Signe found so much joy among her family and friends whom she loved dearly. She was kind and selfless, always putting others before herself. Signe loved music and played several different instruments. She had a love for reading and writing poetry and was a published poet. Signe was a business professional who spent several years as a bookkeeper, 10 years as a legal clerk for the Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office, and most recently, as an assistant to a CPA in Pagosa Springs, where she had lived for the past 12 years before recently relocating during retirement back to California.
Signe is survived by her two daughters, Megan Elizabeth Castaneda and her husband, Byron Castaneda, and Rebecca Lynn Machado and her husband, Dean Machado. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, whom she loved so dearly and devoted much of her time to, Samuel Castaneda, Jasmine Castaneda, Jacob Castaneda, Jett Machado, and Gage Machado; her sister, Paula Smith; her brother, Ed Moller; and many nieces, nephews, family members and friends.