Billings, Mont.; sons, Ken Gilmore of Chinook, Mont., and Jonathan Myers of Baton Rouge, La.; daughter, Rhonda Davidek of Reno; brother, Ron Baker of Natchez; and two grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 1 0 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary, Sparks. A funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation will be at Masonic Crematory. A memorial is being established with Ryan Maloy Fund for Children, co Home Federal Bank, 3500 S. Virginia St., Reno 89504. CledeA.Smith World War II veteran AUSTIN Clede Allen Smith, 65, died Thursday at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Reno. A native of Burley, Idaho, he was born Sept. 24, 1 926, and had been an Austin resident for eight years, coming from Carson City. Smith worked for A. Teichart Construction for 35 years, and was a construction superintendent before retiring. He had worked for the U.S. Forest Service for the past three years and was a 35 year member of the Operating Engineers Tim DunnGazette-Journal dancers perform at Bally's earlier as one performance in Italy when temperatures were below zero. "Now, it's too cold," Estevao said recently between performances in the 2,000-seat Ziegfield Theater. "I don't like the cold." 425 Operated NO ADD-ONS 24 Houm Clark County Jail for investigation of escape and assault with a deadly weapon. Prison officials said Pollard had been scheduled for a full discharge from his present sentence in September 1 992, but now faces the prospect of additional prison time. He's serving a three-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance from Clark County. He drew the sentence in December 1 988, with the stipulation that it be served consecutively with an eight-year sentence that he already was serving for battery with a deadly weapon. Prison officials said Pollard was paroled from the eight-year term to his present sentence in February, but he'll now be referred to the Parole Board for a revocation of his parole. Candidate questions dump site LAS VEGAS Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder has become the third Democratic presidential candidate to question the federal government's site selection process for a high-level nuclear waste dump. The only site currently being considered is Yucca Mountain, about 1 00 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Nevada's governor and entire congressional delegation oppose the site. Union. He was currently serving as president of the Lions Club, Austin, and was a World War II and Korean War veteran, serving with the Seabees. Surviving are his widow, Lois L. of Austin; son, Norman A., and daughter, Louise Smith, both of Carson City; sister, Judy Erwin of Susanville, Calif.: brothers, Keith of Silverton, Ore., and Max of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; sisters, Erdie Sheldt of Pensacola, Fla., and Elma Terry of Roy, Utah; nine grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Visitation is scheduled from 1 0 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Lucero-Carlson Colonial Mortuary, Susanville, Calif. A graveside funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Crest Cemetery, Johnstonville, Calif. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Austin. A memorial is being established with the Austin Lions Club. Regina Virginia Shaddock Sullivan Homemaker CARSON CITY Regina Virginia Shaddock Sullivan, 81, died Friday in Gardnerville. A native of Port Austin, Mich., she was born Jan. 18, 1910, and had been a Carson City resident since 1979, coming from Gardnerville and Detroit, where she lived since 1925. Mrs. Sullivan was a homemaker, a volunteer at Carson City Senior Citizen Center and Carson-Tahoe Hospital, and a member of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Her husband, John, died in 1960. Surviving are sons, Michael of Gardnerville and Daniel of Carson City; daughter, Patricia Hahn of Detroit; brother, Alex Shaddock of Warren, Mich.; sisters, Rose Lariviere of Venice, Fla., and Ann Akers of Milford, Mich.; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private visitation will be at Walton's Chapel of the Valley Cemetery and Mausoleum. Private burial will be at Holy Southfield, Mich. Evelyn A. Rominger Walsh Harrah's waitress Visitation for Evelyn A. State legislators consider options in education LAS VEGAS (AP) A Nevada legislative committee has been told that programs offering parents more choice in how their children are educated are growing in popularity across the country. The committee was told this week that magnet schools, easier transfers between schools and allowing juniors and seniors to take college courses for high school credits were among options gaining public support. Wisconsin state Rep. Polly Williams said a unique voucher program she authored for the predominantly black Milwaukee public school system is working because parents and students have high expectations. She said her bill was in response to a desegregation program that "We're Here U Thij wet's preferred. nsB profi76oTsectfiJl. fallmiiomuf v careo cemetery ror i i? yean, dch selection or graves, crypts, nichet, grot & route rs. Experienced Jiaffcan issia joo with complete Wore -need vfU - arrangements, or u the riffle of seed. 435 Stoker Ave. - Htno Rominger Walsh, 62, who died Saturday at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Walton Funeral Home, Reno. A native of Canton, Ohio, she was born June 21,1 929, and had been a Reno resident for 20 years. Mrs. Walsh was a waitress at Harrah's Reno for more than 1 5 years. Surviving are daughter, Rita Thompson of Oroville, Calif.; brother, Walter Rominger, and sisters, Nina and Charlotte Cook, and Nell Saunders, all of Arkansas; sister, Dora Kelly of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and three grandchildren. A funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Scheer Memorial Funeral Home, with burial at Oroville Cemetery, both in Oroville. A memorial is being