Brookings resident Leonard H. Gaetz passed away on January 21, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born August 15, 1940 in Lakewood, Ohio. A memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Highway 101 North, Brookings. Redwood Memori…

David (Dave) Mitchell died December 24, 2019 peacefully surrounded by loving family and dear friends. He was born in Myrtle Point, Or on the 13th of February, 1951to Alice and Melbourne (Mick) Mitchell, The family moved to Gold Beach, where Dave and his brother Jeff attended school, Dave gra…

Andrew William Oppmann Jr. “dropped the suit” (his terminology) on January 23, 2018, in peaceful anticipation of rejoining his beloved wife. “D” Brown Oppmann. Born in Ohio on October 29, 1931. Andy strove to balance the Germanic perfectionism he’d inherited with his scorpio-Dionysian nature…

Paul was born in Coos Bay, OR on December 19, 1969 to Janet Lynn Johnson (Mayer) and an extended family of grandparents and uncles who helped to raise him. Paul spent most of his life in Coos Bay, OR though he’d been living and working for the past couple of years in the Brookings, OR area. …

Glendora Jean Skipwith, passed away Jan. 8, 2020, she was 82.  Glendora was born and raised in Upstate New York. She and her husband, Perry O’Hearn and three young children decided to “head West” and relocated to Tangent, Oregon in 1967.  There her youngest two sons were born.

Ray William Brouette passed away Dec. 7, 2019 following a long illness.  He was born June 10, 1942 in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Ernest Eugene Krauss, passed away on Nov. 22, 2019 at Veterans Hospital, Portland, Oregon.  He was born Nov. 1, 1925 to Fritz Krauss and Susan Tolin Krauss of Salem, Oregon.

Gladys Marie Harrell went home to her Lord on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2019.    She was born on Feb. 8, 1943 in Medford, Oregon, to Albert Clayton and Dorothy Chadwick.

Dorothy Lee Zastrow, 87, of Brookings, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on the morning of Dec. 25, 2019.  Dorothy was born Aug. 12, 1932 in Monmouth, Oregon to Ray and Margaret White. Her family moved to Arlington, Oregon and that is where she met her husband of 70…

Rick Hale of Brookings, Oregon died December 17,2017 in Crescent City, California. He was born April 19,1954 in San Diego, California to Cora A. Lacy and John Triplett Hale.  Rick graduated high school at Mount Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California.

Marilyn (Sparkie) Baumann passed away Sunday, January 05, 2020 peacefully at home with her four children at her side.

Former Brookings resident Steven Carl Brooks, 71, lost his battle against cancer on Tuesday, December 31, 2019. He was born November 17, 1948 in Aberdeen, WA to Melvin and Elva (Hill) Brooks. He graduated from Brookings Harbor High School in 1967. Steve married the love of his life, Liz, on …

Robert J. Fitton, also known as “Bob,” passed away on December 1, 2019, in Alameda, California at the age of 87.

There will be a celebration of life for Richard Dale Wood on Saturday, January 11th, 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Gold Beach (29755 Turner Street ).

Darrell Gene Allen, 73, of Gold Beach, Oregon, passed away in Medford, Oregon on December 26, 2019, from complications after back surgery.

Doris (Carpenter) Turner, 94, passed away on December 25, 2019 in Gold Beach. She was the widow of William Turner. They were married for 68 years. Doris was born in Gold Beach, Oregon on December 27, 1924, the daughter of Asa and Pauline Carpenter. Doris and her family were true Curry County…

Dianne Marie Willian, 87, of Brookings, Oregon; passed away on December 10, 2019. Diane was born in Columbus, Wisconsin, to Frances Mae Stevenson and John Kyle Eccles.

Coos Bay resident Chester “Paul” Mayer passed away December 30, 2019 near Brookings, Oregon. He was born December 19, 1969.  Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Brookings resident Sharon E. Harvell passed away on December 23, 2019 at the age of 77. She was born April 12, 1942 in Portales, New Mexico. There will be a Funeral Service at 4 pm on Saturday January 4, 2019 at Blue Water Café in Harbor. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Michael Etress passed away on December 25th, 2019 in Brookings at the age of 67. He was born in Merced, California on February 11th, 1952. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

Rick Hale of Brookings died December 17, 2019 in Crescent City, CA.

John was born to Alvin and Bess Dies in Moline, Illinois.  He attended public school in McMinnville, Oregon, graduating in 1948 and immediately joined the Navy, followed by attending OSU where he was a member of Sigma Chi and House Manager.  He was recalled for the Korean Conflict and becaus…

Barbara Woodroofe Eddy, long-time resident and educator of Spokane, WA and resident of Brookings, OR from April 2010 to the present, has died at the age of 103.  She passed away peacefully in her sleep.

