Tag Archives: Obituary

OBITUARY: Robert E. Shepherd

Robert E. Shepherd (Bud) of Redding, Calif. passed from us on May 25, 2018, at age 92, of long-term Parkinson. He leaves a wife of 66 years, Doris (Parker) Shepherd and three children, Michael of Dallas, Texas, Dorothy Sutton (John) of Redding; Victoria Shattuck (Jeff) also of Redding; brother Dave Shepherd of Yreka, Calif.; sister-in-law

James Mac Sorter

Mad River Union Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend, James Mac Sorter (Jim) passed away peacefully at his home on March 30, 2018. He was a lifelong educator and esteemed public school administrator whose positive impacts on the local students and teachers he worked with will be felt for many years. In retirement, Jim

OBITUARY: Marie (Cierra) Toombs

Marie (Cierra) Toombs, 87, long-time resident of Trinidad and proud member of the Wiyot Tribe, passed away on Feb. 10, 2018 in Eureka at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The only daughter of Robert and Hazel Toombs, Cierra and her three brothers (Bob, George and Frank) grew up in Los Angeles. Being of Wiyot descent, the entire

Obituary: Mayer Segal, 1917 – 2017

Mayer Segal died peacefully on Dec. 14, 2017. His journey began in the small town of Elbow Lake, Minnesota in 1917 and ended in Bayside, California, over one hundred years later. In his youth in Los Angeles, he formed friendships that would continue for more than 80 years. After graduating from UCLA, his real education

OBITUARY: Mary ‘Tyke’ Esther Solotoff

Mary “Tyke” Esther Solotoff was born Dec. 15, 1925 and died at home after a long illness on Dec. 6, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Barnett Solotoff; her parents, Scott Winfield Homan and Esther Reynold (Atwood Hawley) Homan; her three brothers and many dogs and friends.

OBITUARY: Dr. Patricia Lynne Siering

Patty Siering was a biology professor at Humboldt State University, an extraordinary cook who threw great parties, a founding member of the Team Stomatopod kinetic sculpture tribe, a lover of nature and dogs, a scholar who applied her knowledge of molecules and microbes to understanding ecosystems, a birder, a quilter, a hiker, a beloved wife,