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Kathleen Adin Werner

Died on Nov. 29, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born in San Diego, CA on March 13, 1957.

Survivors include:

Son, Garrick Heinz of Crescent City

parents, Maureen and Terry Limes of Las Vegas

sister, Irene O'Brien

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999.

Leona E. Crandall

Died on Nov. 29, 1999 in Coupeville, Washington.She was born Nov. 5, 1931, in Olympia, Washington.Her parents were Neil and Dorothy WILKESON Crandall.

Survivors include:

Husband, Donald

Son's, David Lee Elsey of Oak Harbor, Donn Michael Elsey of Fingsburg, Maryland, and Maurice Crandall of Seattle

Daughters, Debra Lynn Cooper of San Antonio, Texas, and Judy Ann Olson of Oak Harbor

Mother, Dorothy Johnson of Coupeville

Brothers, Bruce P. Crandall of Port Orchard, Washington and James E. Crandall of Oak Harbor

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Thursday, Dec. 2,1999.

Gracia Rose Shelton

She died Nov. 30, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born in Amboy, Illinois on Feb. 17, 1999.

Survivors include: 

daughters, Carole Peters of Oregon and Joyce Fitzpatrick of Newberry Park

brother, Otis Clanin of San Bernardino

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 3, 1999.

No obituaries appeared on Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999. 

Naomi D. Cassell

Died on Dec. 3, 1999, and Crescent City, California.She was born on Nov. 25, 1897, and Harbor, Oregon.

Survivors include: 

children, Betty Blagden of Crescent City, Berta Swanson of Crescent City and Patricia Sinclair of Crescent City

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999.

Another obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999.

George Andrew Anderson

Died on Dec. 6, 1999 in Crescent City, California.He was born on Dec. 9, 1915 and Hanna, Wyoming

Survivors include:

numerous nieces and nephews

Preceded into our wife, Dorothy Marie Anderson and August of this year

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 7,1999.

Julius B. Aubrey

Died on Dec. 2, 1999, on the Trinidad Rancheria. He was of Yurok/Karak descent.He was born July 14, 1944 in Eureka, California.His parents were George Williams and Lillian Aubrey-Montgomery.

Survivors include: 

wife, Arilla Aubrey of Eureka

daughter, Sandra Balandran-Aubrey

step daughters, Pamela Matias-Scott, Sara Naish, Karen Cesselring, Sandra Gonzalez and Luana

Redhat

sisters, Nancy Richardson-Steele, Susan Jim and Sharon Tate

brothers, James Richardson and Henry Aubrey

Preceded into by his father and brother, James Aubrey-Hoffman

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 7,1999.

Charles F." Chuck" Steele

Died Dec. 2, 1999 in Eureka, California.He was born Aug. 2,1999 in Lyons, New York.

Survivors include:

wife, a 54 years, Mae Pauline Steele of Crescent City

son, Bucky Steele of Eureka

daughters, Pam Wimer of Hayfork and Julie Howard of Hayfork

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 7,1999.

Thomas Andrew Howell

Died in Crescent City, California on Dec. 6, 1999.He was born on September 1, 1921 in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Survivors include:

children, Woody Howell of Portland, Oregon, Charlotte Sherwood of Boulder City, Nevada, and Kimberly Meissau of Portland, Oregon

brother, Woodrow Howell of Medford, Oregon

sister, Geraldine Storts of Astoria, Oregon

longtime companion, Constance Baker of Crescent City

He was preceded into by his wife, Juanita Jane Howell in 1986

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 10, 1999.

Ernest E. Johansen

Died in Crescent City, California on Dec. 4, 1999.On Dec. 6, 1999 memorial services were held.She was born Nov. 17, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York.Wife, Rose and he were married on October 30th, 1965.

Survivors include:

wife, Rose Johansen of Brookings, Oregon

daughter, Ann Marie Lofton of Jacksonville, Texas

Preceded into by his parents and a brother

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 10, 1999.

Harry Ray Gavin

He died in Arkansas on Nov. 26,1999 at McGehee-Desha County Hospital.He was born in Rye, Arkansas on every 24, 1909.Parents were Samuel and Mary Morgan Gavin.

Survivors include:

wife, of 71 years, Helen Spakes Gavin of Dermott, Arkansas

daughters, Maysel Lane of Batesville, Mississippi, Neta Stracener of Lake Village, Arkansas, Peggy Wilson of West Monroe, Louisiana, Sheila Lindsay of McGehee, Arkansas, Vicki Jones of Okolona, Arkansas and Phyllis Kirk and of Monroeville, Alabama

sons, Charles Gavin of McGehee, Thomas Gavin of Crescent City, Harry G. Gavin of Crescent City, Wayne Gavin of Crescent City and Kenneth Gavin of Crescent City

sister, Tinie Parnell of Pine Bluff, Arkansas

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 10, 1999.

