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Claude Jackson Ownsby

Died on January 30, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born on January 26, 1922 in OK.

Survivors:

wife, Cecilia Ann Ownsby of Crescent City

sons, Keith James Ownsby of CC, George Smoker of Golden, CO, and Bill Smoker of McKinleyville

daughter, Sharon Keene of Chino Valley, AZ

brother, Bill Ownsby of Ukiah

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 2nd of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Carol L. Dell

Died January 30, 1999 in Crescent City, CA.She was born on July 2, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY.

Survivors:

husband, Warner McConnell Harvey of Crescent City

sons, Lawrence J. Dell of Port Orford, OR, and James Melvin Dell II of OR

daughter, Jessie Louise Cantwell of Ashland, OR

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 2nd of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

A Family Memorial is also in the Triplicate on February 5, 1999.

Ann Pedersen Morris

Died last Saturday, January 30th in Los Banos. She was born on June 4, 1911 in Glasgow, MT. Longtime resident of Crescent City, CA.

Survivors:

daughters, LaRay Wooten of Los Banos and Nola Ettner of Grants Pass, OR

sister, Maurine Luker of Long Beach

preceded in death by her husband, Orvil Morris in 1986

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 3rd of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Patricia Lee Mountainjoy

Died February 2, 1999. She was born in Sacramento on December 31, 1951.

Survivors:

son, Andrew Vargo of Crescent City

brother, Ron Wilson Jr. of CC

sisters, Ellna Nunnely of Moses Lake, WA and Rita Thompson of Sacramento

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 4th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Harold Wendell Smith

Died in Brookings, OR on January 29, 1999. He was born April 17, 1927 in Edgerton, WY.

Survivors:

sons, Harold W. Smith of Central Point, OR, Howell W. Smith of Brookings, Howard W. and Hal W. Smith both of Cottage Grove, OR

daughter, Billie Ruth Campbell of Seattle, WA

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 4th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Delia Marie Vance

Died January 29, 1999 in Brookings, OR. She was born on August 7, 1907 in Maine.

Survivors:

son, Ken Vance of Brookings, OR

sister, Rita Kuykendall of Sonora

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 4th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Artis Atkin-Carter

Died on February 4, 1999 at Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford, OR.

She was born on November 23, 1908 in Woody. 

Survivors:

children, Loman Atkin of Crescent City, Gilbert Atkin of Roswell, NM, Tom Atkin of Romance, AR, and Adrian Kevor of Heber Springs, AR.

sister Beth Vaccaro of Visalia

preceded in death by her first husband, Frank E. Atkin, brothers, Rollin and Harvey Buffington

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Saturday the 6th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Donald Gene Dyer

Died on February 5, 1999 in Crescent City, CA.He was born on July 23, 1930 in Dodge City, KS.

Survivors:

children, Donna J. Henninger of Crescent City, Katherine L. Dyer of Gasquet, Laura B. DeMars of Cassville, MO, Ruby Ann Stocker of Monet, MO, and Danny E. Dyer of Sparks, NV.

sister, Viola Mitchell of Colorado

brother, Henry Luerrra of CC

longtime companion, Floy Richards of CC

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 9th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

John Colvin

Died on February 5, 1999 in Carmichael, CA. He was born on October 25, 1921 in IN. A summmer resident of Del Norte County, CA.

Survivors:

brother, Larry Colvin of Sacramento

preceded in death by his wife, Freida and son, Mike

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 9th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Ivan K. Stevie

Died on February 9, 1999. He was born June 24, 1914 in St. Catherine, Canada.

Survivors:

son, Kenneth Stevie of Blacksburg, VA

preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Stevie and daughter, Kala

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 10th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

D. Louise "Lou" Estes

Died on Feb 10, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. She was born on July 7, 1916 in Star, Texas.

Survivors:

husband, Bob Estes of Crescent City

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Saturday the 13th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Ella Lee Johnson

Died February 11, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. She was born on June 16, 1905 in Crystal Lake, MN.

Survivors:

children, Mary Jean Ames if Crescent City, Pat olson of CC, and Janet Ames of Reno, NV

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Friday the 12th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Shirley J. Pyke

Died February 9, 1999 in Kirkland, WA. She was born February 17, 1928 in Fort Lewis, WA. Former resident of Del Norte County, CA.

Survivors:

husband, Bud Pyke of Kirkland

sisters, Joyce Stucky of Kent, WA and Beverley Inglis of Walla Walla, WA

children, Pamela Gordon of Issaquah, WA, Bob Pyke of Salt Lake City, UT, Mark Pyke and Don Pyke both of Puyallup, WA

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Friday the 12th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Richard Haskitt Beck

Died the 14th of February 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born on June 8, 1917 in San Diego, CA.

Survivors:

wife, Anne Beck of Crescent City

son, David Madsen of Simi Valley

sister, Katherine Reid of San Diego

prededed in death by his daughter, Marianne David

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 16th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Billie M. Case

Died on the 13th of February 1999 in Crescent City, CA. She was born on October 23, 1927 in Port Townsend, WA.

Survivors:

husband, Chester Case of Crescent City

daughters, Becky Preheim of Burney and Linda Holbert of CC

sister, Catherine Watson of Burney

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 16th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Terryl Lena McCovey

Died the 9th of February 1999 in Eureka, CA.She was born on May 8, 1954 in Klamath, CA.

Survivors:

daughters, Fawn and Stormie

brother, William McCovey III

sisters, Joyce McCovey Wheeler and Julie McCovey Wheeler

preceded in death by her father, William McCovey Jr. and her mother, Elizabeth Ann McCovey

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 17th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Caroline J. Long

Died on the 14th of February 1999 in Crescent City, CA.She was born on November 16, 1920 in Fallon, NV.

