Tag Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: Nita Groth

Nita Groth passed away peacefully at the age of 95, in her beloved home in Trinidad, on Sept. 19, 2015. She lived a full and positive life, helping others before helping herself. Compassion and grace were her foremost qualities. As an artist and a woman Nita inspired those who knew her with her insight, honesty

Obituary: Carol Marie (Woodhams) Peters

Carol Marie (Woodhams) Peters passed away on August 24, 2015. She was born in Redwood City, California, on June 16, 1920 and lived 95 interesting and eventful years. In her early years, Carol was a singer with a rich contralto voice. She sang on Bay Area television in the 1950s, with the San Francisco Light

Obituary: Owen Hackett

Owen Hackett died on August 14, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico a number of months after a final debilitating stroke. He was born on February 26, 1931 in in Los Angeles, Calif., the only child of David and Mabel Hackett. Owen was both an Eagle Scout and a Sea Scout, and had fond memories of

Obituary: Dennis M. Taurick Aug. 28, 1947 – March 26, 2015

A fine man worthy of note has passed. Dennis had returned in late February to his home Hayfork after an extended fall/winter visit in Connecticut with family. He claimed, “dysfunctional is better than shoveling snow!” Dennis was a private, guarded man, allowing few into his circle. Those friends are scattered throughout California, primarily within the Triangle,

Obituary: Eleanor “Gram” Sullivan

Eleanor “Gram” Sullivan of McKinleyville passed away on Aug. 25, 2015. Gram was 86 years old on July 2 and born in Centralia, Wash. She raised nine children and many of her children’s friends. She is survived by Neil (Sherry) Campbell, Linda (Bill) Alden, Patte (Dave) Gleason, Debra (John) Posey, Butch Campbell, Kelly Loveland, Carrie

Obituary: Dale Otto Elliott-Lewis

Dale Otto Elliott-Lewis, age 26, left this earth to go fishing with his grandfathers in heaven, on August 22, 2015 in San Francisco, surrounded by his loved ones. Dale was born on July 25, 1989 in Fortuna to Tammy L. Lewis and Edward Elliott IV. He was raised in the Rio Dell and McKinleyville areas.

Obituary: Steve Miller

Steve Miller was born in Southern California on February 24, 1949 and adopted by Charles and Iris Miller, a doctor and a nurse. He had few fond memories of his childhood, although in family photos he appears to be having a good time. Stephen was the middle of three adopted children – older brother, Gary

OBITUARIES: Windes, Bugenig

Ron Windes ? – Feb. 11, 2013 “Windy,” also known as Ron and Road Dog, died unexpectedly on Feb. 11, 2013 in Genoa, Nev. at the age of 58. Her was a seasonal resident of McKinleyville, staying at the Yo Yo Farm of Michael Blue Eagle when in town. Ron was a proud Navy veteran

OBITUARIES: Barker, Jackson

Donald Richard Daniels Donald Richard Daniels passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27 2013 at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, Calif. after a sudden and brief illness; he was 73 years old. Don was born in Glendale, Calif., on July 20, 1939 to Harold and Marjory Daniels, where he joined his older brother Bill. The


Steve Luttig Steve Luttig, who passed away in November, will be honored at a Memorial and Celebration of Life on Saturday, January 26, at the Westhaven Center for the Arts, 501 South Westhaven Drive in Westhaven between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.   Donna Lin April 2, 1954-Nov. 27, 2012 After a brain aneurysm on