Norman Joseph Hepp, 95, died Aug. 10, 2007 in Crescent City.

He was born Aug. 18, 1911 in Idaho and was a 50-year resident of Del Norte County.

He was a former member of the Elks Lodge. He loved to garden, be outdoors and go fishing.

He proudly served his country in the Navy during WW II.

He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Skaggs, of Crescent City; his stepson, Ron Davis, of Medford; his grandchildren, Deanna Jackson of Medford, Leanna Berghagen of Klamath, Bobbi Langford of Crescent City, Melissa Tuttle of Crescent City, Melony Lenover of Crescent City, and Andrea Skaggs of Crescent City.

He is also survived by 18 great-randchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leatha Hepp; and his grandsons, Clifford Jones and Jake Scott.

Family services have been held.

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