Linda Koreski died June 10, 2007.

She was born Jan. 18, 1943, and was a resident of Del Norte County and an active community member. She was a member of the Sunrise Garden Club, Republican Womens Club and Del Norte Womens Club.

She was a trustee on Del Norte Library District Board and an officer in Friends of the Library.

She loved all things of beauty and was a master gardener growing beautiful flowers and plants.

Koreski is survived by her partner, Ken Turkle; her son, Mark Barnes; and granddaughter, Emily; her mother, Adele Rosa; friends; and her animal companions will miss her.

For those who wish to honor her memory, her family requests that donations be made either to Del Norte Public Library or The Wild Rivers Community Foundation for Small Animals.

No local services are planned.