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Heather Baxman
Heather June Drum Baxman September 4, 1943 - August 8, 2021Daughter, Wife, Mom, Nana, Auntie, Friend. Our unhealed hearts have been shattered once more. We lost this beautiful lady on August 8, 2021. We loved her like every woman deserves to be loved and she loved us all right back... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 26 to Sep. 24, 2021.
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Henry Charles Dahl
HENRY DAHLHenry Charles Dahl, Jr. passed away at Adventist Health Mendocino Coast Hospital on August 30, 2021. He was 93 years old.Hank grew up in Caspar, attending grammar school there and then graduating from Mendocino High in 1945. He enlisted in the Navy after graduation, and... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 16 to Oct. 15, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles Day
Army Colonel Charles ("Chuck") Arthur Day: June 17, 1927 to Nov. 12, 2020:Chuck Day, of Samaritan Village in Hughson, CA., is survived by his beloved wife, Donna Trask-Day (Hughson).  He had contracted Covid-19 in January 2020 while on a cruise to China and Vietnam.   He recovered... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 20 to Sep. 18, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Helen Frances Haverfield
Helen Frances Haverfield, long time Fort Bragg resident, passed away August 10, 2021, in Chandler, Arizona at the age of 94. Helen was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who touched many lives through her love, compassion and generosity. Her grace and strength were unsurpassed... Read More
Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 2 to Oct. 1, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
James Korhummel
Long-time Westport resident James "Burrhead" Korhummel died Aug. 4th at Memorial Hospital. He was 67. His life achievements knew no boundaries. His smile, humor and limitless knowledge will be missed by all. He was smart, complex, tormented and funny; a man of action. He fixed things... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 16 to Oct. 15, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Helen Reynolds
Helen Reynolds of Fort Bragg passed away on August 28, 2021. She was 95 years old.Helen was born to Ida and Dante DelFiorentino on April 18, 1926 in Fort Bragg. In 1942 she married her true love Leon Reynolds. Together they started a family, built a house, and had numerous business... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 16 to Oct. 16, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles Raymond Rowan
Charles Raymond RowanCharles Raymond Rowan of 17900 Highway 1, RV38 in Fort Bragg, California died Monday, August 16, 2021 at the age of 92. He died peacefully at home with loved ones. He was born July 16, 1929 to Paul and Amanda (Kingbaum) Rowan in Chewelah, Washington and was the... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 9 to Oct. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ann Sullivan
Ann Sullivan ObituaryAnn Sullivan, age 72, died on July 20, 2021 in Ft Bragg, CA. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Sullivan, of Walnut Creek, CA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mary Sullivan, of Ft Bragg, CA.Ann was born on September 15, 1948 in Kirkland... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 2 to Oct. 1, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Linda Sue Vasquez
Linda Sue Vasquez  Linda passed away peacefully on July 25, 2021. She was 73. Linda succumbed to a tough fight of Alzheimer's that anyone who knew her knew she gave it all she had.  She was where she wanted to be, home and surrounded by her loved ones.  She lived a life of music,... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Sep. 2 to Oct. 1, 2021.
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Timothy Humecky
RIP Timothy Patrick HumeckyWe are deeply saddened to announce that Timothy Patrick Humecky ultimately lost his fight with cancer on July 28th, 2021, just two days shy of his 65th birthday.Tim was born in Bakersfield, CA, where he lived until his family moved to the brand new state... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 19 to Sep. 17, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
William Frederick "Bill" Maahs
William Frederick "Bill" Maahs, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and fisherman extraordinaire, passed away Sunday, July 25, after a long illness. He was 93 years old. Known by fishermen far and wide as "Sonny," he was known for his astute mind, kind heart and tireless battle... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 19 to Sep. 17, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Tesla Tawnweeha Talbot
Tesla Tawnweeha ("Morning Sun") Talbot was born November 16, 1991 on a stormy night. Her parents lived in Little River at the time and she was born in Fort Bragg. Named after Nikola Tesla, the Croatian inventor who discovered radio waves, she is survived by her older sister Electra... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 19 to Sep. 17, 2021.
