Tag Archives: Obituaries

Mary Jean Waldkirch, Aug. 16, 1927 – June 18, 2020

Mary Jean Waldkirch was born Aug. 16, 1927 to Thomas and Lena Funk in Portland, Oregon.  She passed peacefully surrounded by her daughters on June 18, 2020, in McKinleyville, California.   Mary graduated from Lincoln High School and continued on to pursue her education as an administrative professional. After a whirlwind romance of only three

Gianpaolo Venturi, Dec. 11, 1940 – June 12, 2020

Gianpaolo Venturi was born on Dec. 11, 1940, in Bologna, Italy.  He died on June 12, 2020, in his home in Arcata, Calif., from ampullary cancer. Gianpaolo graduated with a law degree from the University of Bologna. Shortly after beginning a family, he and his family moved to Beatrice, Nebraska, where along with his father-in-law,