Obituaries: Mabel M. Westgard(1913-2008)

May 03, 2008 12:00 am

Mabel M. Westgard, 95, passed away May 1, 2008, at the Addie Meedom House in Crescent City. She was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in California.

A resident of Del Norte County for 70 years, she was active in many community activities and an avid pinochle player in both Klamath and Crescent City. She was a member of several organizations: Women's Club, BPW, and Volunteer Fireman's Auxiliary.

Survivors include grandchildren Dean, Arlene, Marilyn and Dale Fortain, and several great-grandchildren; niece Barbara Evans, and special family friend Joan Rycraft.

She was preceded in death by her husband Deward Fortain, her son Robert Fortain, her husband Tom Westgard, and her sister Emma.

A donation can be made in Mabel's name to the senior centers in Klamath or Crescent City or a charity of one's choice.

At Mabel's request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.