Yuma County, Colorado
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John E. and Rachel Boyd, son Robert Lee and Esta (Marcellus) Boyd, daughter Nina (Boyd) Ford, son James Boyd
Charles Glenn Croy of 2448 Beachwood Drive died on Wednesday night Nov 27, 1957, as the result of an automobile accident near Laytonville. He was born in Audubon County, Iowa, on August 19, 1893. He was a retired woodsman and had made his home in Humboldt County for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Esta M. Croy of Eureka; children, Mrs. Neva Mangel of San Francisco; Mrs. Lois Bartholomew of San Francisco, Lee Temple of the U.S. Navy in Pensacola, Fla., Mrs. Norman Lee of Eureka, Lyle Croy of the U.S. Air Force in Tifton, Ga., Mrs. Donna Ford of Eureka; two brothers, Albert Croy of Smith River and Emmett Eugene Croy of Cloverdale; three sisters, Mrs. Imo Pearson of Vallejo, Mrs. Marie Gray of North Dakota and Mrs. Viola Rosenbloom of Portland, Ore.; 24 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Eureka resident Donna Mae Damme passed away in Eureka on December 9, 2005, at the age of 70 after a lengthy illness. A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Donna was the youngest of 13 children born to Charles Croy and Esta May Marcellus, arriving on December 29, 1934. She moved to California in 1935 with her parents and graduated Fortuna High School in 1949.
She married Robert Ford in 1950 and they had four children: Deborah Jean, Terry Duane, Rebecca Ann and Cynde Marie. Donna and Robert established residence in Eureka where they reared their children. She worked for General Hospital and was later well known for her involvement in the founding and management of the Telephone Employees Credit Union (now known as Patelco Credit Union) where she was the only employee and ran the operation out of her home office for many years. After leaving the credit union, she joined Mad River Community Hospital where she spent 24 years in the personnel department. She retired in 1995.
Donna valued the many friendships that she made along the way, especially with Nellie Spears, Jackie O’Brien, Charlene Pellatz and Jim and Jen Mason. She also adored her animal companions Buttons and Boots. She loved window-shopping and going to yard sales. Her green thumb was evident in her beautiful yard that she adorned with treasures that she had discovered in her yard-sale foraging and painted or otherwise rehabilitated. Donna loved to cook and amassed quite a collection of cookbooks. She especially enjoyed playing cards. Volunteering was important to Donna and in her retirement she enjoyed contributing her talents to the American Cancer Society, Dixieland Jazz Festival, Humboldt Sr. Resource Center and Volunteer Center of the Redwoods. She also provided companionship to many a local senior citizen while volunteering with Humboldt Home Health Care.She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Esta May Croy; brothers, Lyle Croy, Lee Temple, Mel Croy; sisters, Neva Croy, Lois Croy; and husbands, Robert Ford and George Damme.
She is survived by her sister, Norma Morrison of Lebanon, Oregon; daughters, Deborah Goff of Eureka, Cynde Cudney of Chico, and Rebecca Moser of Lexington, Kentucky; son, Terry Ford of Marin County; grandchildren, Michelle Losh, Charles Gay, Jason Howard, Kevin Glisson, Christopher Glisson, Tanya Glisson, Terry Ford, Jr., Robert Ford, Shawn Cudney and Melissa Cudney; and great grandchildren, Sadie Losh, Kristen Gay, Maranda Beal, Nathaniel Beal, Annaelyse Donovan, Gaige Donovan, Aiden Donovan, Dallas Ford, Lillianna Ford, Paige Glisson, Karalynn Glisson and Genevieve Glisson.
Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 14th at 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Committal services will be conducted cryptside at Sunset Memorial Park in Eureka on Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Tom Galovich officiating. FindaGrave # 66839652
Norma Joy Burdick, age 78, of Lebanon, Oregon, passed away at home January 26, 2008, from complications due to Leukemia. Her family was by her side.Norma was born in Denver, Colorado, on June 06, 1929, to Esta May (Marcellus) and Charles Glenn Croy. Her and her family moved to Fortuna, CA, in 1936. Norma has been a resident of Lebanon, OR, since 1988.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Esta May and Charles Glenn Croy; her late husband, Andrew Burdick; her brothers, Ivan Boyd, Lyle Croy, Melvin Boyd, Lee Temple; her sisters, Ardith Boyd, Neva Mangel, Lois Croy and Donna Damme.
Norma also leaves behind six children, Robert C. Lee of Lebanon, Oregon, James Samuel Lee of Lebanon, Oregon, Bonnie Perkett of Eureka, Calif., Mary Deanna Hunt of Carlotta, Calif., Betty Barker of Lebanon, Oregon, and Charles Arthur Parsons of Vancouver, Washington. Norma was so proud of all of her grandchildren.
She leaves behind 13 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.
At her request, no services will be held.
Helen Belle Hardy was born Jul 3, 1902 in Nebraska and died Aug 1985 in Wray, Yuma Co., CO. She married Millard Fillmore Pope Feb 27, 1924 in Yuma Co., CO. He was born Feb 3, 1903 in Pottawattamie Co., IA and died Feb 1970 in Phillips Co., CO, son of Warren Pope and Lydia. August 8, 1928 "Warren Pope had the misfortune to hurt his leg very severely workin gin the harvest field last week. The report is that a combine ran over him. At present he is able to get around on crutches."
Children of Helen Belle Hardy and Millard Fillmore Pope:
i. Betty Jane Pope was born 1925 in Yuma Co., CO.
ii. Kenneth H. Pope was born 1927 in Yuma Co., CO.
iii. Dora Witmer Pope was born 1928 in Yuma Co., CO.
iv. Daniel Wayne Pope was born About 1931 in Yuma Co., CO.
v. Lois L. Pope was born About 1934 in Yuma Co., CO.
1922 Duroc Journal
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