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Klondyke Klash golf tourney this weekend The 36th Annual Klondyke Klash will be held Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, 'March 18, with 144 golfers and many alternates ready to golf. A handful of golfers have traveled from as far away as Alaska to compete in the weekend event. The tournament is in the traditional scramble format made up of 24 teams with six men representing each team. Three players from each team will play 18 holes on Saturday and the other half of each " team will play Sunday. There will be a Calcutta on Saturday afternoon at the Sand Trap once the results from the first day are posted. An awards dinner will be held Sunday evening at the 'M" Restaurant once the tournament has concluded. Heavy rain is expected all weekend, which should make this year's tournament very interesting. A minimum of nine holes must be played on each day unless the course is closed due to weather. Swede and Marnice Foote started this tournament 36 years ago and have hosted it every year since. 36th Annual Klondyke Klash Team Roster TEAM ONE Adam Del Torto Pedro Pedroza (Sun) Juan Rodriguez TEAM SiX Omar Bastida Ron Bevins Eduardo Murilto TEAM ELEVEN Danny Bevins Jorge Leyva, Jr (Sun) Richard Hernandez Glen Yamamoto Lancho Padilla Johnny Leonhardi Orne Castarphen Gilbert Gamboa Roberto Martin Ruben Hernandez Guillermo Garcia (Sun) Dave Black TEAM TWO Jose Murillo Don Brookins (Ziggy) Steve Jordan TEAM SEVEN Paul Bestudik Bill Wrighton Michael Alegria TEAM TWELVE Mike Hall Ahkem Hooikaika Roberto Tejeda, Jr PabloGlazier Brian Pirrone Tino Rodriguez Greg Gallagher Miguel Tejeda Jose Guzman Tom Borup Sean Delehant Justin Hernandez TEAM THREE Bobby Sheehy (Sun) Roberto Rivas Salvador Pedroza TEAM EIGHT Bobby Johnson Roberto Tejeda, Sr Rig{} Pedroza TEAM THIRTEEN Ryan Saldana (Sun) Jose Munoz Joe Saldana, Sr Marques Romo Quirino Pedroza Augie Castillo Joe Sampson Jose Mandara Jim Johnson Jesse Perez Alex Romero (Sun) Juan Herrera (Sun) TEAM FOUR Eddie Hernandez, Sr Miguel Murillo iarty Saldana TEAM NINE Russell Lawson Chris Davis Jose Pedroza TEAM FOURTEEN Mike Brooks Juan Chavoya Jesus Pedroza Joe Hernandez (Sun) Manuel Martinez Mike Campbell (Sun) Herman Saldana Pedro Lopez (Sat) Sean Amoroso Robert Sherrill Memo Herrera Lupe Sanchez TEAM FIVE Alex Villagra (Sun) Seth Diggins Mike Mills TEAM TEN Nick Flores Ed Arnold Raul Pedroza TEAM FIFTEEN Isaac Felix Geoff Knowles Francisco Bravo Juan Mesa - Carmelo Romero Tom Jordahl Romero Castro Gary Cullison Francisco Fonseco Salvador Marron Rick Spruell Elias Garcia Weston Leonhardi Ramon Lomeli Dave Ashleigh TEAM SIXTEEN Renee Perez Rudy Perez Brandon Hall Rod Muller TEAM TWENTY-ONE Tom Hall (Sun) Cole David Ed Jordan Paul Romo, Jr Luis Garcia Bill Leonhardi Ricardo Romero (Sun) Don Diggins TEAM SEVENTEEN Leo Perez Nick Reyes Geoff Dann John Campbell (Sat) TEAM TWENTY-TWO Johnny Romo, Jr (Sat) Jose Manuel Pedroza Pete Hoffman Steve Hall Eddie aorones Alvaro Tamayo (Sun) Manny Hernandez Daniel Chavoya TEAM EIGHTEEN Ricardo Leyva (Sun) Larry Hernandez Adolfo Padilla Robert Machado (Sun) m TWENTY-lnlmEE Johnny Machado Fidel Rodriguez Rex Remmers Miguel Bravo Ray Romo Rudolfo Hernandez, Sr Jj Poindexter Lolo Saldana (Sun) TEAM NINETEEN Jose Luis Ramirez Rad Bowman Paul Workus John Eric Hernandez TEAM TWENTY-FOUR (Sun) Adam Nelson Dick Salazar Willie Ramirez Philip Hernandez Mark Humm Kyle Fait David Romo Albert Navarro Marc Leh TEAM TWENTY Roque Vidrio Chris Arnold KIondyke Klash captains battle amongst each other to secure their teams.. CATAUNA COUPLES: SWEDE AND MARNICE FOOTE. Please sgnd iP3 youfavorJte phgto.of yourself or of another local Catalina Couple to be included in the Catalina Islander They can be young "or old; in special places, special occasions or just at home. Email your high resolution photo to JESUS MARTIN (1931-2012) Jesus Martin, who was born on May 13, 1931. in Pegeros. Mexi- co, passed away Feb. 20. with his family at his bedside. Martin was a long time resident of Catalina. moving here in 1962. and work- ing 35 years as a landscaper for the Santa Catalina Island Company. He took great pride in making Ava- lon a beautiful place for all who lived there and also for those that visited. He loved the Island and its residents. Martin was an active mem- ber of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church for more than 50 years. He could always be found sitting on his favorite bench on Front Street with his wife Maria. visiting with friends or just enjoying retirement. He also enjoyed visits from his family including his six grandkids. He loved to spoil them all when they came to visit. He even became a great-grandfather last year. He is survived by Maria, his lov- ing wife of 47 years, his sons Frank and Horacio, both of Riverside, and Avturo of Avalon, his daugh- ters-imtaw, Beth and Rhonda, his grandkids, Fmnkie, C0dy, Mariah, Kayla, Jami'e/Brett, and also his great-granddaughter Chloe. Funer- al services were hetd on:Feb. 24, at Saint Catherine's CatlablicChurch. The Martin family was,grate.ful to have Jesus's longtime friend and priest, Father Paul Seibenand pre- side over the services. On behalf of the Martin family we would like to thank Father John at Saint Catherine's, the employees of the Island Company, the Sand Trap owners and their staff, the Avalon Cemetery staff and most of all his Island friends and family for their generous love and support. You all meantso much to him. S T. PAT R I C K'S DAY Saturday, March 17th JOIN US FOR A 3-COURSE PRIX FIXE ST. PATRICK'S DAY MENU. FESTIVE IRISH BEER WILL BE AVAILABLE. Regular menu is also available. THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, March 16, 2012 7