Obituaries

In Loving Memory: Patricia Eileen Thigpen

Patricia ThigpenPatti was born in San Francisco, CA. She grew up in the Weeot area and down around the Bay Area, later she moved to the Reno, NV area for about 20 years. She finely retired to her families homestead on Lower Ke’pel along the Klamath River on the Yurok Reservation; Patti was a proud member of the Yurok Tribe. She had many jobs throughout her life that she enjoyed working for like State Farm, Banking, and Bartending just to name a few. She also volunteered at the Yurok Tribal Head start; she enjoyed working with all the little kids. She loved to tell stories of all the silly things the little ones did, it brought her a lot of joy and smiles. Read More →

In Loving Memory: William Owen Wold

William Owen WoldWilliam “Bill” Wold passed away peacefully on January 1, 2016 in Medford, Oregon. He was born on the Tulalip Reservation near Marysville, Washington on January 30, 1927. Bill grew up in Washington and graduated from Granite Falls High School in 1944. He served in the Merchant Marines and in the U.S. Army. Bill owned Wold Logging Company in Hoopa, California for many years. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Janice Lorna Downs Green

Janice GreenJanice brought joy to all who knew her and will be greatly missed. She was the greatest wife, mother, grandmother to us all. She was preceded in death by her late husband Theodore “Teddy” Green and too many other family members to list. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Byron Steve Hostler III

Byron Hostler IIIBorn December 29, 1983 in Eureka, Byron spent most of his life growing up in Hoopa California. Byron was a Hoopa Tribal member and member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints. He attended College of the Redwoods. He was intelligent, loving and often silly. He was loved and will be missed dearly. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Charles Kenneth “Charlie” Miller

Charlie MillerCharles Kenneth Miller, “Charlie” left this world surrounded by his family on January 28, 2016 in Arcata, California at the age of 69. Read More →

In Loving Memory: William “Bill” Other Gower

William "Bill" Other GowerWilliam passed away on December 2, 2015 at his home in Willow Creek, CA after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was 78. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Mary Ellen Kohler

Mary Ellen KohlerMary was granted her angel’s wings on January 15, 2016 in Eureka surrounded in love by her loving husband, daughters and sons. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Jonathan Darnell Horne, Sr.

Jonathan Darnell Horne, Sr.Jonathan Darnell Horne, Sr. 62, of Hoopa, California passed away to be with the Lord on January 21, 2016. He is a Hoopa Tribal Member. Jon was born on December 26, 1953 in Fort Bragg, California. He lived the first part of his years in the coastal towns of Gualala and Point Arena California and moving to Ukiah California where he graduated from high school and met his first wife Karen Campbell Horne. Read More →