Jeannie Kay Escalante, 56, died Feb. 15, 2008, in Crescent City. She was born March 29, 1951, in Roseburg, Ore. She was a 15-year resident of Del Norte County.

Jeannie loved to play poker and above all things, she would spend time with her grandson and daughter. She also loved to sew and pick agates on the beach.

She is survived by her daughter and best friend, Angela Escalante, son Martin Escalante, son-in-law Johnny Michael, grandson James Michael, granddaughter Mariah McDowell, and her parents, Harold and Fawn Lee and Glen and Annie Metcalf.

Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.