Rachel Mae Farrington, 86, passed away June 2, 2008, in Crescent City. She was born April 16, 1922, in Montana. She was a Del Norte County resident for eight years.

Rachel served with the U.S. Army during World War II as a pilot. She served in the Philippines. At the World War II Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., Rachel's memorabilia is on display. She was very proud of serving her country.

Rachel was a member of the Fort Dick Bible Church.

She is survived by her son Bruce Gibson of Crescent City; sister Rhea Tuttle of Medford, Ore.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held at the Butte Falls Cemetery in Butte Falls, Ore.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.