Don’s golden heart stopped beating on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019. He graced this world for 89 wonderful years, picking up many friends along the way. Don was blessed by the gift of “wearing out evenly”, slowing down, but continuing to enjoy life to the end. A 37-year resident of…

Steven Leroy Oyler, 78, passed away on November 26, 2019 in Crescent City, California. He was born December 2, 1940 in Iowa.

Lynne Ann (Mills) Vales passed away November 26, 2019, holding the hand of her beloved husband of 55 years, Bob. Lynne was born on May 4, 1942 to Thomas and Vivian (Boyer) Mills in Portland, Oregon. Lynne graduated from Del Norte High School in 1960, where she played basketball, enjoyed chee…

Leo Walter Cetnar, 88, passed away on November 24, 2019 in Crescent City, CA. Born on May 16, 1931 in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. He was a 21 year resident of Del Norte County. Private family services have been held.A full obituary will appear shortly.

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On February 20th, Brian Keith Johnson, 63, passed away at his childhood home surrounded by his loving family. Brian was born in Crescent City to Donald and Loretta (Anderson) Johnson and lived nearly his entire life here. He graduated from Del Norte High School in 1973.

Rosalind Roberta Jones, 80 left us on November 24, 2019 in Crescent City, CA.  She was born August 3, 1939 in Crescent City. Rose was liked by many in this community of Del Norte County. A lifelong resident, Rose graduated high school at Canyonville Bible Academy.  She worked at Eureka Fishe…

Gayle Fulk, 70, of Smith River, passed away on November 28,2019 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene, OR after a traumatic medical issue arose the week prior. She was surrounded by her husband, Michael Fulk, son, Jason Fulk, daughter, Sarah Chavez, and granddaughter Natalie Chavez as she went …

Edmund V Richcreek Jr., 76, of Crescent City, California was born on June 19, 1943 and passed away on October 29, 2019. Celebration of life in March 2020

Robert “Bob” Rogers was born in Westchester, PA on May 25, 1930 and adopted by Ernest and Jesse Rogers of Rhode Island.  Bob grew up in Providence, Rhode Island until he joined the US Navy.  He was veteran of the Korean War.  He graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a B…

Catherine, daughter of W Parks and Evangeline Walker passed quietly in Portland, Oregon amidst her family. She was born July 31, 1951 on the island of Guam in the Marianas Islands. She attended schools in the Portland area.

Norma M Blancher, 91, a longtime resident of Crescent City for more than 32 years went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2019.  She was born at home in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1928.  She spent her early years in Kenosha and attended Catholic schools.  The youngest of five children (siblings J…

Douglas Lynn Pyke, Age 70, was a lifelong resident of Crescent City, Ca. Doug passed away on October 10th, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Eureka, Ca. Doug and his twin brother Steve were born on August 24th, 1949 to Ernie and Nadine.

Troy V. Wilson of Crescent City, California took his heavenly flight from his home on 09/12/2019 at the age of 95. Troy was the tenth of fourteen siblings. He was born June 27th, 1924 in Bokoshe, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). Troy is preceded in death by his parents, 12 siblings, his belo…

Norma Marie Blancher, 91, passed away on October 31, 2019 in Crescent City, CA.  She was born June 8, 1928 in Kenosha, WI. Services will be announced shortly. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.

Barbara Louise Oliver was born February 4, 1960 in Campbell, CA to Elden and Mary McFeron.  She was raised in Campbell where she attended grade school and met long life friends until her family relocated to Del Norte County in 1971.  Eventually, made their home in Smith River, CA where Barba…

Howard W. Burke passed away on October 29, 2019 at the age of 81.  He was born in El Monte, CA to Howard A. and Mary Burke on June 28, 1938. Howard grew up in San Fernando Valley, CA.

Randy Smotherman, 67, of Redding, California was born on July 1, 1952 and passed away on Oct. 9, 2019.

Mrs. Kathleen “Kay” June Notvedt, age 95, of Crescent City, passed away October 5, 2019, at her residence. She was born June 17, 1924, in Akron, Ohio. Kay was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, Glen Notvedt. Kay was raised in Corpus Christi TX, moving to the Bay Area of Ca…

Rex Minix, 86, died Thursday, October 10, 2019. He was born October 24, 1932 in Geary, Oklahoma to Denie Minix & Gertrude Bundy.

John “Brian” McNally, was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 23, 1943, to parents John and DorothyMcNally. His parents, and brothers Alan and Kevin predeceased him. Brother Craig McNally resides in Hawaii. Brother Tom lives in New Jersey, and sister Kerry resides in Massachusetts.

Father, Grandfather, Brother and overall positive contributor to the community, Jerry Ray Jared passed away peacefully on 9/22/2019. Jerry was born on 9/1/1938 to James and Marguerite Jared. He attended and graduated from La Puente High School in San Gabriel Valley. At age 19, Jerry joined t…

Gabriel James Shafer, 43, born December 26, 1975, Crescent City, CA Gabriel loved his truck, motorcycles, hunting, fishing and his dog Wahini. His life was cut short on June 7, 1997 due to a motor vehicle accident. He spent the next 22 years fighting to get his life back. That fight ended on…

John “Brian” McNally, was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 23, 1943, to parents John and DorothyMcNally. His parents, and brothers Alan and Kevin predeceased him. Brother Craig McNally resides in Hawaii. Brother Tom lives in New Jersey, and sister Kerry resides in Massachusetts.

