Joanne Elizabeth Dickey, 64, passed away on September 4, 2007 in Crescent City. She was born on July 26, 1943 in Eureka to Edward and Violet (Carlson) Cowen. She attended local schools and received her certificate in cosmetology from Santa Rosa. She was employed in the Crescent City area for more than 20 years.

She is survived by her children Cathy Werling of Round Rock, Texas and Ross Dickey of Grants Pass, Ore.; brother, John Cowen of San Rafael; grandchildren Matthew Werling, Carly Werling, Samantha Dickey and Olivia Dickey.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ed and Violet Cowen.

The family requests contributions be made in her memory to the Del Norte Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City, CA 95531.

Per the request of the family, no services will be held. Private inurnment will take place at the IOOF Memorial Cemetery, Crescent City.

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