Elaine Ann Goss, 88, passed away on September 1, 2007 in Crescent City. She was born to George and Anna (Burkey) Guither on October 5, 1918 in Walnut, Ill.

She was a five-year resident of Del Norte County, having moved from Escondido. She was a life long servant of God. She was a wife and friend to her husband Cecil for more than 60 years. She loved music her whole life, and she taught for more than 40 years.

She is survived by her sons Dick (Audra) Goss of Gasquet and Bob Goss of Gardiner, Mont.;brother Frances Guither of Illinois; and sister Lois Butterfield of Oklahoma.

Elaine is also survived by her grandchildren Jacquie, Stephanie and Bryan.

The family requests contributions be made to the Gasquet Bible Church, P.O. Box 5, Gasquet, CA,95543.

A Celebration of Life will take place at 2 p.m at Addie Meedom House on Saturday, September 8.

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