Thursday, September 9, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Stephen Mayer Anapolsky
On June 21st 2021, longtime resident of Mendocino County, Stephen Mayer Anapolsky exited the planet. He was a generous, funny, smart, caring, adventurous, creative, & hardworking man. He was ahead of his time in many ways. He lived a much storied life to it's fullest. Stephen... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 12 to Sep. 9, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lloyd Anderson
Lloyd Anderson passed away suddenly on June 23,2021.Lloyd was born in Fort Bragg on July 24,1950.He started a life long career in the fishing industry at the age of 15 working for Paladini's fisheries and moving across the river to manage Cal Shell Fish Company for most of his working... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 12 to Sep. 9, 2021.
Friday, September 3, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Joseph Patrick Hayes
Joseph Patrick Hayes II was born on May 26, 1952 to Esther Louise Neuerburg Hayes and Wesley Lorin Hayes in Sacramento California. He died June 15, 2021 from cancer in the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. He was named after his Irish paternal great-grandfather... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 5 to Sep. 3, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Marie Jennie Hoffman Koskela
Our sweet Marie Jennie 'Hoffman' Koskela has passed. She was born in the Albion Hospital April 10, 1922 to John and Mary 'Barff' Hoffman. She helped her mother who was suffering from asthma, and she helped her father as his right hand as he had lost it working at the mill in Caspar... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 5 to Sep. 3, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Terry Ray Muphy
Terry Ray MurphyApril 7, 1956-July 10, 2021 (65)Terry was born on Oswego, KS to Marry Ann and Delvin Ray Murphy. He was raised in and attended Fort Bragg, CA schools. Terry married Patty Sorensen in 1979 and had two children, Jesse and Lindsay Murphy. Later, he welcomed his second... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 5 to Sep. 3, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nancy Rennee Murphy
Nancy Renee Murphy Barrett, (58) Took her last breath on June, 17th in Fernley, NV from ongoing health complications.Nancy was born in Auburn, CA on October 28th 1962 to Mary Ann and Delvin Ray Murphy. She was raised and attended school in Fort Bragg,CA. At a young age, Nancy married... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 5 to Sep. 3, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Pauline Tamagno
Pauline Cox Tamagno age 92, who was a longtime resident of Fort Bragg passed on July 25, 2021 in Santa Rosa after a brief illness. She was born in Willits on June 28, 1929 to Louis and Mary Cox. Pauline went to school first at the Little Red School House at Camp 20 and graduated... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Aug. 4 to Sep. 2, 2021.
Friday, August 27, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Toni Lisa Babich
Toni Lisa Babich, died peacefullyTuesday, July 7, 2021 at her home.Toni was born in 1966 to Joe and Gerry Babich in Los Gatos, CaShe was a resident of Fort Bragg for 16 years. Toni volunteered at MendocinoCoast Botanical Gardens and the Mendocino Coast District Hospital. She wasalso... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 29 to Aug. 27, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dora Jeanette Baroni
Dora Jeanette (Giusti) Baroni 3/18/20 7/17/21 Dora was born in Fort Bragg California on March 18, 1920 to Pellegrino and Ernesta Giusti. Dora lived in Fort Bragg all of her life. During her 101 years of life she made many friends and many memories. Dora met and married Fred Baroni... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 29 to Aug. 27, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Adelaide Dos Reis Amaral Figueiredo
Adelaide Dos Reis Amaral FigueiredoDecember 11, 1932 – July 6, 2021Adelaide Dos Reis Amaral Figueiredo was born December 11, 1932 in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, to Antonio and Maria Cabral. Adelaide and her family emigrated to Calgary, Canada in 1957 and then to Santa Clara, California... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 29 to Aug. 27, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Katy HAll
Katy Hall passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on the 27th of June, 2021. Katy was born on Nov 30, 1944 to Irene and Carl Colvin in Modesto California and is survived by her sister, Delores Muehlberg, her children, Aaron Hall, scottie hall, Brienna Hall, Megan Hall... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 29 to Aug. 27, 2021.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Paul Tay
Paul Edward Tay Monday, July 19th a humble man of modest distinction left behind his mortal shell for his celestial reunion with his Father in Heaven, his wife Ruth and many loved ones gone before. Paul Edward Tay was born May 8th, 1923 to Herbert Tay, an ordained Presbyterian... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 29 to Aug. 22, 2021.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Raymond Edward Merritt
Raymond Edward Merritt July 21, 1940 - February 22, 2021Raymond lived a fulfilling life as Father, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather, and Friend too many. Raymond was born and raised on the coast and worked as a logger most of his life. He graduated Mendocino... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 20 to Aug. 19, 2021.
