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No obituaries appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on May 1st, 1999.

Christine J. McAdams

Died May the 1stof 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born on the 24th of May of 1931 in Seminole, Oklahoma.

Survivors include:

Sons, Jack Snider of Smith River and Harley Snider of Brookings, OR

daughter, Jeanette Russell of Crescent City

sister, Kathryn Fielder of Brookings, OR

brother, Raymond Watson of Washington

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday, May 4, 1999 in Del Norte County, California.

Viv Ardith Aiello

Died May 1st, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born in Eureka, California on the ninth of July, 1924.

Survivors include:

Husband, Michael Aiello of Crescent City

daughter, Rose Marie Patsel of Crescent City

son, Michael Aiello, Jr.

The obituary appeared an“The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday, May 4, 1999 Del Norte County, California.

Tru Thi Tran

Died in Crescent City, CA, on May 1, 1999.She was born in Vietnam on March 17, 1903.

Survivors include:

Daughter, Lee Rogers of Crescent City, CA

Obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday, May 5, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

Dale Webb

Died in Crescent City on April 3, 1999.He was born an Cedarville on Jan. 29, 1937.

Survivors include:

Wife, Betty Webb of Crescent City

children, Donnie Webb, Robert Webb, Dale Webb, and Kristina Webb all of Crescent City, CA

father, Adelie Webb of Vaneta, OR

mother, Mildred Webb of Alturas

brother, Bob Webb of Alturas

sisters, Irene Ivers and Carol Webb

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday, May 5, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

Another obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Thursday, May 6, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

Shirley May Grubbs

Died on May 1, 1999 in Eureka, California.She was born on Nov. 22, 1929, in Santa Monica, CA.

Survivors include:

Husband, Ben Grubbs of Eureka, California

daughter, Cathy Andre-Pera of Eureka, California

brother, Bill Holley of Southern California

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Thursdays, May 6, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

C. Allan Morris

Died in Crescent City, California on May 5, 1999. He was born on October 29, 1923, in Berkeley, California.

Survivors include:

Fawn E. Morris of Crescent City, California

children, Allan Morris of Crescent City, Fawn Morris –Orr of Klamath and Michael Morris of Crescent City, CA

The obituary appeared in that “The Daily Triplicate” on Friday, May 7, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

William Elmer Dent

Died on March 19, 1999 in Merced, California.He was born on December 19, 1912, in Medford, Oregon.

Survivors include:

Wife, Carol

son, Barry H. Dent of Concord

daughter, Nita E. Schaefer of Naperville, Illinois

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Friday, May 7, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

NO obituaries appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Saturday, May 8, 1999.

James August Mendez Sr.

Died on May 9, 1999 in Crescent City, CA.He was born on Aug. 6, 1932, in Crescent City, CA.

Survivors include:

Companion, Diane Rolen of Crescent City

children, Dana Pence of Crescent City, Wendy Gallup of Paul's Valley, Oklahoma, and James Mendez Jr. of Lodi

step children, Brian Rolen, David Rolen, Dareey Rolen all of Crescent City

brother, Joe Mendez of Crescent City

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in Del Norte County California.

Ruby Lottie Rook

Died on May 11, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born Trinidad, California on Nov. 30, 1914.

Survivors include:

Son, Wesley Rook of Crescent City

Preceded in death, by her husband, Roy Rook in 1976 and by her daughter, Connie Luis in 1984.

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on May 12, 1999, Del Norte County, California.

Another obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on May 14, 1999, this obituary is a paid commercial one.

Charlie Robert Rice

Died on May 6, 1999 at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California.He was born on April 29, 1953.

Survivors include:

Children, Kristin, Andrea, and Joseph of Grand Rapids, Michigan

mother, Donis Waters of Crescent City

sisters, Lyda Atwood of Crescent City, Mary Rice Anderson of Fort Bragg, and Laura Belmont of Cobb Mountain

brother, Donn Rice of Hudsonville, Michigan

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Thursday, May 13, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

John Franklin Cates

Died May 13, 1999 in Crescent City, California.He was born on March 19, 1934, in Pittsburgh, Oklahoma.

