A memorial service for Eva Mae Wicks Mastel will be held in June, in Fortuna, CA.
Mrs. Mastel passed away April 5th, 2018, in Hoopa, Ca. She was 94 years old. Born August 6, 1923, in Oro Fino, CA. Mrs. Mastel was of Karuk, Shasta and Dutch heritage.
She was the great granddaughter of Shasta leader Chief Kimolly, Karuk-Lucy Powell of Happy Camp, Dutch Ancestors the Swearingens of Happy Camp.
She was married to Robert Mastel Sr. in 1940. They were married for 58 yrs. upon his death. Eva & Bob lived in Trinity County close to 50 years. Eva was a member of the Burnt Ranch VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Trinity County Grand Jury, Burnt Ranch PTA, California Rural Indian Health Board.
Survivors are sons Arthur E. Mastel & wife Liz Manatowa -Mastel of Medford, OR, Robbert G. Mastel of Hoopa, daughter Marilyn & Bill Landergen of Mad River, CA. , &
11 grandchildren, & numerous great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Burnt Ranch School PTO , PO Box 39 Burnt Ranch, Ca 95527, in honor of Eva Mastel.