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Robert Henke (1936-1999)

Died March 24, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. Born June 14, 1936, in Southern California to Helen and Robert Henke. 

Survivors include:

Mother, Helen Mariner of Alturas

Brothers, Ray, Frank and David of Southern California

Sister, Marion Martin of Bridgeport, OR

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Wednesday the 31st of 

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

Mary Casey (1915-1999)

Died March 30, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. Born in Bay City, MI on February 10, 1915.

Survivors include: 

Son, Dale Nickel of Crescent City, CA

preceded in death by husband, Vern Casey

daughters, Joan Woolen and Anita Swinger

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Thursday the 1st of 

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

Effie Van Mechelen (1907-1999) 

Died March 31, 1999 in Crescent city, CA. Born on July 10, 1907, in Kansas. 

Survivors include:

Children, Warren Van Mechelen of Central Point, WA, Bernard 'John' Van Mechelen of Pendleton, OR and Gene Van Mechelen of CC

Sister, Katherine Nelson of Tenio, WA

preceded in death by Bernard D. Van Mechelen in 1991

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Friday the 2nd of 

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

Helen Rachael Hooper

Died April 4, 1999 in Fort Dick, CA. Born Jan. 19, 1909, in Thorpe, WI. 

Survivors include: 

Children, Lou Goodgame of Fort Dick, Susan Davis of Boring, OR, Charles Hooper of Folsom, and James Hooper of Crescent City 

Siblings, Joe Sadow of Tacoma, WA, Frank Sadow of CC, Charlie Sadowski of San Francisco, George Sadowski of Redding, Joan Lupeseu of Salem, OR, and Mae Benguerel of Salem, OR 

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Tuesday the 6th of 

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

Memorial Service announcement appeared Wednesday, April 7, 1999.

Alberta May Quick

Died April 6, 1999. Born Mount Vernon, AR on May 1, 1911. 

Survivors include: 

husband of 59 1/2 years, A.B. Quick 

son, Tony Quick of Smith River

siblings, Athen Walker of Rosebud, AR, Max Walker of Little Rock, AR, Voyne Quick of El Paso, AR, Eva Lammers of Little Rock, AR, and Reva Duncan of Searcy, AR 

preceded in death by brothers, Tom and Wayne Walker

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Thursday the 8th of 

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

Obituary also appeared in a paid notice on April 10, 1999.

James Albert J. Elliott Jr. 

Died April 6, 1999 in Crescent City. Born in Knoxville, TN, on Dec. 29, 1937. 

Survivors include: 

Wife, Wanda Elliott of Crescent City

Children, Birdie Richardson of CC, James David Elliott of CC, Buford Leroy Elliott of Burl, ID, William Elliott of Sacramento, and Major Lee Elliott of Oroville 

Siblings, Ruth Rubin of Banger, Leroy Elliott of Los Molinos, Shirley Elliott of Pioneer, Norma Owens of Seattle, Charles Elliott of Bakersfield, Bobby Elliott of Banger, Tommy Elliott of Red Bluff, Brenda Elliott of Seattle and Linda Elliott of Seattle

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Thursday the 8th of 

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

Faith Lenore Van Dusen

Died April 4, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. Born May 26, 1912, in Pueblo, CO. 

Survivors include: 

Children, Jessie Thomas of Brookings, OR, John Van Dusen of Klamath and Roberta Garrett of 

Klamath

Sisters, Helen McCune of Klamath Falls, OR, Marie Dixon of Klamath Falls, and Evelyn Rice of Phoenix, OR 

preceded in death by husband, Wayne Van Dusen in 1996. 

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Wednesday the 7th of 

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

John Eugene Pires Jr.

Died April 7, 1999 in Crescent City. Born in Eureka on Jan. 22, 1944. 

