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OBITUARIES: Koshkin, Havlic

Margaret G. Koshkin March 1, 1927 – April 15, 2013 Our mother, Margaret G. Koshkin, died peacefully on April 15 at the age of 86, in her home, surrounded by flowers, birds, light, her children and her favorite grand-dog, Mickey. In passing she exhibited the same grace and style in which she lived life. Born

OBITUARY: Charles J. Johnson

Charles J. Johnson Charles J. Johnson, age 81, former McKinleyville resident, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Regency on Whidbey Harbor Care in Oak Harbor, Washington. Mr. Johnson was born in Bogalusa, LA, on March 31, 1932, to Charlie and Gladys (Applewhite) Johnson. He moved with his family to Eureka at the age

OBITUARY: Linderman

Ron Linderman Trinidad residents were grieved to lose their friend and neighbor Samuel Sharon “Ron” Linderman, who passed away on April 4 after a brief illness. Ron was a brilliant, eclectic man, who had expertise in many fields, including astronomy, history, literature, tropical fish, music, and art. He loved the theater, especially the musicals of

OBITUARY: Françoise Vermeirsch Fox

Françoise Vermeirsch Fox Françoise, a former resident of McKinleyville, passed away peacefully in Eureka on April 3, 2013. Born April 16, 1935, in Dolhain-Limburg, in the French-speaking region of Belgium where her father was a teacher, she grew up on the Flemish coast in the resort city of Blankenberge. Her parents were René Vermeirsch and

OBITUARIES: Blake, White

Richard C. Blake Richard C Blake, 25, of McKinleyville, passed away March 25, 2013. He was born June 25, 1987 in Eureka, at General Hospital. Richie attended Mckinleyville High School and graduated in 2005.Richie was conscientious and hardworking. He built a successful career in pipelining, which he loved. He worked across the U.S. building many

OBITUARIES: Scanlon, Johnson-Crownover, Goldberg, Guillemin

Maurice Francis Xavier Scanlon  Maurice Francis Xavier Scanlon (Morry) was born on July 8, 1937 in Adelphi, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War. After his military service, he worked as an electrician, spending most of his adult life in Colorado and California. Morry settled in Trinidad, Calif. in 1988 and

Obituaries: Gist, Ringer

Ernest James Gist Sr. Ernest James Gist Sr. was born April 20, 1922 in Visalia, CA, he passed away on March 14, 2013. He was the fourth child born to Minnie and Frank Gist. When his father died in 1945 Minnie moved her and the children to Arcata. In early 1953 he met his soul