Casino Corner, Everett


Intersection of Casino Road and Highway 99, Everett

The Casino Tavern, established in the 1940s, was located on the northeast corner of this intersection—8231 and 8331 Highway 99 South (not verified). The Casino Tavern was run by Glenn Furnas (1911-1977), his wife—Edna Cecilia Schwarzmiller Furnas (1911-2003)—and their good friend, John W. McCarthy (1915- 2001). Edna and Glenn married in 1931 and owned and operated several Everett businesses, including: Pecks Drive Grocery, Blue Diamond, Roxy’s and Casino Tavern, Bowen-Ingram Lumber and Hardware, Lynnwood Lanes, and Roll-Away Skating. Edna managed Lynwood Lanes until 1995; she entered the Women’s State Bowling tournament for 25 consecutive years. (116)

(116) The Herald, Obituaries. August, 30, 2003

Edna Furnas (The Herald, circa 2003)

Edna Furnas (The Herald, circa 2003)