Tag Archives: Obituary

OBITUARY: Angelina Marie Zanotti

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

OBITUARY – Guido Pietro Canclini

Our loving husband and father, Guido, passed away peacefully at home July 13, 2017, with his wife of 65 years, Martha, by his side. Born in Arcata March 19, 1926, Guido was a well-known member of the Arcata scene throughout his life. His father, Pietro, and his mother, Rena, were immigrants from Northern Italy. From

Obituary: Kenneth M. Bomar

Kenneth M. Bomar was born June 9, 1954 in Aberdeen, Wash. He passed away peacefully July 2, 2017 at his home in Trinidad at the age of 63. Ken proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from March 1972 to August 1975 as an Air Force aircraft mechanic. Ken was known to

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: Jennifer Moore Mason

Jennifer Moore Mason was born in La Jolla, Calif. July 17, 1955, the third of five girls born to Dr. David G. and Claire Harding Moore. She and her sisters grew up in a unique and inspiring neighborhood full of ocean scientists, Nobel Prize winners, and “crummy” kids. The atmosphere of curiosity about the natural

Janis Jean Saunders • Sept. 11, 1929 – June 15, 2017

Janis, or “Mimi,” as she was known to her grandchildren, was a generous and loving woman who deeply valued spending time with her loved ones. Born and raised in Eureka, Janis Jean Moore attended Nazareth Convent Elementary School, graduated from Eureka High School in 1946, and went to work for Eureka City Schools as a

Obituary: Victoria Anne Stockley Dodge

Victoria Anne Stockley Dodge    Nov. 15, 1949 –Dec. 6, 2016 Family and friends of Victoria Stockley Dodge are invited to a celebration of this good woman’s life on Saturday, March 25, from roughly 1 to 8 p.m. at the Bayside Grange, 2297 Jacoby Creek Road. Vicky’s love of the North Coast and all its

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