Tag Archives: Obituaries

Former HSU offensive lineman Dillon Reagan passes away

Humboldt State University ARCATA – Former Humboldt State offensive lineman Dillon Reagan passed away Wednesday. The Issaquah, Wash., native was a two-year starter for the Lumberjacks (2012 and 2013) and twice earned All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference honors. He served as a team captain for the 2013 season. Reagan was a national finalist for the Uplifting

Obituary: Angelina Marie Zanotti, 1921-2017

Angelina Marie Zanotti was born on September 5, 1921 to Silvia and Antonio Bettazza and passed away on July 18, 2017. Angelina immigrated from Mura, Italy to USA with her mom Silvia and her baby sister Mercedes to join her father Antonio in Humboldt County.  She arrived at Ellis Island on Sept 7, 1923 at

Obituary: Carla (Petersen) Powell

Carla Gudrun (Petersen) Powell died May 12, 2017. She was the daughter of Johannes and Marie Petersen, born August 16, 1916 on the family farm at Coffee Creek, east of Ferndale. She had three siblings, Aage Petersen, Ellen Calder and Eline (Babe) Townson, all deceased. Carla is survived by Aage’s daughters, Greta Hockaday and Carol

Obituary: Morey Husted

We pause to note the passing of Morris Edward Husted, former resident of Arcata. Mr. Husted died in Reno; he was 84. He came to Arcata in the 1960s to teach English at Arcata High, bringing boxes of paperback books he’d give away to any kid who’d read them. A native of Southern California, he

OBITUARY: Ruth Mountaingrove

Ruth Mountaingrove, lesbian-feminist poet, photographer, composer, publisher, musician, playwright, painter and women’s land pioneer, died peacefully Dec. 18, 2016, at age 93, at Ida Emmerson Hospice House in Eureka. Ruth was born Ruth Shook Feb. 21, 1923 in Philadelphia, daughter of Edith Shelling and Herbert Shook. She attended Kutztown State Teachers College. In 1946, she

Obituary: Danny Wayne Harpe

Danny Harpe passed away at home in Eureka Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at age 68. Danny was born Feb. 9, 1948 in Ukiah to parents Ernest and Eleanor Harpe. He was raised in Hopland on Valley Oaks Farm with three brothers and a sister. Danny graduated from Ukiah High in 1966. While in high school,