Obituaries: Donald Calvin Kinkade(1945-2007)

August 02, 2007 11:00 pm

Donald Calvin Kinkade, 61, died in Crescent City Aug. 1, 2007.

He was born Nov. 23, 1945 in Hunter, Ark., and moved to Del Norte County in 1987 to make his home in Hiouchi.

With his late wife, Becky, he co-owned and operated Hiouchi Caf.

He is survived by his companion, LaVonne Csutoras of Hiouchi, his children, Alisa Marble of Quincy, Debbie and Dawn Kinkade of Redding; his step-children, Gregg Steele of Taos, N.M., and Laurie Laurie of Quincy.

He is also survived by a dozen grandchildren.

He was preceded in death in January 2006 by his wife Rebecca Kinkade, and was also predeceased by his father, Calvin Kinkade, and his sister, Sandra Huwe.

Memorial services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wier's Mortuary Chapel.

A second service will be held at a later date at Redding Memorial Park, in Redding.

The family requests contributions be made to the Donald Kinkade Memorial Fund, U.S. Bank, 1020 3rd. Street, Crescent City, CA., 95531.

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