Matias Salas

Matias Salas MATIAS SALAS, 57, died on November 16th, 2013. He was born on March 14th, 1956, in Eureka, the son of Israel Salas and Juana Salas. Matias was a member of the U.S. Air force from 1974-1979. He was a loving father that adored his son. Matias was a devoted 49ers fan. He had a deep hatred for onions. He will never forgive a certain unknown road side diner that served him onions in his pancakes. He is survived by his son Avi Salas, brother; Jesus Rivas, and son; Alex Rivas sister; Yolanda Salas and, mother; Juana Salas, and quarterback; Joe Montana. The family wishes to send a special thank you to Jake, Phillip, Rachael, Beatrice, and Jamie for their assistance and care during this difficult time. There will be a celebration of Israel's life held at Wharfinger Building #1 Marina Way, Eureka, CA 95501 on Saturday December 7th, 2013, from noon to 3 p.m. Go Niners! Please sign the guestbook at and click on obits.

Published in Eureka Times-Standard on Dec. 1, 2013