Karen Lee Roe, 71, of Gold Beach, peacefully passed away on Nov. 30, 2019 in her own home surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  

Harold “Pete” Gardner, age 78 of Smith River, CA passed away on Friday December 13th, 2019. A lifelong resident of Del Norte County, he was born May 8, 1941 in Crescent City, California.

Brookings resident Terri Hall passed away at her residence on December 8th, 2019 at the age of 62. Terri was born on August 29th, 1957 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

Gold Beach resident Karen Lee Roe passed away at home on November 30, 2019 at the age of 71. She was born December 6, 1947 in Portland, Oregon. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family

Richard Dale Wood, 93, went home to be with The Lord, and his loving wife Vivian, on November 27th, 2019. He passed away peacefully at his home in Gold Beach, Oregon.

A memorial service for Charles V. “Chuck” Heaney will be held at 4 pm on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Brookings Elks Lodge #1934, 800 Elk Drive, Brookings, Oregon. Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.

Thomas Moore a resident from Brookings, Oregon who passed away on November 12, 2019. He was 82 years old. Date of birth August, 1, 1937

Tom Tostenson, of Gold Beach, passed away with his wife by his side on Nov. 29, 2019 while visiting family in Reno, Nevada.

Cynthia Aye Myint Chi passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 24, 2019 in Brookings, after a battle with ovarian cancer.  She was surrounded by her loving family.

Services for Kelly Cowan will be held on Sat. Dec. 7th, 2019 at Redwood Memorial Chapel in Brookings at 10 a.m.

Robert Henry Scheppler, age 82, passed away Nov. 1, at his home in Ashland, with family by his side.

Janice Elaine Lucas born December 19, 1940, passed away in her home September 22, 2019.

Patricia Ann Graham Burfield passed away on November 12, 2019. She was born in Medford, OR on June 27, 1923 to Hilda (Holderman) Graham and James Graham.

On October 29, 2019 Marjorie Schmidt, a well known resident of Brookings for forty-six years passed away peacefully at the age of 104. She was born in 1915, was married with three children and is survived by her youngest son.

Robert “Bob” Rogers was born in Westchester, PA on May 25, 1930 and adopted by Ernest and Jesse Rogers of Rhode Island.  Bob grew up in Providence, Rhode Island until he joined the US Navy.  He was veteran of the Korean War.  He graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a B…

Brookings resident Bryce Leroy Wright passed away at home on November 8, 2019.  He was born February 3, 1935 in Caldwell, Idaho.  Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Brookings resident Dale Patricia Brodock passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2019 in Crescent City, California. She was born November 24, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Graveside service for long-time Powers resident, Roberta Jacqulin “Jackie” Hofsess will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at the Powers Cemetery.

Dale Lee Dorris passed peacefully from this life November 5, 2019 at the age of 75 years. Dale was born June 6, 1944 in Port Angeles, Washington to Ernest and Glayds (Sawyer) Dorris. Dale married his high school sweetheart Lynda in 1966. They had a son Darren. Dale moved from Washington to O…

Angela Dawn Dixon, age 47 of Eugene died September 17, 2019 in her home, after courageously fighting cancer. Angie was born August 21, 1972, DeQueen, Arkansas.

Jean was born March 10, 1937 in Newberry, Michigan to Lorimer and Irene Eisenbach.  When she was three years old the family moved to Bend, Oregon and eventually they moved to Gold Beach when she was 12 years old.  She never understood the move from Bend where they had a good life to moving t…

Services for Maia Russell of Brookings, will be held on Sun. Nov. 10 at 11:30am at the Brookings Harbor Christian Church, 777 5th St, Brookings.

Dale Lee Dorris, a Brookings resident who passed away on November 5, 2019 in Crescent City, CA. Born June 6, 1944 in Port Angeles, WA. Celebration of Life will be pending.

Following a lengthy illness, Michael Sam Murrary, 72, peacefully passed away in his home in Eagle Point, Oregon.  Mike was born Feb. 19, 1947 in Oakland, California to Alva and Beatrice Murray. He grew up in Northern California and graduated from Biggs High School in 1965.

Angela Dawn Dixon, age 47 of Eugene died September 17, 2019 in her home, after courageously fighting cancer. Angie was born August 21, 1972, DeQueen, Arkansas.

Helen Irene Bylinowski of Gold Beach, Oregon passed away on November 4, 2019. She was born in Oregon, Illinois on May 28, 1928. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Sophia (Sychta) Bylinowski and siblings Walter (killed in WWII), Bernice (Charles) Zanocco, Frank, Tony (Betty…

Daisy, a loving mother and nana passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 79 with family by her side. She will be missed.