The news letter is published by:
Rod and Joanne Loudin
P.O. Box 8616
Port Orchard, WA 98366-0899
Phone: 360-874-2844

E-mail address YENDOR@GTE.NET

February 2003


Our first cruise for 2003 will be held at the Poulsbo Marina. For those that want we will meet down on the docks around 4:30. Otherwise join us at the Casa Luna Mexican Restaurant just a block from the marina on the main strip. We have a room reserved. At our meeting we will discuss several items for this year beginning with the club budget report followed this years calendar of cruises.


Carl G. Wilhelm, 81, of Bremerton died Jan. 13, 2003, at Harrison Hospital from complications of a stroke. He was born Nov. 28, 1921. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Seattle in 1939 and from Olympic College in Bremerton in 1954. Carl married Geraldine M. (Schneider-Christensen) on July 10, 1965, in Tacoma. He served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946 and from 1950 to 1951. He went on to work as a nuclear production controller at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for 35 years, retiring in 1974.

Throughout his life Carl enjoyed boating and volunteered many hours teaching power

squadron and Coast Guard Auxiliary safe boating classes. He participated in the Sea Scouts (1938 to 1953) and the United States Power Squadrons; was a life member and past commodore of Bremerton Yacht Club; a life member and past commander of the Bremerton Power Squadron from 1968 to 1969; a past commodore of the International Power Boat Association; and past commander of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Carl was also a member of our club since 1989.

Survivors include his wife Gerry; two sons, Greg Wilhelm of Belfair and Tom Christensen of Allyn; a daughter, Janet Davies of Bremerton; a sister, Barbara Thurston of Silverdale; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial $100 donation will be made by the club in Carl's name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.


Check out the Calendar and make some plans to join us.

Last modified: 2/2/2003