Rossie Belle Jones

Died on Dec. 9, 1999.She was born July 3, 1914, and Memphis, Tennessee.

Survivors include:

children, Nella Anderson of Phoenix, Arizona, Laverne Newell of Crescent City, Whitey Jones of Leggett, James Pete Jones of Redding and Adam Jones of Redmond, Washington

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999.

No obituaries appeared on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999.

Margaret" Maggie" E. Hale

She died in Harbor, Oregon on Dec. 12, 1999.She was born on June 14, 1925 in Granite City, Illinois.She married Harold Hale on Nov. 2, 1946 in Southern California.

Survivors include:

Husband, a 54 years, Harold

sons, Douglas Hale of San Jose, Scott Hale of Yreka

daughters, Linda Maggard of Coos Bay, Oregon, Tobie McCulley of Crescent City

brothers, Buster and Robert Brees of Yreka

sisters, Marjorie Atchley of Yreka and Dolores May Harmon Of Coos Bay

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 15,1999.

No Obituaries Appeared on Thursday, Dec. 16,1999.

Thomas Earl Watkins

The died on Dec. 15,1999, on the Fishing Boat, Paul C. and Crescent City, California.Tom was born on February 7, 1963.

Survivors Include:

Children, Just in, Michael, and Kalvin Watkins of Medford

Step Children, Amanda and Cameran Edwards of Crescent

Brothers, Larry Watkins of Crescent City and Marty Watkins of Salt Lake City, Utah

Sister, Christina Watkins of Everett, Washington

Fiance, Jackie Edwards of Crescent City

Preceded in Death by Parents, LeRoy and Ruth Watkins.

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 17, 1999.

Bertrand Evans

Died on Dec. 15, 1999 in Crescent City, California.He Was Born Feb. 17, 1912 in Finey, Mo.

Survivors include:

Daughters, Carol Schugert Danville and Margaret Felder of Medford, Oregon

Brother, Merle Evans of Malin, Oregon

Sister, Faye LaBelle of Newport Beach

Preceded in Death by Margaret, His Wife of 60 Years

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday, Dec. 17,1999.

Roger" Bear" Edward Kerttula

He Died in Eureka, California on Dec. 15,1999.He Was Born on Aug. 21, 1943 in Two Harbors, Minnesota.His Parents Were Reino and Agnes Kerttula.

Survivors Include:

Daughters, Rhonda Arrowood of Rivers, Kentucky, and Pamela Kerttula of Garden Valley

Son, Jeff Kerttula of Rivers

Sisters, Karen Suitor of Smith River and Janice Hill of Smith River

Mother, Agnes Kerttula of Smith River

Brother, Raleigh Kerttula of Hiouchi

Preceded in Death by His Father and to Brothers

Jim Kerttula of Smith River and Jack Kerttula of Smith River

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Saturday, Dec. 18,1999.

William Ely Braswell

Died Dec. 18,1999, in Crescent City, California.He Was Born in Portales, New Mexico on March 21, 1927.

Survivors Include:

Mother, Or a Braswell of Crescent City

Daughter, Donna Hall of Puyallup, Washington

Sisters, Ada Hargis of Mesa, Arizona, Lee Clifton of Woodville, Texas and Martha Aschwanden of Smith River

He Was Preceded in Death by His Son, Daniel Cox

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 21,1999.

Mary C. Boudreau

She died on Dec. 17,1999, and Crescent City, California.She was born in Kilmornock, Virginia on January 19, 1929.

Survivors include:

Husband, Albert J. Boudreau of Crescent City

son, Albert J. Boudreau Jr. of Winnemucca, Nevada

sisters, Eleanor Delena of Kilmornock And Hazel Glass of Richmond, Virginia

brother, Mike Croxton Of Kilmornock

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 21,1999.

Paul Charles Dunham

Died on his fishing boat on Dec. 15,1999.He was born in Eureka, California on Aug. 7, 1954.

Survivors include:

Wife, Janet of 20 years

children, Trisha and her husband, Ray Rook, Lindsey and Ryan Dunham of Crescent City

parents, Ray and Laura Dunham of Crescent City

mother-in-law, Ardella Miller of Tucson, Arizona

father-in-law, Bob Matthews of Green Valley, Arizona

sisters and their husbands, Beverly and Gerry Young and Sandra and Leon Gavin of Crescent City

brother-in-law, Rick Matthews of Albany, Oregon

grandchildren, Ryan, Trevor, Kaylie, and Kristen Rook

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 22,1999.