Survivors include: father John V. Pires Sr., of Crescent City

Wife, Brenda Pires of CC

Children, James Richard McCard of Alabama, Kenneth Eugene Pires of Atascadero, John David Pires III of Redding,. and Crystal Kendrick of Crescent City

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Friday the 9th of 

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



Alice Caroline Rausch

Died April 5, 1999 in Brookings, OR. Born Oct. 26, 1906, in Seneca, SD. She married Charley “Bud” Rausch on Nov. 29, 1928. 

Survivors include:

her husband of Brookings

son, Doyle Rausch of Brookings

daughter, Carol Wigley Of Brookings

sister, Gladys Beam of Pierre, SD

brother Leo A. Travers 

preceded in death by son, Henry "Buddy' Rausch in 1933 and daughter, Fae in 1951. 

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Friday the 9th of 

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

Bill Qua Dillard

Died March 30, 1999 in Sardis, TN. 

Born in 1940 in Mississippi. 

Survivors include: 

Wife, Bev Dillard of Sardis, TN

Children, Bill Dillard Jr. of Lexington, TN, Belinda of 

Kansas City, KS, Renee Ruth of Sardis, Bonnie Ruth of Savannah, TN, and Dana Nails of Hender- son, TN

Sisters, Sybil Stevrer of Selmer and Opal Combs of Roseville 

sister-in-law, Jan Hartwick 

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Friday the 9th of 

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

Evelyn Short

Died April 8, 1999 in Crescent City, CA. Born Jan. 27, 1902, in Brighton, CO. 

Survivors include:

special friend, Winona Anderson of Crescent City and other relatives

preceded in death by husband, Arlet Short in 1980 

Obituary appeared in ‘The Daily Triplicate’ Friday the 9th of 

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

No obituaries for April 13, April 14, and April 15, 1999

Cheryl Jean Stennett

Died April 12, 1999 Alameda, California.She was born Nov. 7, 1954 in Crescent City, California.

Survived by:

Companion, Michael Wallace

Parents, Bob and Virginia Stennett of Crescent City

Brother, Gordon Stennett of Redding, California

Sisters, Suzanne of Rio Nido, California, and Tina Sanderson Lake Port, California

Obituary appeared in" The Daily Triplicate" on Friday, April the 16th, 1999.

Dan Scott

Died April 14, 1999 in Crescent City, CA.He was born on March 3, 1944, in Redding, California.

Survivors include:

Wife, Lee of Crescent City

Parents, Harry and Irma Scott of Redding

Sister, Carole Vassen of Igo

Brother, Dave Scott of Redding

Obituary appeared in" The Daily Triplicate" on Saturday, April 17, 1999.

Elinor Hill Ward

Died on April 14, 1999 in Crescent City, CA.She was born on Oct. 24, 1912, in Imperial, California.

Survivors include:

Husband of Crescent City

Daughter, Terrell Hernandez of Half Moon Bay

Obituary appeared in " The Daily Triplicate" on April 17, 1999.

Maria Elisabeth Kocher Riddle

Died in Crescent City on April 18, 1999.She was born in Bern, Switzerland on April 10, 1949.

Survived by:

Husband, Jay Edward Riddle of Crescent City

Obituary appeared in "The Daily Triplicate" on April 20, 1999.

 

Nancy Nash Keegan

Died in Crescent City on April 19, 1999.She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Oct. 28, 1925.

Survivors include:

Children, John Nash of Hacienda Heights, Adrienne Nash of Santa Ana, Sterling Byassee to Santa Ana, Nancy Odom of Crescent City, Denise Jeffery of Crescent City and Helen Jacot

The obituary appeared in "The Daily Triplicate" on April 21, 1999.

Floy Francis Richards

Died in Crescent City, CA on April 20, 1999.She was born in La Jara, CO, Belinda May 21st 1926.

Survivors include:

Daughters, Georgia Moyer of Tukwila, Washington and Kathryn Dyer of Crescent City

The obituary appeared in "The Daily Triplicate" on Thursday on the 22nd of April 1999.

