Venice Jean Lehman
Venice Jean Lehman, 71, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2007, in Crescent City. She was born on Sept. 4, 1935, in El Reno, Okla., to William and Mae Mathews. She was a 5-year resident of Del Norte County, making her home in Smith River. For many years she worked at the Grotto and enjoyed the ocean and beaches of Del Norte County. Mrs. Lehman was very proud of all of her children and she loved them very much.
She is survived by her sons, Allen Lehman of Smith River; Gary Lehman of Reno, Nev.; Matt Lehman of Hiouchi; and Gene Lehman of Smith River; numerous grandchildren and other relatives.
Private family services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.