Another obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999.

Debra Lyn DeGross

Died on Nov. 17, 1999, in Cove, Oregon.She was born on March 9, 1958 and Crescent City California.Parents were William Paul and Joan Gardner DeGross.

Survivors include:

Daughters, Ashlee RayEllen of Crescent City and Kelsee Pauline Cox of Crescent City

mother, Joan DeGross of Crescent City

maternal grandparents, Ray and Ellen Gardner of Gold Beach

sisters, Rhonda Gail DeGross of Atascadero, Brenda Joan Maciel of Atascadero and Marcia Rae May of Cove

brother, William Paul DeGross Jr. of Crescent City

Preceded in death by her father and her paternal grandparents

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999.

Donald Francis Whitson

Died on Dec. 15,1999 of the fishing vessel Paul C. he was born the sixth of Aug. 1971 in Oakland, California.

Survivors include:

Elizabeth Hopkins, Melba Hopkins, Charles Hopkins and Cindy Maneeley all of Oakland

children, Rachele M. Whitson and Whitney S. Whitson both of Klamath

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Thursday, Dec. 23,1999.

Another obituary appeared on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999 for Donald Francis Whitson.

Frank James Erickson Sr.

Died on Dec. 22,1999, in Crescent City, California.He was born in Eureka, California on March 13, 1939.He was a Yurok tribal member.

Survivors include:

Wife, Zana

mother, Theresia E. Ross

stepfather Sherman Ross

children, Theresia Erickson and Frank Erickson Jr.

step children Shannon Finley and Carla Mann

brothers, George Robbins Jr., Everett Dewey Myers Jr., Louie Myers, Gilbert Myers, Larry Joe Sillaway and Richard Dickie Myers

sisters, Marilyn McCovey, Everetta Myers and Andrea Lavato

Use preceded in death by his father, Everett Myers Sr., stepfather, George Robbins Sr., daughter, Charlese Tenfingers, brothers, Joe Henderson and John Robbins Sr. and sister, Sharon Myers

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Friday Dec. 24,1999.

Grace E. Wilson

Died on Dec. 24,1999 and Crescent City, California.She was born in Eureka, California on June 9, 1922.

Survivors include:

Children, Robert Boyer of Arcata, Clarence William Wilson of Idaho, Carl Wilson of Carney, Nebraska, Allston Wilson of Carney, Nebraska, Rosemary Peterson of Crescent City, Albert Wilson of Crescent City, Tena McMullen of Carney, Frank Wilson of Crescent City, Anna Lee of McKinleyville, Austin Laughlin of Arcata, and Frank Laughlin of Salem, Oregon

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 28,1999.

Another obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999.

Jack Stribley Noce

Died on Dec. 26,1999 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.He was born on May 4, 1915 in Sutter Creek.Parents, John and Gladys Stribley Noce.He married Eugenia Ella Eichenberger in 1942.

Survivors include:

Wife of 60 years

daughters, Donna Miller of Manhattan Kansas and Carole Ann Goodall of Las Cruces

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Tuesday, Dec. 28,1999.

Floyd L. Davis

Died on Dec. 27,1999 in Crescent City, California.He was born in Honor, Michigan on March 26, 1913.

Survivors include:

Daughter, Emilie O'Neil of Eureka, California

son, Francis Davis of Washington, D.C.

Preceded in death by wife, Agnes Davis and son, Jeffery Davis

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999.

Edwin Wayne Bettega

He died in Eureka, California on Dec. 24, 1999.He was born on January 25, 1957, in Santa Rosa, California.

Survivors include:

Wife, Patricia Bettega of Crescent City

children, Michael and Rachelle Bettega Of Warm Springs, Natasha Steele, Edwin Bettega III, Tanaiah and Gerold Bettega

mother, Phyllis Amante

grandmother, Adaline Figueroa of Santa Rosa

grandmother, Francis of Covelo

brothers, Jerome, Cavanaugh, and Nathan McGill

sisters, Felicia Cordova, Lana, Natalie, and April McGill

grandson, Michael

foster parents, the Steilgelmens

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999.

Edith May Schwarz

Died in Crescent City, California on Dec. 29, 1999.She was born in Palmerton, Pennsylvania on Aug. 30th, 1929.

Survived by:

Daughters, Helen Cecelia duVernay of Crescent City, Margaret Catherine Schwarz of San Bernardino, Joseph Richard Schwarz, of Alta Loma

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Joseph Schwarz in 1983

The obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate " in Del Norte County, California on Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999.

There were no obituaries on Friday, Dec. 31st, 1999.

1999 Obits: these are just excerpts from the daily newspaper, if you would like copies contact the coordinator.

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