Survivors include:

Wife, Shirley Cates of Crescent City

children, Jon Cates, Gerry Cates, and Michael Cates all of Crescent City

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Saturday, May 15, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

Joanna Louise Sayler

Died on May 14, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born on Aug. 6, 1947 in California.

Survivors include:

Husband, James A. Rooney of Crescent City

daughter, Charlene Rooney of San Francisco

sons, Eric Nordby of Sacramento and Kristian Norby of Chico

sister, Christine Sayler of Pacific Grove

parents, Charles and Louise Sayler of La Pine, Oregon

Preceded in death by:

Brother, David

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Saturday May 15, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

Ola Gardner

Died May 14, 1999.She was born Salisaw, Oklahoma on October 18, 1912.

Survivors include: 

Daughters, Wanda Porter of Orange and Lorene Gonia of Glendale

sister, Eva Knight of Hot Springs, Arkansas

preceded in death, her husband, Harry Gardner

Obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday May 18, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

Marina Delia Robinson

Died on May 16, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born Feb. 23, 1919 in Fort Dick, California.

Survivors include:

Children, Raymond M. Robinson of Crescent City, Morris Lee Robinson of Memphis, Mississippi, Kenneth J. Robinson Jr. of Memphis, Tennessee, and Ann Brooks of Oregon

brother, Jack Thompson of McKinleyville

Obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Tuesday May 18, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

A second obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Wednesday May 19, 1999.

Lloyd Joseph "Ozzie" Pawlus

He died April 24, 1999.He was born May 28, 1916 in Trinidad, California.

He is survived by:

Daughters, Jesse Anne Wheeler and Barbara Tryon of Fort Dick

grandchildren, Michael Wheeler of Bremerton, Washington, Laurie Graben of Eureka and multiple great-grandchildren

preceded in death by his wife, Laura June Cox Pawlus, brothers, Julian Pawlus and Leo Pawlus, grandson, Reece Sherwood Tryon and granddaughter, Karen Stewart

This paid obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Thursday May 20, 1999.

Ronald "Chuck" Sargent Jr.

Died in Klamath, California on May 19, 1999.He was born on August 10, 1943, and Yreka, California.

Survivors include:

Wife, Barbara Sargent of Klamath

children, Dawn Sargent of Yreka, Janine Glasford of Montaque, Aline Titus of Klamath, and Karen Haas of Klamath

sister, Pat Spillers of Yreka

parents, Roland and Lena Sargent of Yreka

Obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on Friday, May 21st, 1999 in Del Norte County, California.

Lora Mae Fassio

Died May 18, 1999 in Eureka, California.She was born on July 8, 1930 in Santa Cruz, California.

Survivors include:

Children, Jami Fassio of Crescent City, Terri Fassio of Klamath, Rob Fassio of Klamath, Paula Smith of Santa Cruz and Nancy Fassio of Santa Cruz

sisters, Adrian Piedemont of Rancho Cordova and Leah Hahn of Donna, Texas

preceded in death by, husband, Robert Fassio in 1993

Obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on Friday May 21st, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

Shirley Joan Trehearne

Died on May 13, 1999.She was born on January 7, 1932 in Alliance, Ohio.

Survivors include:

Children, Holly Early, Rollin Trehearne, Vicki Walker, Brenda Trehearne, and Jill Coleman

preceded in death by, husband, Harry and parents, Andrew and Erma Goebbel 

The obituary appeared in“The Daily Triplicate” on May 21, 1999, in Del Norte County, California.

A second obituary appeared on Tuesday May 25, 1999.

Melvin Glenn Wier

He died in Crescent City on May 21st, 1999.He was born in Pocatello, Idaho on Feb. 14, 1922.

