The memorial service for Deputy Jake Steely will be held at Clear Lake High School’s Don Owens Stadium in Lakeport tomorrow starting at 12:00 noon. Those attending will need to park at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Personnel will be at the fairgrounds to assist you with parking and where to catch the shuttle to the High School. The Lake County Deputy Sheriff and his 11 year old son were swept into the ocean while visiting the Mendocino Coast on April 18th. After being pronounced brain dead at Enloe Hospital in Chico, Steely’s organs were donated, and he was taken off life support. Last weekend, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office escorted Deputy Jake Steely and his family home to Lake County. Steely was a nine-year law enforcement veteran at both the Lakeport Police Department and the LCSO.
A GoFundMe account in his name has been set up to assist his wife and and five children. Over $20,000 has been raised so far. Find it here: www.gofundme.com/29y4dxk4
A “Deputy Jake Steely Family” account has also been opened at Mendo-Lake Credit Union in Lakeport.