OBITUARY: Linda Sue Arata, 1943-2021 | Lost Coast Outpost

Robert Hundley

Sue Arata, 78 of McKinleyville, handed absent on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2021, because of to cancer. She was tranquil, and surrounded by relatives and&#13

the early 1940s, Linda was born on the 2nd floor of the Scotia&#13
Inn, in Scotia. She was the second-born daughter of Ann and&#13
William (Bill) Chenoweth. Her father was a lumberman who labored for&#13
the neighborhood sawmill prior to he was named to war. Linda, her mother and&#13
her older sister Nancy stayed with relatives although Invoice was absent. Upon&#13
his return, the relatives reunited and stayed in Santa Rosa till 1952 &#13
when they settled in Bodega. Linda’s father Monthly bill, his father&#13
and brother, with each other started out Chenoweth Lumber Business. The mill was&#13
along the Salmon Creek, and, about a mile past St. Theresa and the previous&#13
creamery. The household constructed a modest dwelling on the mill’s property,&#13
and they known as it house for the future 30 decades. There was often a&#13
fireplace burning in the fireplace and lively conversations.

attended elementary university at the historical Potter Schoolhouse, and&#13
higher university at Analy Large in Sebastopol. Linda’s household property was&#13
stuffed with laughter and like, and the girls were being never ever a challenge or&#13
unkempt. In 1952 Debbie was born, completing their family members of five.

Chenoweths relished acquiring absent to Very clear Lake, exactly where they used&#13
quite a few summers. They experienced a lovely, rustic home positioned at the foundation&#13
of Mt. Konocti where by they fished and expended hours of the working day swimming&#13
and mastering to water ski. Family members and friends ended up normally close to.

father, Bill, was a Shriner, and her mother, Ann, a member of the Eastern&#13
Star. The a few sisters were being honorable Rainbow Women, meeting&#13
weekly, and performing quite a few hours of provider in the group. Linda was&#13
mounted as Worthy Advisor in 1964, and finally earned her place&#13
as a member of the Grand Cross of Shade, the highest honor for a&#13
Rainbow Woman.

briefly attended university at Sacramento Point out studying style and&#13
artwork, but observed her accurate contacting at Empire Business enterprise University. Immediately after&#13
graduating, she started out her qualified journey as a Kelly Lady,&#13
typing 78 wpm, working her way up to human methods. Linda was a&#13
staff manager for Campbell Chain, Mack Vans and Libby’s&#13
Cannery, she ended her qualified job at Diablo Photo voltaic. She was&#13
generally sharp, in no way forgetting a date or time. Linda experienced a way of&#13
getting her point throughout respectfully and truly. She beloved&#13
apparel, usually getting a excellent sense of design. She was timeless and&#13
timely, arriving anywhere at the very least 15 minutes early. She worked long&#13
several hours in a male-dominated workforce, earning the respect of her&#13
coworkers. Linda’s professionalism and intelligence could not be&#13

confirmed bravery and courage by getting her pilot’s license in 1975.  In the late 70s she purchased a manufacturer new 260Z, and swiftly set a&#13
plate holder on it that explained, “The greatest male for the position is a&#13
lady.” She was exceptionally stubborn, but desired to say she was&#13
decided. Her solid function ethic and her unbiased travel produced her&#13
a purpose model for gals of all ages.

experienced her only daughter, Robin Dunlavy, in 1967. She was a loving and&#13
progressive mother instilling the identical family values and morals she&#13
was raised with. Jointly they expended a great deal of their cost-free time in&#13
Bodega, feeding on out and swimming at Obvious Lake.

1986 Linda fulfilled the like of her lifetime, John A. Arata, and they married&#13
in 1987. They shared 29 yrs together ahead of John passed in 2015. &#13
In people several years they retired and relished gardening, crafting and&#13
becoming grandparents. Grams and Pops produced a long lasting impact&#13
on their grandkids by like and laughter. Linda adored all her&#13
grandkids, always possessing a place for them to share their everyday living and&#13

was a politically minded conservative, and happy member of the&#13
Republican Women’s Assocition, in both equally Contra Costa and Humboldt County.

will be remembered generally for her kindness, and audio information, She was&#13
charming with a great feeling of humor. Linda lived quite&#13
independently at dwelling until eventually she handed.

was little nevertheless mighty, and an all-around amazing girl.

will be considerably missed by her daughter Robin Dunlavy, her “rock”&#13
Doug Foster, her sisters Nancy Chenoweth and Deborah Munoz and Peter.&#13
her amazing grandkids Sophia and Miles Dawes, Kayla and Brett&#13
Murrell, John Foster, Scout Buendia, Emilio Zuniga, Terrapin Buendia&#13
and Shilo Kunkle. She will also be skipped by several individuals whom she&#13
beloved and welcomed into the loved ones. She was a lovely soul, and we&#13
all overlook her pretty considerably.

Linda’s request there will be a personal memorial, on a attractive&#13
sunny working day, along Titlow Ridge.

loved ones would like to convey their really like and gratitude to Hospice of&#13
Humboldt. Their treatment and compassion gave Linda peace of head when&#13
she essential it most.


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