No obituaries on Friday April 23rd, 1999

Helen Patricia Zilinski

Died in Crescent City on April 15, 1999.She was born in Derby, Connecticut, on March 17, 1999.

Survivors include:

Sons, Edward Lynn of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and Paul Zilinski of Los Angeles

Obituary appeared on Saturday April 24, 1999, in "The Daily Triplicate".

Edward Charles Field

Died on April 21, 1999 in Crescent City.He was born on March 7, 1917 in Minneapolis, MN.

Survivors include:

Wife, Clara Field of Crescent City

Daughters, Arlita White of Crescent City and Marsha Weaver of Roseburg, OR

Son, Richard Field of Dillard, OR

Brother, Ellis Field of Cottage Grove, OR

Obituary appeared on Saturday April 24, 1999 in "The Daily Triplicate".

Christopher Roy Thomas

Died on April 25, 1999 in a car accident.He was born Dec. 22, 1978 in Crescent City, CA.

Survivors include:

Mother, Charlene Van Pelt of Eureka

stepfather, Phillip Keeling of Eureka

brothers, Skip Keeling of Eureka and Isaac Keeling of Eureka

grandmothers, Alice Thomas of Crescent City and Maxine McCovey of Crescent City

grandfather, Donald McCovey of Crescent City

great -- grandmother, Ann Boss

great -- aunt and uncles,

Preceded in death by Father, Leslie McCovey and grandfather, Jay Thomas

The obituary appeared in The Daily Triplicate on Tuesday April 27, 1999.

A paid obituary also appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Thursday, April 29, 1999.

Stanley Boyd Bowman

In died April 21, 1999 in Bakersfield, California.He was born Aug. 16, 1934, in Bandon, OR.

Survivors include children, Kay Carlson, Diana Penrose, and Linda Peck; step daughter, Cindy Levin; stepson, Fred Crocker; sister, Lola Moore; brothers, Dick, Keith, and Joe Bowman

The obituary appeared in"The Daily Triplicate" on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.

Horance Hallet " Slim " Jordan

Died on April 23, 1999.He was born on December 5, 1921, in Camp Verde, Arizona.

Survivors include:

wife, Jean Jordan of Crescent City

children, Robert L. Long of Rogue River, OR, Sandra Morris of Crescent City, and Pam White of Coarsegold

sisters, Shirley Hopkins of Camp Verde and Dale M. Strong of Edmonds, Washington 

The obituary appeared in The Daily Triplicate on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.

Lois Edwena West

She died on April 23, 1999 in Sonora, California.She was born on July 22nd, 1909 in Buckner, Arizona.

Survivors include:

husband, Vernon West of Sonora

sister, Susie Edna Hevener of Smith River

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday April 27, 1999.

Another obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday April 28, 1999.

Mary Jane Luis

She died in Crescent City on April 24, 1999.She was born in Salinas, California on Jan. 16, 1944.

Survivors include:

Husband, Tony Luis of Crescent City

children, Christina Luis of Crescent City, Brenda Smithler of Crescent City, Kathleen Trask of Schweinfurt, Germany, Kimberly Torngren of Seattle, and Robin Malone of Las Vegas, NV

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday, April 28, 1999.

Genovieve Isabel Brownell

She died on April 18, 1999 in Brookings, OR.She was born on April 20, 1909 in Ophor, California.

Survivors include:

Daughters, Barbara Shea of Brookings and Nancy Cuccia of Richmond

The obituary appeared “The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday, April 28, 1999.

Charlie “Bud” Henry Rausch

He died in Medford, OR on April 23rd.He was born on Nov. 17, 1904, in Gorman, South Dakota.

Survivors include:

Son, Doyle Rausch of Brookings, OR

daughter, Carol Wigley of Brookings, OR

Preceded in death:

Wife, Alice Rausch

son, Henry Rausch

daughter, Fae Rausch

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday, April 28, 1999.

No obituaries the 30th of April 1999.

 

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

Free information for all genealogists, for questions, contact 

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