Obituaries

In Loving Memory: Cindie Natasha Simpson

Cindie Natasha Simpson July 20, 1991-January 11, 2016In the fleeting time that she was with us, Cindie filled everyday with love, smiles, warmth and laughter. While outwardly soft-spoken, she was a strong person who exuded compassion and found great joy in making the people around her happy. She maintained a positive attitude and upbeat personality through every challenge that was placed before her; she always had a shoulder to lean on, open ears to listen and gave the best advice. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Timisha Mary Lynn Carpenter

Timisha Mary Lynn Carpenter April 28, 1970-January 2, 2016Timisha had a heart of gold, and literally would give the shirt off her back to anyone in need. If she loved you, you were loved for life, as was anyone who was important to you. Timisha loved to laugh. She liked to rib, and didn’t mind getting ribbed back. She was often known to laugh until she cried. Timisha did not have an easy life. She suffered numerous losses at a young age. Despite this, she was an optimist, able to look at the bright side of things, and to love wholly and unconditionally. At the age of 21, she fought and won the biggest battle of her life against cancer. Her family and many in the Hoopa community rallied around and supported her in this long and hard fight. All were elated when she became cancer free. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Kristin Schieffer

Kristin Schieffer May 18, 1987-November 21, 2015Kristin was born May 18, 1987 in Oroville to Angela Rene Schieffer and Michael Schieffer. Kristin lived in Gridley for a short time then moved to Mike’s in Chico. Kristin got sick and went to Davis then Stanford hospital where she had her first birthday, and a very successful open heart surgery, her heart did not cause trouble until the end. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Floyd Woodrow “Forksi” Montgomery

Floyd Woodrow "Forksi" Montgomery August 15, 1948-December 31, 2015Floyd Woodrow Montgomery AKA “Forksi” passed away in his home on December 31, 2015 in Hoopa. He was born August 15, 1948. Floyd was a highly decorated Veteran, serving his country in the Vietnam War. Pallbearers are; Nolan Begay, Augustine Montgomery, Clinton Hoaglan, Joey Montgomery, Ben Spencer and Boyd Ferris. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Kenneth Arlen Buck Williams

Kenneth Arlen Buck Williams December 12, 1989-December 30, 2015Kenneth Arlen Buck Williams, was born in Everett, Washington on December 12, 1989 and left us to start his journey on December 30, 2015 at the young age of 26. He is survived by his wife Future Williams, children Kila:gyah, Nas-che-wen, and Ben Jr. His father Anthony Paul Williams Sr., his Mother Reylyne Phyllis Davis, Maternal Grandmother Ethel Ruth Davis, Paternal Grandmother Claudette Parazoo, Brothers Aaron & Alaina Williams, Talon Williams, Joseph Lewis, Sisters Samantha Norton and Stormie Lewis and many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Sylvia Viola Mace

Born February 7, 1927 in Bottineau, North Dakota to Robert and Irene Johnson; passed away April 7, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, Ca. with family at her side. Sylvia and her husband moved to Eureka Ca in 1946, they then moved to Orleans in 1956 where she raised her family and remained until passing. She did many varied things in her life but ultimately she was a housewife and mother. Read More →

In Loving Memory: Cedric Dale Hostler Jr.

Cedric Dale Hostler Jr.  CEDRIC DALE HOSTLER JR. In loving memory of Cedric Dale Hostler, Jr. 61 left us on May 11th, 2014, as the victim of a hit and run on Highway 96 in Hoopa. Cedric aka Bimbo was 4/4 enrolled member of the Hoopa Tribe. He loved his home and his people. In recent years he […] Read More →

In Loving Memory: Lester “Fiddy” Latham Jr.

Lester was born on June 3, 1949 in Hoopa, California and passed away on April 20, 2014 in Hoopa surrounded by his friends and family. Read More →