established with American Cancer Society, 120S. Wells Ave., Reno 89502. Washoe Medical Center BUTKO To David and Karla of Reno, a son, Dec. 6, 1 99 1 . BUTLER To Thomas and Gina of Reno, a daughter, Dec. 4, 1991. DINUBILO-SMITH To Jennifer Dinubilo and Gary Smith Jr. of Sun Valley, a daughter, Dec. 5, 1991. MURILLO To Jesus and Jessica of Sparks, a son, Dec. 6, 1991. REYES To Peter and Kerrie of Sparks, a son, Dec. 5, 1 99 1 . SANDERS To David and Tina of Reno, a son, Dec. 6, 1 99 1 . SCHAERER To Sylvia and Manuel of Reno, a daughter, Dec. 5, 1991. Paid notices CARP OF THANKS THANK YOU to all the people whose kindness and sympathy was shown to us during the recent loss of our son, EARROLL EVICK. Your presence gave us immense comfort during our time of sorrow. Parents, Pat & Karl Strickland Winnemucca, Nevada 128 CARD OF THANKS The family of Elvira "Beeda" Belauste-gui Herrera wishes to sincerely thank all the many relatives and friends for their most kind and generous expressions of sympathy for the death of our beloved mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother. The cards, plants, flowers, donations, visits, and foods are all so appreciated and comforting. Thank you. Delfina Swackhamer, Frances & Jack Kelley and family, John and Joan Herrera & family, David and Marilyn Ramsdell & family, Mary Ramsdell & daughters. 128 forced black students to be bused to hundreds of outlying schools because whites had fled the inner-city schools. Her alternative was to allow low-income parents to apply for state vouchers of $2,500 for inner-city private, non-sectarian schools. Williams said about 550 poor students are enrolled in the program. And parents are required to take an active role in their children's education, she said. Jack Klenk, acting director of the U.S. Department of Education's' Center for Choice in Education, said the momentum was growing for more choice in education. Klenk argued the voucher idea When You Need Us!',' 32T231 During an appearance here Friday, Wilder urged the federal government to look elsewhere for a site to store the nation's nuclear waste. "Unless you have the full concurrence of the authorities of that state and locality, the federal government should, in my judgment, find other places," Wilder said. Former Massachusetts Sen. Paul Tsongas and Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey earlier questioned the site selection process even though their states are not directly affected. Wilder was in Las Vegas to speak to the 450-member National Black Caucus of State Legislators meeting at Caesars Palace. State Sen. Joe Neal will head up Wilder's efforts in Nevada. "We're not writing offany states," Wilder said. "Bush is not invincible anywhere and David Duke takes some of that invincibility from him." The Gazette-Journal incorrectly reported Saturday that U.S. District Judge Bruce Thompson issued a ruling in a case in which the William F. Harrah estate may receive a $ 1 2 million refund from the Internal Revenue Service. The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben. Paid notices DEATH NOTICES THEODORE M. GLISCZINSKI Native Reno resident, Theodore Maxmilian Glisczinski, died Wednesday Dec. 4, of complications following surgery in St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. Mr. Glisczinski was born August ia, iyib in Reno. His father immigrated from Poland and his mother was from Wisconsin. He was a veteran of WW II having served as a Seabee in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Mr. Glisczinski retired in June of this year after 31 years as warehouse manager of Desert Glass Company. He was serving as Senior Deacon of Es-curial Lodge 7 F.SA.M. in Virginia City at the time of his death. Theodore was a past Worthy Patron of Adah Chapter 4 O.E S., Reno and Argenta Chapter 7 O.E.S., Virginia City. He was a Past Noble Grand of Lodge 14 I.O.O.F and Watchful Shep-ard of White Shrine Temple 2. He was a member of Mount Rose Lodge 40 F.&.A.M. and Kerak Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. in Reno. He had been a member of the Elks Lodge, Boy Scouts of America, P.T.A. and had served as a deacon of St. John's Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite B. Glisczinski; his son, Theodore B. Glisczinski and wife Terry and daughter Carrie; his daughter, Mrs. Jerry G. Drake and husband Kenneth; his grandsons, Robert B. Stewart and wife Jeanie, and Joseph A. Glisczinski; his great grandsons, David R. Stewart and Johnathan T. Stewart; and his sister-in-law, Katherine G. Grugh. A memorial Masonic Service will be held . Monday Dec. 9, at 1pm in the Masonic Memorial Gardens, Mountain View Ceme-tary, 435 Stoker Ave., Reno, Nv. In Leiu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to: Escurial Lodge 7 F.&A.M., PO Box 997, Virginia City, NV. 89440. 12,8 IN MEMORIAM There isn't a day that goes by When I don't think of you. You an actually gone, Can this be true? It all seems so unreal. God why do we feel? Feeling this pain Tears me up inside. Please give me strength to gain, Gain my courage to live another day. You must be happy where you ere, so they say, And I know you must hear me when I pray. Praying to our Lord Jesus, asking him why, and over and over H Just makes me cry. Gina please listen, as I sigh. You were always an angel that could very well flyl You were here for a reason I was taught to believe, You did your duties then God made you leave. It seems so terrible to have you not here. But Thank You Lord Jesus My sisters not living In tear! Trine Hall Kauai, HI. 128 would allow parents to choose between different curriculum, textbooks and teaching methods. But critics of the voucher program argued it would only fragment schools, widen the gap between rich and poor and destroy a public education program that now guarantees an equal education for all. NOW, CREMATION THE SENSIBLE. ECONOMICAL ALTERNATIVE John Sparks Memorial 414 12th Street Sparks 331-1112 T

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