Brookings resident Travis Lea, born 1975, passed away October 8, 2019. A full obituary will be published in a later edition. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family

Brookings resident Richard M. Hallowell passed away October 14, 2019 at the age of 84. He was born August 27, 1935 in Glendale, California. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Joseph James Kucera Jr. was born June 23, 1947 and passed away on Sept. 30, 2019.

Just days after celebrating her 86th birthday in the company of her children, Elodie Mildred Krauss left us in body, with her daughters by her side.

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Gold Beach resident Thomas Culbertson passed away in Gold Beach on October 6, 2019 at the age of 82.  He was born March 30, 1937 in Ashland, Oregon. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

David Michael Thomas of Brookings, peacefully passed in his sleep surrounded by loved ones on Sat. Sept 28, 2019 in his home on the Chetco River.  

Lt. Michael Allen Wilber was born in Crescent City, CA to parents Cecil Wilber and Glenda “Hadley’ Wilber, on July 18, 1973. He passed away unexpectedly in his home in Brookings, OR on September 30, 2019. Michael was a member of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation. Michael was a 1991 graduate of Brook…

Karl Hess, 86, of Brookings, passed away on Sept. 22, 2019.  A memorial service is to be held in Rogue River, Oregon on Oct. 19 at 1pm at Calvary Chaple, 559 E Main St

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Marjorie Jean Brewer, 99, of Brookings, passed away on Oct. 5, 2019.  

Michael A. Wilber, of Brookings, born July 18, 1973, passed away on Sept. 30, 2019.  Services will be held on Sat. Oct. 12 at 11 am – 3pm at Howonquet Hall Community Center in Smith River, CA.

On Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, David Kenneth Young, of Brookings, passed away at the age of 76.

Janice E. Lucas, of Brookings, passed away on Sept. 22, 2019.  A Memorial is being planned for a later date.

Shelia Lea Blair, born Nov. 12, 1948 and passed away on Sept. 28, 2019. Services will be held on Oct. 7, 2019 at Redwood Memorial Mortuary from 1-3 pm. Burial will be at W. J. Ward Cemetery at 3-4 p.m.

Jim F. Blunt, passed away on Sun. Sept. 22, 2019 in Portland, Oregon with his wife Donna and daughters Dezi and Sandra by his side.  He died from complications following his second cancer surgery in June 2019.

Cowgirl, ranch hand, dog groomer, farmhand, house cleaner and millworker. These are some of the jobs that made up Caroline’s work life.

Al (Tinker) King and his wife Betty spent 20 happy summers in Gold Beach. They loved the town, the people and of course the fishing. Their four children (AJ, Joni, Karen, & Patrick) would like to thank Jim at the Outdoor Store, all the friendly clerks at McKay’s, the managers and residen…

Charles (Chuck) Denney was born on May 23, 1941 in Reubens, Idaho but lived mostly in Washington during his childhood, moving to Gold Beach in the summer of 1959.  He attended his senior year at Gold Beach High School, graduating in 1960. He married Sharon Nichols on Nov. 23 later that year.…

Michael Morse Mann, 67, of Brookings, passed away on Aug. 25, 2019 in Brookings.  Memorial services will be held at the Chetco Grange Hall in Harbor, Oregon on Sept. 20 at 4pm.

Mark Allen English, passed away on July 11, 2019, in Winston, Oregon.  His daughter Jessica had moved him and his wife Betty there in Sept. of 2018, to provide care for them.  

Gold Beach resident Charles L. Denney, age 78, passed away Aug. 29, 2019 in Gold Beach.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 14, 2019 in the Showcase Building at The Event Center, 29392 Ellensberg Ave. In Gold Beach.  Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Yvette A Mostachetti passed away at her residence on Aug. 31, 2019, in Brookings.  She was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on July 16, 1938 to Adelard Joseph Gauvin and Eva Anne (Dugas) Gauvin.

Troy L. Clayton passed peacefully on Mon. Aug. 12, 2019 in Gold Beach at the age of 52.  He is survived by his 4 sons; Bryant Clayton, Justin Clayton, Jesse Clayton and Zac Clayton, and their families all of Brookings.

Ron Beck was born in Tulare, California, on October 7,1949 to Dorothy and Fred Beck.   He spent his childhood in Visalia and later married and had two children.  He divorced and eventually settled down in Redding, California where he met his best friend and second wife, Gwen.  

Richard Wayne Boatman, born Jan 12, 1950, passed away Aug. 25, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Boatman, his brothers, William Boatman and Robert Boatman. He is survived by his wife, Linda of 50 years. His son, Rick from Terrebone, Or…

Jean Johnson, 98, of Brookings, Oregon passed away peacefully Aug. 13, 2019.  She loved her flower gardens, crocheting, painting, and being with family. She is now with loving family members, including husband Elmer Johnson, her son Rodney Bemis, and their many pups.  Along with her children…

Long time Curry County resident, John Bailey Mather, left our world on Sun. Aug. 11, 2019.  

