Our devoted and loving mother, Rosemarie Ella Pheland, was taken from us on Feb. 6, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. She was 87 years of age. She was married to Arthur David Pheland (deceased). Rosemarie was born April 15, 1929, to William and Caroline Walsh. She also had two sisters, Carol and Marion, and they all grew up together in Albion, California. Rosemarie graduated from high school in Mendocino, California. She was active in Eastern Star, Amaranth (for 50 years), Jobs Daughters and Native Daughters. She worked at Daley's in The Company Store in Fort Bragg. She lived in Yolo, California, for the last year of her life after moving from Hayward, California, to be near her daughter, Belinda. She was cared for at the end by friends and family at her daughter's home in Woodland, California, and was surrounded by much love. She is survived by her children: William (Marcia) Pheland, Belinda (Jess) Andrade. Her son, Michael Pheland, deceased her. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Cassandra, Caitlin, Daniel, Eric, Jennifer, Anthony and Brian, and one great-grandson, Anthony Jr. Rosemarie was well-known and loved by all in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Hayward, Yolo and Woodland, for her kindness and generosity, and helping with charities. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Her motto was "Live, Love and Laugh."
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