Survivors include:

Wife, Katherine M. Wier of Crescent City

children, Ricky"Sam" L. Wier of Tri-Cities, Washington, Pam Arnold of Bandon,Oregon, Debbie Hagan of Tri-Cities and Whitey Wier of Tri-Cities 

stepson, Larry Wigele of Hiouchi

sisters, Bev Walker of Medford, Oregon, and Lucille Pugh of Cypress

The obituary appeared in “The Daily Triplicate” on May 22nd, 1999 in Del Norte County, California.

Pat Earl Grogan

Died in Crescent City, California, on May 23, 1999.He was born on Sept. 27, 1925 in Mapes, British Columbia, Canada.

Survivors include:

Son, Patrick Grogan of Salt Lake City

daughters, Cynthia Patrick of Salt Lake City and Colleen McIzzie of Rock Springs, Wyoming

sisters, Myrl Boice of Gold Beach, Oregon and Peggy Jarvela of Green Valley, Arizona

The obituary appeared on Tuesday May 25, 1999, in“The Daily Triplicate” in Del Norte County, California.

Leona Pearl Gibbens

Died on May 22nd, 1999, in Crescent City, California.She was born on April 26, 1927 in Fort Dick, California

Survivors include:

Son, Leroy Gibbens of Fort Dick

daughters, Gail Singletary of Fort Dick, Becky Lopez of Crescent City and Idona Schamehorn of Smith River

preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Gibbens in 1980

The obituary appeared on Tuesday May 25, 1999, in “The Daily Triplicate” Del Norte County, California.

Harriet Dorothy Walden

Died on May 21, 1999 at her Oak Harbor, Washington home.She was born on November 19, 1914 and Paisley, Oregon.

Survivors include:

Sons, James E. Walden of Eagle Point, Oregon, Theodore L. Walden of a Walsilla, Alaska, and Jerold A. Walden of Portland, Oregon

daughter, Jeanette Irene Cox of Oak Harbor

brother, Keith E. Woodward of dance Grants Pass, Oregon

The obituary appeared on Tuesday May 25, 1999, in “The Daily Triplicate” Del Norte County, California.

Kenneth Carl Ruffer

He died on May 24, 1999 in Crescent City, California.He was born on March 3, 1945 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Survivors include: 

wife, J.P. Ruffer of Crescent City

children, Scott Mason and Dewayne Mason of Georgia

mother, Martha Ruffer

brother, Jack Ruffer, both of Roseburg, Oregon

The obituary appeared on Wednesday May 26, 1999, in “The Daily Triplicate” Del Norte County, California.

Letty Florence Ponte

She died on May 26, 1999 in Crescent City, California.She was born Jan. 29, 1905 in Crescent City, California.

Survivors include:

Daughters, Adeline Thomas of Hawaii, Letty Sesher of Grants Pass, Oregon, Lorraine Smith of Sacramento, Nellie Chisman of Crescent City, Evelyn Manning of Cottonwood, and Marcella Kiesner of Loleta

Preceded in death by husband, Manuel Ponte in 1993 and daughter, Ada Adams

The obituary appeared on Thursday May 27, 1999, in “The Daily Triplicate” Del Norte County, California.

Dora Belle Cogburn

Died on May 26, 1999 and Taylor, Arkansas.She was born on March 2, 1925 In the Fancy Hill Community of Montgomery County, Arkansas.She was the daughter of William and Lula Cogburn.

Survivors include: 

Son, Billie Joe Cogburn of Crescent City

four daughters, Dora Faye Garrison, Elaine Sherman, both of Taylor, Joyce Cogburn and Connie Ragle both of Hot Springs, Arkansas

brothers, Melvin Cogburn of Hopper, Arkansas, Duie Cogburn of Mena

three sisters, la wrote Cogburn of Hopper, Flora Cogburn, and Cora Cogburn both of Mena

The obituary appeared on Friday May 28, 1999, an “The Daily Triplicate” Del Norte County, California.

Chucky Smith

There was obituary on May 28, 1999, Saturday that is a memorial " In Loving Memory Chucky Smith".No other information was given, there was a short piece of poetry and it was signed " Dearly Missed." " Love, June, Linda, Debbie, Charmaine, Charlotte, Charlie, Shian, Chado, Shaf, and Rambo

 

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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