By Senators Heavey, McDonald, Wojahn and Kohl
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung joyfully gave 43 years of his life working, serving his community, and being a role model for others with his humanitarian acts; and
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung tirelessly served the West Seattle community as past president of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the West Seattle Lions Club, the West Seattle Shrine Club, and the 34th District Republican Club, and as a state delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1980; and
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung, as a proud veteran of World War II, inspired today=s youth by sharing his experiences from World War II and the liberation of the Buchenwald death camp with high school and middle school students, and participating in a week-long Anne Frank Ceremony; and
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung=s civic contributions were widespread through West Seattle Hi Yu, American Legion Post #160, Masonic Temple #287, Nile Temple Shrine, Southwest Historical Society, and Farwell-Roosevelt Post VFW 2715; and
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung served as an upstanding businessman as the owner of K.C. Motor Parts for 22 years and as a maintenance man at Seattle Lutheran High School for 16 years after his retirement; and
WHEREAS, Charlie Jung=s honors include the Melvin Jones Fellowship award from the West Seattle Lions Club, the Orville Rummel Award from American Legion Post #160, and the Designated Distinguished Volunteer Award from Governor John Spellman; and
WHEREAS, The people of Washington have lost a true friend, a faithful and loving husband, and a proud and devoted father and grandfather;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate hereby recognizes Charlie Jung=s life accomplishments and his contribution to the countless number of people who came in contact with him and have been changed for the better; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate immediately transmit a copy of this resolution to the family of Charlie Jung.
I, Mike O=Connell, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 1997-8642,
adopted by the Senate March 28, 1997.
Secretary of the Senate