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Chester (Chuck) E. Ralstin on July 1, 2019 in St. Helens, Oregon after two years of health challenges at the age of 93.

Thomas (Tom) Henry Davis passed peacefully with his daughters by his side on July 31, 2019 in Eugene, Oregon at the age of 77.  Tom was born in Toledo, Ohio, raised in Ojai, California, but spent his last 35 years in Brookings, the place he felt most at home.

Joyce Walker, 96 of Gold Beach, passed away on Sat. Aug. 10.  A graveside service will be held on Sat. Aug 17, 2019 at 1p at the Pistol River Pioneer Center.  A potluck gather will be held following the service at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River.

Lillian Cecilia Brolin (Evans) Sciulli, 98, of Brookings, Oregon, passed away June 21, 2019 at Ocean Park Memory Care. She was born Sept. 16, 1920, in Seattle, Washington to Swedish immigrants, Oscar and Cecilia Brolin. She later moved to Long Beach, California where she met and married John…

Earl Koch, 92, passed away on March 26, 2019 surrounded by family and friends at his home in Brookings, Oregon.

Jane Ann Cuvreau was born on July 9, 1938 and passed away on April 21, 2019 at Shasta Regional Hospital in Redding, California.

Bobby H.J. Heikkila, 87, of Brookings, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side.

Charles Joseph Costello, 77 of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania passed away on July 11, 2019 in Coos Bay, Oregon.  Charles was born on May 30, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles and Aileen Costello.  

Debra Ann Kodesh, 59, of Brookings, passed away peacefully at home with her husband and dog by her side on July 22, 2019.  She was born on October 17, 1959, in John Day, Oregon to parents Anton and Mona Kodesh.

Josephine A. Shields passed away June 29, 2019 in Gold Beach, Oregon.  She was 79. Josephine was born on July 28, 1939 in Martinez, California.  She was one of eight children born to Ted and Violet Pilat.  

Dale was born Nov. 29, 1928 in Chehalis, Washington to Daniel Boone Coleman and Lillian (Stanley) Coleman.  He was raised in the Morton, Washington area and graduated from Morton High School. After high school he attended vocational school learning refrigeration.  In 1950, he and Jo Ann Cagl…

Dale was born Nov. 29, 1928 in Chehalis, Washington to Daniel Boone Coleman and Lillian (Stanley) Coleman.  He was raised in the Morton, Washington area and graduated from Morton High School. After high school he attended vocational school learning refrigeration.  In 1950, he and Jo Ann Cagl…

Virginia E. (Tomasso) Collis, of McLean and formerly of Brookings, passed away on Sat. July 14, 2019.  She was 93 years old. Virginia:”Gigi”, “Ginny” was born on June 3, 1926 in South Waverly, Pennsylvania, the youngest of five children of Joseph and Minnie (Cocco) Tomasso.  She graduated fr…

Mary Elizabeth Stevens passed away peacefully in her home on July 18, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Mary was born in Nottingham England on Feb. 12, 1932 to parents Albert & Ethel Clamp.

Mary Schierman, 63, of Brookings passed away on July 5, 2019 in Gold Beach.  Mary was born on Aug. 30, 1955 to her parents, Richard and Clementine Schierman.  Mary grew up in Roseburg and moved to Brookings in 1994. Mary loved her family and friends.

Debra A. Kodesh, passed away at her residence in Brookings, Oregon on July 22th, 2019. Debra was born October 17th, 1959 in John Day, Oregon. Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Willard James Quackenbush passed away on July 15, 2019, of cancer.  He was born April 29, 1950. He retired from the Navy after 30 years.  He also retired from Pelican Bay State Prison.

Jay Boisseau Mosby was born Jan. 9, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Temple Houston Mosby and Lois Emily (Denney) Mosby.  Jay grew up with three brothers being raised by his Mother and Grandmother after his Father passed away at the young age of 36.  After high school, Jay enlisted in the …

We are saddened to announce the passing of our father, Jerry Edward Thomas.  He passed on June 6, in Brookings, in the home he loved.  He will be honored July 26 at 9 a.m. (sharp) at the Montana Western Veterans Cemetery, 1911 Tower St., Missoula, Montana.  A Celebration of Life will follow …

Deanna Gail Hodney passed away on June 30, 2019, surrounded by family and friends at her home in Gold Beach.  Deanna was born in Henderson, Nevada on June 20,1947 to Jack and Dorene Geiser. She moved to Gold Beach in 1963, where she completed high school and made this her home.  After gradua…