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Marlene Oemaris Watson Marlene Demaris Watson May 15, 1936-December 3, 2017 FORTHE ISLANDER and crafter. She and Clarence moved to Catalina Island in 1966 Marlene Watson, 81, passed where she taught craft classes at away on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, the Girl Scout and YMCA camps. at her home in Santa Maria, In 1970 she opened "Marlene's California, surrounded by her Craft House" in Avalon, where family. Marlene was born on she continued to teach and sold May 15, 1936 in Los Angeles, Craft supplies and her artwork. the daughter of Keith and Francis She and Clarence moved to Santa Sizelove. Maria in 1979, where she contin- She married Clarence Watson ued to teach out of her home stu- on Dec, 31, 1952 in Canon City, dio. Many of her designs where Colorado. He preceded her in published in books and magazines death on Aug. 2, 2017. They were and she made several appearances happily married for 64 years, on Home and Garden television Marlene had an unwaver- shows where she demonstrated ing faith in God. She was very her designs. involved in churches over the Marlene is survived by her years, teaching Sunday school daughter Ronda (Clark) Crandall, classes and playing piano and her son Ron (Peggy) Watson, organ for the worship services, seven grandchildren and five great Marlene was a talented artist grandchildren. BY DAVID HART FOR THE ISLANDER There is one week left to sign up for flag football. The fee is $33 which includes Jersey, mouthpiece, and flags. Flag Football is a non- gender differential, non-contact, 6 on 6 skill development league, and a whole lot of fun for grades 3-5 and 6-8. We are also looking for volun- teer coaches as well. Sign up now at want to share that talent and make City Hall until Friday, Dec 22. a little extra on the side? Start The city of Avalon is always a program at the city of Avalon looking for volunteer coaches for all Recreation Department. The sports. If you are not sure youknow department is always looking for enough but have always wanted to local talent to teach our community be part of the rewarding job, we something new and provide more will help you get the skill. Make enjoyment to life. Is that you? a child's life better, 310 510 0220 Call Recreation Coordinator ext. 231 David Hart at City Hall at 310-510- Do you have a talent? Do you 0220 ext. 231. IIIII ) Dinner, Party Hotel Packages Christmas Dinners Monday, December 25th Noon until 9:00 p.m. (reservations recommended) Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner Your Choice of Fresh Cooked Whole Tom Turkey or Pit Ham served with all the fixings and a complimentary Pumpkin Pie Dessert Adults $29.95 Children (under 12) $16.95 0000000000 Catalina Christmas Dinner Turkey Dinner with all the Fixings. and a 7oz Lobster Tail, includes complimentary Pumpkin Pie Dessert $49.95 New Year's Eve Dinner Sunday, December 31st 5"00 p.m. until 9=00 (reservations recommended) Begin with: Bay Shrimp Cocktail and Choice of Scallop Chowder or Caesar Salad Choice of Entree: Prime Rib Steak * Top Sirloin Steak Rosemary Chicken * Catalina Swordfish Served with: Vegetable Medley, Grilled Mashed Potatoes Fresh Baked Sourdough Bread & Butter and a complimentary Pumpkin Pie Dessert $39.95 (dinner only) $59.95 (includes admission to party with reserved seating) New Year's Eve Mardi Gras Karaoke Party Includes Party Favors, Beads, Hats, Glass of Champagne, Balloon Drop & Karaoke! Admission $20 p.p. (no reserved seating) Hotel Packages available at Hotel Catalina & Courtyard Garden Suites Christmas Dinner Package 1-Night starting from $111.70 per person New Year's Eve Dinner Package 2-Night starting from $216.70 per person Visit HOTELCATALINA.COM for details All Tohatsu Models! 2.5hp THRU 250hp Prices too low to advertise...Call us Todayl 9.9, 15, and 20hp EFI Models Now Available! Oufboards V~ar Warranty Trade-Ins Welcome Gorgeous hand painted Catalina themed Holiday Ornaments Do you have news? Please e-mail your submissions to editor@thecatalinaislander.com AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! THE CATAUNA ISLANDER Friday, Dec. 15, 20171S