Helen Mae Musch, 80, died May 14, 2007 in Crescent City.

She was born Feb. 2, 1947 in Rattan, Okla. and was a 26-year resident of Del Norte County.

She was an avid bowler who belonged to Crescent City's Match Club and League. She was also a piano teacher, and played the organ for her church in Orange County.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Howard Musch; her son, Michael Musch; and her daughter, Deborah Musch-Lorenzi; all of Crescent City.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Joshua Musch of Iron River, Mich.; Nathan Lorenzi of Crescent City; Rachel Musch of Chicago, Ill.; Petra Lorenzi of Crescent City; and Brandon Lorenzi of Crescent City.

A memorial service will be held May 18 at 11 a.m. at Fort Dick Bible Church. Private interment will take place at Del Norte County Veteran's Cemetery, Crescent City.

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