Survivors:

sons, Bartell Frates, Jr. of Fresno, Johyn Griffith of Crescent City, and Matthew and Timothy Frates, both of Fremont

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 17th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Edith Schroeder

Died on the 13th of February 1999 in Salem, OR. She was born on February 2, 1902 in Lincoln Creek, WA.

Survivors:

two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren

preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schroeder

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 17th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Florinda B. Yale

Died on the 16th of February 1999 in Crescent City, CA.She was born in North Dakota on June 12, 1907.

Survivors:

sons, Jon Yale of Hoopa and Richard Yale of Crescent City

daughter, LaVerne Costello of Clear Lake

sisters, Luella Layman of Crescent City and Diana Barstad of Hispania

brother, Dewey Barstad of Prineville, OR

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Friday the 19th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Kay Lynn Robinson Gifford

Of Rockridge, FL.

Died on the 24th of July 1998. She was born in Madison, WV.

Survivors:

son, Andrew Allen of North Miami, FL

mother, Eleanor Littlefield of Rockledge

stepsons, Mark Gifford of Riverside and Keither Gifford of Anaheim

sister-in-law, Joann Spiker of Crescent City

preceded in death by her husband, William S. Gifford in May 1996

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Friday the 19th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Lorin Paul Bloyd

Died on the 18th of February 1999 in Arcata, CA.He was born on the 2nd of November 1958 in Eureka.

Survivors:

mother, Jean Stanshaw of Smith River

sisters, Cheryl Haas of Smith River

brothers, Keith, Samuel, Kevin, and Allen Stanshaw, all of Smith River

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Saturday the 20th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Francis "Frank" Edward Hischier

Died February the 21th, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born on May 26, 1923 in San Francisco, CA.

Survivors:

wife, Mildred Hischier of Crescent City, CA

sons, Mike Hischier of San Luis Obispo, Patrick Hischier of Fresno, and John Hischier of San Luis Obispo

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 23rd of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Juanita Wilde

Died on February 20, 1999 in Red Bluff, CA. She was born on April 8, 1922 in Sequim, WA.

Survivors:

sons, Jerry Wilde of Crescent City, Larry Wilde of Ketchum, Idaho, Bradley Wilde of Wildwood, and Chris Wilde of Saratoga

preceded in death by her husband, Denis Wilde, in 1992

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 23rd of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Donald Eugene Craig

Died February 22, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born on May 7, 1930 in Lafayette, IN.

Survivors:

wife, Kathleen Craig of Crescent City

children, Kimberly Schmitt of Smith River, David Craig of Manticold, PA, Melissa Craig of Portland, OR, and Tamara Stryker of Portland, OR

brothers, Michael Craig of Gold Canyon, AZ, William Whiteaker of Medford, OR, David Whiteaker of Santa Clara and Bob Whiteaker of Saratoga

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 24th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Betty Louise Wright

Died on February 22, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. She was born on April 8, 1927 in Ohio.

Survivors:

children, Anna Christina Martin of Syracuse, IN, Cheryl Mullins of McKee, NY, and Clydeine Elizabeth Smith of Cromwell, IN, 

companion, Karl Lee Crawford

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 24th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Alvin Ray Roberts

Died February 20, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born on August 30, 1954 in Fresno, CA.

Survivors:

parents, Henry and Doris Roberts

wife, Myrtha Roberts

daughter, Jennifer Barfels

sister Mary Ann Hale 

all of Fort Dick, CA

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Wednesday the 24th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Francis Maurice Simmons

Died in Gasquet on February 23, 1999. She was born in Lexington, KY on April 24, 1924.

Survivors:

children, Wendy Owen of Gasquet, Meg Simmons-Stofsky of Carmel, NY, Tim Simmons of Merrimac, MD, and Mark Simmons of Albuquerque, NM

brother, Jack Maurice of Charleston, WV

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 25th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Florence Ann Olsen

Died February 22, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. She was born in Chicago, IL on August 28, 1912.

Survivors:

son, Paul Olsen of Piqua, OH

daugher, Karen Restad of Santa Rosa

sister, Mary Henskie of NM

preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Olsen

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 25th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Randolph Pinckard

Died on February 10, 1999 in Roseburg, OR. He was born May 4, 1921 in Eagle Town, OK.

Survivors:

wife, Mina Ruth of Crescent City

stepchildren, John Eberwein of CC, Mark Eberwein of CC, Mike Eberwein of CC, Kerri Eberwein of CC, Karol Seufert of CC, and Robin Seufert of Grants Pass, OR

brother, R. L. Pinckard of Florence, OR

sister, Delois of Petersburg, VA

prededed in death by his son, Randy, stepson, David, and brother Lonnie

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Thursday the 25th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Grace Audrey Turnwall

Died February 16, 1999 in Gasquet, CA. She was born in Coalinga on November 15, 1918,

Survivors:

children, Eileen Peterson of Gasquet, and Steven Turnwall of LaFayette

sisters, Rossie May Vajcek of Downey, and Crolyn Jenkins of South Gate

preceded in death by husband, James Turnwall and brother Wylie Pierson

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Saturday the 27th of 

February, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

Brian Anthony Rice

Died February 26, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. He was born June 8, 1950 in Rome, NY.

Survivors:

mother, Phyllis Rice of Medford, OR

sister, Judy Grenbemer of Medford, OR 

preceded in death by his father, Tony Rice

Obituary appeared in 'The Daily Triplicate' Tuesday the 2nd of 

March, 1999 in Crescent City, CA, Del Norte County, California.

 

 

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