Glenna W. Burkhow 75, of Brookings, OR was born August 18, 1945, in McMinnville, OR and passed from life February 26, 2021. She is preceded in death by her mother Wynema Carlton, father Glenn Thornton, son Forrest Burkhow, and sister Carlyn Thorton.
With profound sadness we announce the passing of Janet Diane Wakefield, our sweet and beautiful mother, daughter, sister and friend on February 11, 2021. With her family by her side, Jan left us after a courageous battle with breast cancer, at the age of 69.
A Celebration of the life of Mabel Dreiszus will be held at 1 pm on Saturday March 13, 2021 at Grace Bible Church, 302 North Hazel St., Brookings, OR. Mabel was born August 6, 1927 in North Dakota and passed away in Brookings on January 8, 2021. Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.
Kenneth “Ken” H. Parnell, Jr. age 78, of Springfield, Oregon went to rest with the Lord on January 13th, 2021 with his family by his side.
Bernadette was born October 30, 1954 in Gold Beach. She was the daughter of Martin ‘Red’ Powers and Gloria Powers. Bernadette attended school in Gold Beach and graduated from GBHS in 1972. She started college at the U of O and finished at a business college in New York.
Dane Clark MacArthur passed away Feb. 3, 2021 in Brookings, Oregon. He was born August 21, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois. Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.
On Saturday, February 13, 2021, at 5:00 a.m. David Allen Boice left this world to meet with his wife Shiela and their Lord in Heaven. Shiela preceded him in death on March 12, 2018. Dave was 83 years and 9 months old when he passed into Heaven at his North Bend home. He was happy to be going…
David Godino passed away on January 25, 2021, just two weeks shy of his ninety-eighth birthday.
Martha L. Officer of Gold Beach OR, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 in her childhood home surrounded by family. Martha was born in Gold Beach on March 10, 1949 to Marvin W. Johnson and Gladys Hoffman Johnson. She was raised in Gold Beach and graduated from Gold Beach High School in 196…
Our beloved husband and dad, Wayne H. Van Waveren (Drifter to his fishing buddies), passed away on February 3, 2021. He was at home with his family when he died after a short illness.
Sandra Jean (Way) Hislop passed away on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on January 21, 2021. Sandy moved to Brookings from Myrtle Creek in 1953.
Alvin A. Benedict was a lover of mountain forests and streams, a lover of the ocean and harbor, a hunter and fisherman, who was a father to Brenda Benedetto-Eszlinger and Connie Bloomer.
Melody Kaufman went to rest with the Lord on January 28, 2021 with her husband and daughter by her side, after complications following a surgery.
Richard (Dick) Pope, 80, a Harbor, Oregon resident passed away December 31, 2020. A toast will be made to Richard at the 101 Bar & Grill on Saturday, February 6 at 2pm.
Stuart E. Cappello, age 52, passed away January 28, 2021 in Central Point, Oregon, after a long battle with cancer. He enlisted in the US Army in 1987 after graduating from Owens Valley High School, Independence, Calif. During his four years of service Stuart served in Operation Desert Shiel…
Jacquie is survived by her husband Richard Janulis. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Jacquie be made to Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation, 9205 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 2111, Portland, OR 97225.
On January 8, Mabel Dreiszus, long time Brookings resident and businesswoman, passed away peacefully at home, sitting in her favorite chair with a view to the port and harbor, after a quiet dinner with her son and daughter. She was 93. Mabel was born in Selfridge, North Dakota in 1927 to Phi…
Brookings resident David W. Lakey passed away January 12, 2021 at the age of 90. He was born January 19, 1930 at Drain, Oregon. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
Gold Beach resident Martha L. Officer, age 71, passed away on January 12, 2021. She was born March 10, 1949 in Gold Beach. Services are planned for a later date. Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.
On the thirteenth of December, 2020 we lost our beautiful Lori.
Sharon Elaine Warner fell asleep in death on December 19th, 2020. Sharon was born on October 2, 1936 in Peoria, Illinois to Russell Warner and Evelyn Keena. At an early age her family, along with her younger brother Mike, moved to Gardena, California. Sharon lived in the Los Angeles and Palm…
Beverly “Suzie” Etchart, 80, long time resident of Brookings/Harbor, Oregon went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 29, 2020. Suzie was born December, 1940 in Kansas to Robert and Dorothea Moore.
