WRO Staff / Wednesday, Aug. 5 @ 6:45 a.m. / Obits

OBITUARY: Virgil Valadao, 1957-2020

Virgil Valadao passed on July 22, 2020 in Crescent City.

He was born in Portugal on July 7, 1957. Virgil later moved to Humboldt County, California where he lived and worked for Sierra Pacific for 38 years making many close friends along the way.

Virgil is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Heidi Valadao, and his son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Kelsey Valadao; his sisters Mary Rosa, Judy Valadao (Antonio); his mother-in-law Joan Warner and his brother and sister-in-law Rick and Diane Warner; his granddaughter Lilly Valadao, and many, many relatives and friends.

Due to COVID-19, a small, private interment service will be held at the Elk Valley Rancheria Tribal Cemetery on August 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. located at 3000 Howland Hill Rd, Crescent City.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Del Norte County Animal Shelter by calling 707-464-7235.


The obituary above was submitted on behalf of Virgil’s loved ones. The Wild Rivers Outpost runs obituaries of Del Norte County residents at no charge. See guidelines here.


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