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..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

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John R. Simmons

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John R. Simmons

Wenatchee, WA

John Reginald Simmons, age 91, of Wenatchee, WA and formerly of Lakewood, WA, died surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. John was born in Greenwich, London, England on December 24, 1920, son of Lewin Charles and Marion Agnes Simmons. He entered service with Canadian Pacific Steamship CO. in December 1936, and entered the Royal Naval Reserve as a Supply Officer at the outbreak of WWII in 1939. He was posted to Aviation Supply in 1943, and sent to Portland, OR to serve on the Carrier Vessel Escort HMS Trouncer, where he met his future wife, LT. (JG) Nancy T. Lindbloom, USNR. They married in New York on December 23, 1944. Following the War, the couple lived in London for two years, where their first child was born. They then returned to Portland, where John became a U.S. citizen in 1950. John worked in the hospitality management area, primarily with private clubs, which included the Hayden Lake (ID) Country Club, Tacoma Country and Golf Club, and the Tacoma Club. He was active in the Lutheran Church and continued his membership at Grace Lutheran in Cashmere. He and his wife enjoyed many activities in retirement, including volunteering at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, many trips abroad, Bridge and golf.

John and Nancy moved to Wenatchee in 2005; Nancy died in 2010. The couple is survived by their three daughters, Penelope Smith of Nampa, ID, Trish Simmons of Chicago, IL and Mary (David) Houghland of Wenatchee. Other survivors include niece, Francis Allen of London, England; four grandchildren, Natalie (Chad) Raynor of Nampa, ID, Julie (Steve) Ward of Nampa, ID, John (Marisa) Houghland of Minneapolis, MN and Tim Houghland of Tacoma, WA; and two great-grandchildren, Alexa Ward and Jacob Houghland.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Cashmere, WA. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Grace Lutheran Church of Cashmere or to Rotary International.

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