Friday, August 13, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Shirley Brita Marie Wood
Shirley Brita Marie Wood, age 87 of Fort Bragg, passed away on June 22, 2021. Shirley was born to Marie O'Tillia Long and Walter Rudolph Long on June 13, 1934 in Fort Bragg, California. She attended the University of California at Berkeley for one year. Then she married Thomas Louis... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 15 to Aug. 13, 2021.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Doris Mae Messex
Doris Mae Messex, our precious mother, passed away peacefully at the age of 92 in Grass Valley, California on Monday June 28, 2021. She devoted her life to her children and grandchildren. Doris never wanted to be the center of attention, was always gentle and unassuming, an example... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 15 to Aug. 12, 2021.
Friday, July 30, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jill Rae Sutherland
Jill Rae Sutherland3/12/48 – 5/21/2021On Friday May 21, 2021, Jill Sutherland of Dixon, CA passed away peacefully at her home with family and loved ones by her side. She was 73-years old. Jill graduated from Wooster High School in Reno, NV in 1966, where she was a good student who... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jul. 2 to Jul. 30, 2021.
Friday, July 16, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Karen Lambie (Baroni)
Karen (Baroni) Lambie79 years old10/29/42-5/28/21Karen was born in Fort Bragg, California to Fred and Dora Baroni. She grew up in Fort Bragg, graduating from high school in 1960. Karen married her high school sweetheart, Will Millsaps, in November of that same year and had a daughter... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jun. 17 to Jul. 16, 2021.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Terry R Cummings
Terry R. Cummings of Sacramento, CA known lovingly as "Papa", passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family after a brief battle with Pancreatic Cancer on May 26, 2021 at the age of 85.Terry was born to Emma and Gene Cummings on June 24, 1935. He was raised in Fort Bragg, CA... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jun. 14 to Jul. 13, 2021.
Friday, July 9, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Christopher E Anderson
Christopher E. AndersonA much-delayed Celebration of Life of Christopher E. Anderson, 51, of Fort Bragg will be held at 2:00 PM, June 13, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 620 E. Redwood Ave, Fort Bragg. Chris passed away suddenly from non-COVID related natural causes of August 18... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jun. 10 to Jul. 9, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles Pacheco
Charles Pacheco Charles Pacheco passed away on June 3, 2021 in Junction City, OR. Born in Ft. Bragg on May 4, 1931, he was 90 years old. Charlie graduated from Fort Bragg Union High School in 1949, and served honorably in the Korean war, achieving the rank of Sergeant. When he returned... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Jun. 10 to Jul. 9, 2021.
Friday, July 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nancy Jane Walker
NANCY JANE WALKERNancy Jane Walker of Nipomo, California was eighty-nine years old when she died of a stroke on May 23, 2021 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, California.She was born December 20,1931 in Detroit, Michigan. Her parents, Ernest Dudley Kress and Mary Lola... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Jul. 2, 2021.
Friday, June 11, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dino Mattiuzzo
Dino Mattiuzzo age (95)Passed away at home April 9 2021.Born in Treviso Italy on 12-21-1925 to Father Luige Mattiuzzo and Mother Anna Eilisa Mattiuzzo. The family Immigrated to the US and settled in Fort Bragg Ca when Dino was 11 years old. He grew up out at Camp #1 graduated from... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from May 13 to Jun. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Linda Warner
Linda Warner 8/28/1940 – 5/5/2021Linda Warner, LCSW, a retired clinical social worker and champion of human rights and children with special needs, died on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at her home in Portland, ME. She was 80. She died peacefully in her sleep after suffering a stroke and... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from May 25 to May 26, 2021.
Friday, May 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
David Rick Coverston
David Rick Coverston "Cupcake" passed away March 11th, 2021 at home.David was born in Fort Bragg in 1955 to Cecil and Lxrnia Coverston. He graduated from Fort Bragg High School in 1973. David worked for over 26 years at Georgia Pacific as a debarker, greenchain, resaw, and lathe mill... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Apr. 22 to May 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Gary Howard Ferandez
Gary passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 9:30 AM, in the Hospice room at the Mendocino Coast District Hospital that his donation had helped create. He passed peacefully with a smile on his face with many of his friends and family close by and his son at his side, he was 78... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Apr. 22 to May 21, 2021.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
George E Johnson
George E. JohnsonGeorge Edward Johnson passed away peacefully April 21, 2021, surrounded by family. He was born February 22, 1936, in Mendocino and lived in Mendocino County all his life. Over the years he lived on Comptche Road, Little Valley, and Ten Mile Camp Two. He met his... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2021.
