Obituary: Bertha C. Droane (Feb. 28, 1938 – Jan. 31, 2013)

Written by Submitted February 07, 2013 03:40 pm

Bertha C. DroaneBertha C. Droane of Mountain Village, Alaska, long-time resident of Crescent City, passed peacefully in her sleep on January 31, 2013. She enjoyed knitting, bingo, cribbage and rummy. She was a homemaker and wonderful mother to six children and numurous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all.

Survivors are as follows: Tammy Gregg of Chico, Calif., Raymond Gregg and Gaylene Whipple (Anna McCovey) of Crescent City, Robbie Gregg of Redding, Calif., Sandy Gregg of Redding, Calif., Cathereen Hicks (Victor Gramarosa) of Crescent City, and Tammie Rae Hicks (Franscisco Carrivales) of Crescent City. Grandchildren include Forrest Gregg of Crescent City; Ray J. Gregg of Crescent City; Stan, Ashley and Bobbie of Redding, Calif.; Cera Jones of Eugene, Ore.; Mariah Bowers of Crescent City; James Bowers of Klamath,  Calif.; Victoria Gramrosa of Oklahoma; Nina Woodley (Mike Woodley) of Crescent City; Kaylynn Hakchaleun, Eric Carrivales of Crescent City. Great-grandchildren include Forrest Gregg, Samual Jones of Eugene,

Ore., Shaylee Davis of Crescent City, Jonathon Bowers of Crescent City, Sarai Woodley, Savanna Woodley of Crescent City, Noah Erickson and Mallory Erickson of Crescent City. 

Bertha was preceded in death by her parents, Jimmie Droane and Theresa Droane of Moutain Village, Alaska, and her beloved sister, Marie Droane of Alaska. There will be a potluck held in Bertha’s honor on Febuary 10, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Yurok Tribe in Klamath, Calif. All who knew her please come. We welcome you. Please call me if you need more information: Cathy Hicks, 707-951-5112.