Father, Grandfather, Brother and overall positive contributor to the community, Jerry Ray Jared passed away peacefully on 9/22/2019. Jerry was born on 9/1/1938 to James and Marguerite Jared. He attended and graduated from La Puente High School in San Gabriel Valley. At age 19, Jerry joined t…

Peggy Sue Gensaw was born in Crescent City, CA on April 26th, 1958 to proud parents Oscar Gensaw Sr. and Josephine Gensaw. Peggy Sue Passed Away October 11, 2019 due to complications from surgery. Peggy Sue was raised in Requa, CA with brothers Joseph Sr., Curtis and Oscar Jr. She graduated …

Bill passed away on October 7, 2019, at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, NV.  He was preceded in death by his wife Joann (Jody) Gahart Yackamouih.  He is survived by his children Ston Anthony Yackamouih (Lisa) and Jon William Yackamouih (Jeanna).  He is also survived by his brother Ston …

Frank (Francisco) Melo Rocha, age 69, died on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center in Clackamas, Oregon. He was the fourth of six boys born to Francisco Nunes da Rocha and Floripes da Conceição de Melo in the village of Vila Nova in Terçeira, Azores, Portugal, on Dec…

Frank Melo Rocha, 69, passed away on October 3, 2019 in Clackamas, OR. He was born December 3, 1949 in Azores, Portugal.

Ronald has been a long term resident of Crescent City, California. He spent about 8 months in the Crescent City Nursing Skills facility and moved to Brookings just last week under the care of his 20 year friend Lester Cramer

Vivian, age 87, peacefully went to be with our Lord and Savior while surrounded by loved ones on September 17, 2019 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Oregon.

Len Allen Nelson, 73, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Crescent City Skilled Nursing in Crescent City, CA. He was formally from Moorhead, MN.

Mildred Mae Morgan, 89, Crescent City, passed away on September 19, 2019 in Crescent City, California.  She was born February 23, 1930 in Hastings, Kansas.

Shirley Annette Melvin died August 3, 2019 in Crescent City, CA .  She was 82.

Amanda Lou Housley, 90, passed away on September 7, 2019 in Crescent City, California.  She was born October 7, 1928 and raised in Crescent City, California.

Jack Burle Reese passed away on September 8, 2019 after a long fearless battle with cancer.  He was born January 2, 1935 in Bellflower California to John and Vivian Reese.

Deanna Dee Lassle, 79, Crescent City, passed away on September 7, 2019 in Crescent City, California.  She was born May 1, 1940 in Los Angeles, California.

Barbara Anne Neighbors Deal was born October 25, 1948 in San Pedro, California to Clarance “Clancy” and Neilya Neighbors. She died following an unexpected short illness while traveling in Kenya on July 4, 2019. She lived a very full and adventurous life. She married Rober Deal in October of …

Shirley Annette Melvin died August 3, 2019 in Crescent City, CA .  She was 82.

Mark Robert Ziegler went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Hubert a beloved Father, Grandfather, Husband & Brother has joined the Angels and God in Heaven as of Aug 20, 2019. Born in El Centro, Ca. Died in Crescent City, Ca. He moved to Crescent City in 2008. He was battling health issues for the last month after a fall and was never able to mak…

Amanda Lou Housley, 90, passed away on September 7, 2019 in Crescent City, California. She was born October 7, 1928 and raised in Crescent City, California.

Deanna Dee Lassle,  79, Crescent City, passed away on September 7, 2019 in Crescent City, California.  She was born May 1, 1940 in Los Angeles, California.

84, Crescent City, passed away on September 8, 2019 in Crescent City, California and was born January 2, 1935 in Bellflower, California.

Eleanor Parsons passed away on September 1, 2019 in Grants Pass, Oregon after a long illness at the age of 90.

46, of Crescent City, passed away on September 3, 2019 in Medford, Oregon.  She was born March 26, 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Joyce Pauline Marshall, J.P., passed away peacefully in Redding, Ca on 8/26/19 after successful heart surgery. Complications ensued and she fought for a month to regain her health. Faced with a poor quality of life even if rehab would help her back home, she chose to be with those who had go…

Howard was born in Mountain Home, Idaho May 30th, 1957 and joined his parents, Bud and Darlene Ford, as well as many dear friends in heaven on August 21st., 2019. He is survived by his wife Dee Kinney and two children Vanessa and Brandon Ford, three grandchildren: Landon, Kalea and Liam Will…

Linda L. McMillan Nichols, daughter of the late Oscar L. McMillan and Ruth N. Thuemler McMillan, was born January 29, 1951 in Crescent City, CA. She attended Milo Adventist Academy, graduating in 1969. After graduating the Academy she attended Pacific Union College in Angwin, CA, graduating …

Richard Wayne Boatman, born Jan 12, 1950, passed away Aug. 25, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Boatman, his brothers, William Boatman and Robert Boatman. He is survived by his wife, Linda of 50 years. His son, Rick from Terrebone, Or…

Mrs. Joyce Pauline Ruffer,  age 72, of Crescent City, passed away on Monday, 8/26/19, at Vibra Hospital of Northern California in Redding.  Arrangements to be handled by Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel in Redding.  Services are pending.

On Wednesday, July 31st, Jean “Jeannie” McAllister, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 63 due to several ongoing health issues.

Howard Eaudelll Ford of Crescent City, passed away on August 21, 2019 in Smith River, California.  He was born May 30, 1957 in Mountain Home, Idaho.