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OBITUARIES: Niel, Calvert

Leslie Anne Niel Leslie Anne Niel Was born Oct. 6, 1942 in Oakland, Calif., to Russell and Florabelle (Youngstrom) Niel and passed away on April 20, 2013 in McKinleyville, Calif. at the age of 70. Leslie was raised in Pinole, Calif. with her brother Tony Niel. She was a graduate of De Anza High School.

OBITUARY: Marvin Roper

Marvin Roper Marvin Roper passed away at home on May 1, 2013 of pancreatic cancer. Marvin was born in Gould, Oklahoma on March 10, 1937 to I.J. (Jack) and Minnie Roper; he was the 6th of seven children. He moved to McKinleyville with his family in 1954 and attended Arcata High School, graduating in 1955.

OBITUARIES: Goodrich-Rynearson, Frankie

Dixie Ione Goodrich-Rynearson Dixie Ione Goodrich-Rynearson went to be with Jim on April 21, 2013. She was born March 5, 1922 in Nelson Nebraska to Richard C. Goodrich and Lillian Lines-Goodrich. Dixie spent her early childhood in Nelson Nebraska, later moving to Portland Oregon. Dixie spent her teens in Stevenson, Washington where she graduated from

'The Word' – Community Storytelling With KHSU At The Arcata Playhouse

Workshop participant Maggie Gainer said of the process, “This workshop has provided us with opportunities to be coached by experienced performing storytellers, support each other, get lots of feedback, think about our personal repertoire of stories in new ways, and develop the confidence for the first time to take them to the stage. The sharing and encouragement from the coaches and each other has been heartwarming.”

OBITUARY: Josephine (Crivelli) Marsh

Josephine (Crivelli) Marsh  May 16, 1912 – April 19. 2013 Josephine (Crivelli) Marsh passed peacefully in her sleep at the age of 100+. Josephine was born in Loleta, Calif. to Dalida and Charles Crivelli. She enjoyed working until her retirement in the payroll dept. of California Barrel Co. and then with Humboldt Flakeboard. She and

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