Genoa’s Anna Minifie dies in crash |

Genoa’s Anna Minifie dies in crash

Staff reports

A memorial service for Anna Minifie of Genoa will be held Sunday Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Genoa Community Church in Genoa.

Minifie died Saturday at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, Calif. as a result of injuries from an automobile accident on Sept. 2. She was 72.

Anna’s husband, Donald Minifie, 77, was driving the automobile, and she was the passenger. According to the California Highway Patrol, the Minifie vehicle made a left turn in front of an oncoming vehicle driven by Michelle Tossie, 16, of Salinas.

Tossie applied the brakes, according to the highway patrol, but could not avoid the collision. Donald Minifie was not injured, and Tossie was treated for minor injuries.

The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.

Funeral services for Anna Minifie are scheduled for Friday at 2 p.m. at Chapel of the Hills at the Los Gatos Memorial Cemetary in Los Gatos, Calif., where the Minifies lived prior to moving to Genoa 20 years ago.