Friday, April 23, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Joanne Lorraine Matson
Lifelong coast resident Joanne Lorraine Matson passed peacefully in her sleep at home on Friday, March 5, 2021Joanne was born on September 2, 1925 at Noyo, California at the home of her Grandmother Susan Campbell Babcock Gober, who happened to be a midwife. Dr. Scudder had been called... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Mar. 25 to Apr. 23, 2021.
Friday, April 16, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jimmy Lawrence "Ole" Bonham
Jimmy "Ole" Bonham Jimmy Lawrence Bonham, known to his many friends as "Ole", passed away on March 2, 2021 at Mendocino Coast District Hospital after a long illness. Ole was born on September 5, 1948 in Brownswood, Texas to Louise and Kelton Bonham. His family moved to... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News from Mar. 18 to Apr. 16, 2021.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
SUSAN MARY Kleinbach
April 20, 1950 – February 5, 2021 Susan Mary Kleinbach passed away at home, surrounded by family, on February 5th, 2021. She was 70 years of age. Sue was born April 20th, 1950, the daughter of Carl and Naomi (Blair) Geiger. She was raised in Sacramento, and spent her summers at the... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Feb. 18, 2021.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Wayne R. “Duggie” Ceriani
Wayne R. "Duggie" Ceriani of Fort Bragg passed away on January 20, 2021 at his home from a heart attack. He was born on June, 23, 1936 in Napa, CA, to John and Eileen Ceriani. He was 84.He worked logging in the woods for several different companies, but his true love was gunsmithing... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Feb. 11, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Harlean Kay McClenny
Harlean Kay (Wilsey) McClenny passed away on January 27th, age 83 years, following a stroke and other health problems complicated by Covid-19. Harlean's forebears (Wilsey, Tyson, Mallory, Dashiell, Vann, Mack and Isaacs families) were early settlers on the Mendocino coast, and she... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Feb. 11, 2021.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
JACK CARLSON
Jack David Carlson, 75, died on Thursday, January 7, 2021. His cancer was of relatively short duration, diagnosed just this past fall. He was born and raised in Fort Bragg and was a lifelong resident of the coast except for attending UC Davis and being drafted into the Army, where... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Jan. 14, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Kay Johnston Meyers
Kay Johnston Meyers April 9, 1941-December 27, 2020. Kay Meyers, age 79, passed away peacefully from complications of Alzheimer's Disease at Emerson House in Portland. Kay was born in Sacramento, California to Herbert and Georgia Johnston. Kay started playing the piano at a young... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Jan. 14, 2021.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Gregory Stephen “Greg” Grantham
Gregory Stephen "Greg" Grantham, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully at his Fort Bragg home on November 25, 2020, after a short battle with esophageal cancer. Greg was a kind and gentle soul, with a great sense of humor, adventurous nature, and artistic sense. He had... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Dec. 24, 2020.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
ANDY BANTA
Andrew (Andy) Banta was born January 23, 1938 in Middletown, OH and died at his home on December 2, 2020 in Fort Bragg, CA. He spent much of his childhood in the California bay area.Andy graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Dec. 17, 2020.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Raul Velasquez Jr.
Raul Velasquez Jr, peacefully passed away on December 7, 2020 following a long-fought illness at the age of 73. Raul was born August 22, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA to Raul Sr and Lucille (Sainz) Velasquez. He was raised in Annapolis, CA and graduated from Point Arena High School in 1965... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Dec. 17, 2020.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Marian Banks Cross
May 18,1925 - October 29, 2020Marian Banks Cross passed away peacefully on the afternoon of October 29th. She touched countless lives through her work as a school teacher, therapist, pianist, lifelong supporter of music in her community, and as a friend, loving wife, mother, grandmother... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Dec. 10, 2020.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Marian Banks Cross
May 18,1925 - October 29, 2020Marian Banks Cross passed away peacefully on the afternoon of October 29th. She touched countless lives through her work as a school teacher, therapist, pianist, lifelong supporter of music in her community, and as a friend, loving wife, mother, grandmother... Read More
Published in Fort Bragg Advocate-News on Dec. 10, 2020.
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