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July 22, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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A BOX CAR loaded recently by Simpson Timber Co. marked one billion feet of plywood shipped from the company's Washington Plywood Central Warehouse. Dr. Kennedy Taken By Death Dr. Harold L. Kennedy, who for 38 years practiced medicine in the Shelton and Mason County area, died Sunday in Mason General Hospital a the age of 79 years. Born in Spokane on Feb. 5, 1892, Dr. Kennedy was graduated from Michigan's School of Medicine in 1917 after which he served for four years in the Navy. He practiced in Brooklyn, N.Y. for three years, following which he practiced for three years in Marshfield, Ore., now known as Coos Bay. He began his practice in Shelton in 1927, retiring in June of 1965. Dr. Kennedy was a member of St. David's Episcopal Church and of the Kiwanis Club. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Caroline Kennedy of the home; a daughter, Miss Susan Kennedy, Detroit; a sister, Mrs. Agnes Meigs, San Clemente, Cal.; and two nephews. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in St. David's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Charles Howard Perry officiating. Donations to a favorite charity are requested in lieu of flowers. Mrs. Hilda Westby Dies On Sunday Mrs. Hilda Marie Westby, Rt. 2 Box 190, Shelton, died Sunday in Mason General Hospital. She was 87 years old. She was born May 1, 1884 in Volga, S.D. and on Sept. 18, 1907 was married to T. T. (Bill) Westby in Tacoma. She had lived in Shelton since 1948, and had formerly resided in DuPont. Mrs. Westby was a member of Central Lutheran Church of Tacoma and later attended and taught Sunday School in the DuPont Community Church. She was a member of Eastern Star and the Pythian Sisters, and she was a past president of the Golden Age Club. Survivors are her husband, Torvold T. (Bill) Westby, Shelton; a son, Weldon O. Westby, Capalis Beach; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Marie Windell, Lake Isabella, Mrs. Esther Hilda Aus, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Thora Viola Buhre of Tacoma; a sister, Mrs. Ovedia Kringle of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pastor A. W. Ramstad will officiate at a service to be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Batstone Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton. Tom Rolfs Woman Fined For Allowing Motor Bike Ride A Shelton woman was fined $25 in Mason County District Justice Court Monday for allowing a 12-year-old boy to ride a motor bike on a city street. Police told the court the The appointment of Tom Rolfs, Shelton, as associate superintendent of the Reception and Diagnostic Center at the Washington Corrections Center here was announced this week by Robert Raines, superintendent of the Corrections Center. Rolfs moves into the newly created position from the position of Supervisor of the Reception and Diagnostic Center. Rains said the duties of supervising the Reception and Diagnostic Center have increased since the start of the institution here and the decision was made to put it under the direction of an association superintendent. Rolfs placed in the top three among those taking the examination for the position, Raines said. Rolfs has been employed at the Corrections Center since 1965. He was graduated from Washington State University in 1963 with a degree in Sociology and received an M.A. degree from WSUin 1965. He and his wife, Maria, have one daughter. The creation of the new associate superintendent makes three associate superintendants at the Corrections Center. AT CAPITAL SAVINGS Death Takes youth and a 14-year-old passenger were stopped while riding the~ FSLLC Insurance _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_ Oda H. Barnaby motorbike on a city street and /"~I NOW Increased iS ' The amount of money that during conversation with the t ' 'tt~,ua~J~To $2O,00O.OO ! in Too Late to Classify TUd approved by the State Board ofOda H. Bamaby, 83, died woman, she admitted the boys ~~-