Born in Sacramento, California April 9, 1931, passed away in Gold Beach, Oregon December 20, 2020 at the age of 89 years. Sal was a Seaman 1st class in the Navy from 1950-1953. His passion and dream of living by the ocean was fulfilled at the age of 73 years, when he became a resident in Bro…
Ben Gardner was born 95 years ago in Brookings, Oregon to the pioneer Gardner family that settled Pistol River, Oregon. He was raised on the Gardner Ranch 8 miles up Pistol River. He attended a one room school and learned to hunt, fish, farm, and ranch as a youngster; which taught him valuab…
Rod Neal Weir, a Brookings Oregon resident, passed away at the age of 74 on the 24th of October 2020. There will be no services
As a current stakeholder of the Rogue/South Coast Conservation Plan, I’d like to let anglers know that we will soon have a new set of angling regulations regarding winter steelhead.
Brookings resident Mary J. Custis passed away on December 15, 2020 at the age of 82. She was born in Otis, Oregon in 1937. No services are planned. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
Joan Silva, 85, went to rest with the Lord on December 14, 2020, surrounded by her family following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She resided in Brookings, Oregon for the past seven years after moving from the Bay Area where she had lived for over 30 years.
Margaret S. Rice, 82, passed away on December 22, 2020 at home in Brookings, Oregon. She was the widow of Larry S. Rice. They shared many wonderful years of marriage. Born in Rat Root Minnesota, she was the daughter of Clifford and Loretta Kucera. In retirement, she worked at Fred Meyers in …
Brookings resident Mariah Beth Ellis passed away on December 14, 2020 at the age of 27. A more complete obituary will publish at a later date. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
Gorden Charles Erickson was born May 10, 1946 in Santa Barbara, CA. He resided in Brookings, OR where he passed on December 9, 2020.
William Richard Rogers Jr. (Bill), 90, passed away peacefully on Dec. 4, 2020 at his nursing home in McMinnville, Oregon. Bill was born Dec. 8, 1929 to William R. Rogers Sr. and Elva Rollins of Ben Wheeler, Texas. He was the oldest of 3 boys.
Charles Yancey Becker loaded his raft and departed on his final river trip on April 28th, 2020. Family and friends, including Pastor Tim, were with him to pray for his safe journey. After Tim played “Red River Valley” on his harmonica, we sent him on his way with cheers and tears.
Brookings resident Gorden C. Erickson passed away at a local care facility on December 9, 2020, at the age of 73. He was born May 10, 1946 in Santa Barbara, California. No services are planned. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
On Friday, November 20, 2020, retired Brookings teacher Gary Cavaness passed away at his home at the age of 70.
Stanley William Zastrow, 98, of Brookings, Oregon passed away peacefully at home the morning of November 24, 2020. His son Richard and daughter(in-law) Jerilyn were at his side caring for him in their usual loving way.
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Brookings resident and retired teacher Gary L. Cavaness passed away on November 20, 2020 at the age of 70. He was born July 13, 1950 in Neenah, Wisconsin. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
I want to remain what each person believed mee to be in their lives. I had a great time, my love is endearing. God blesses us all whether we deserve it or not.
Jerry passed away at home after an extended illness. He is survived by wife Nelwyn Tarwater, mother Lydia Bennett of Brookings, brother Vernon Tarwater (Linda) of Gold Beach, niece Anne Herbert (Chris) of Bandon and many highly valued friends.
Beverly Mae Hurley went to be with the lord on November 8th, 2020. She was a long time member of the “Calvary Assembly of God” where she was a volunteer. She helped found the “Cupboard of Needs” program with fellow volunteers. She was in “The Coastal Women’s Connection” for 2 years, as well …
Brookings resident Brian A. Leach passed away on November 4, 2020 at the age of 52. He was born July 15, 1968 in Sacramento, California.
Pinky was born in Oregon City, Oregon to Kenneth & Patricia Flynn Hobbs. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Ron, Betty, Bonnie, Leta and Debbie.
Longtime Brookings resident Carol Darlene Hastings, age 83, passed away peacefully and was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on November 3rd, 2020.
Brookings resident William Neil Allgood passed away on October 15, 2020 at the age of 77. He was born May 24, 1943 in Alameda, California.
Brookings resident Kevin W. Fagan died November 1, 2020 at a local care facility.
Long time Brookings resident Carol D. Hastings passed away on November 3, 2020 at the age of 83. She was born May 20, 1937 in Glasgow, Montana.
Brookings resident Norma V. Bowles passed away October 28, 2020 in Medford, Oregon. She was born March 7, 1927 in Rockport, West Virginia. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.
Ted Edward Logan passed away on October 9, 2020. He was born in Hanford CA. on May 13, 1968. He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Logan, and son Douglas.
With great sadness we say goodbye to Mary Alice Boshart, 72. She passed away October 22, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.
Joan Arlene Layton passed on September 27, 2020 at home in Lake Shastina, California.
L.C. passed away peacefully at home September 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in East Prairie MO November 7, 1928. His family came west when he was a young child. He lived his early years in Seneca and Burns OR. As a young man he lived in Willow AK and worked for the Al…