Warren L. Mamlock
Homer resident Warren L. Mamlock, 80, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at home.
A celebration of his life will be 1 p.m., July 1, 2013 at American Legion Post 465, 2410 East End Road with Pastor Greg from Homer Assembly of God officiating.
Warren was born June 2, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1949-1952. After his discharge, he worked as a cab driver in New York City in the 1950s. He then worked as a bartender, professional hunter, cook, hay bailer, chimney sweep, business owner, entrepreneur and farmer. He had lived in Patchogue, Long Island, New York, Providence, RI, and Bradenton, Fla. and seasonally in Homer since about 1998.
He retired for good from farming in 2000, when his first grandchild was born.
Warren loved to fish, hunt and drink, usually doing at least two of these at a time.
“The family would like to thank every one of his friends for their outpouring of love and help throughout his brief illness. He loved his “Alaska Family” very much. When you think of Warren, think of all the laughs and drinks you may have shared together and know that when it came to his life, he really lived. He didn’t let anyone or anything hold him back. He would have wanted the same thing for his friends and family. He loved his friends, but family was first for Warren, and his life revolved around the people who called him, Husband, Dad, Uncle and Poppa.” His family wrote.
Warren was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Mamlock, father, Lemuel C. Mamlock, and brother, Lemuel J. Mamlock.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Mamlock; son, Lem Mamlock; daughter and son-in-law, Misty and Geno Roberts; grandchildren, Grady C., Brianna N. and James L Mamlock and Emalie J. Roberts, all of Bradenton, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews and many special friends.
Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Homer, 323 Soundview Ave., Ste. B., Homer, AK 99603.
Sharon Lynn Gaedeke
Homer resident Sharon Lynn Gaedeke, 72, passed away, Thursday, June 20, 2013 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer.
Services were held Monday, June 24, at Land’s End Resort.
Sharon was born June 18, 1941 in Wenatchee, Washington and was raised in Walla Walla. For most of her life she lived in Pasco, Washington, where she raised two children and operated flower shops with her husband. In 1999, Sharon retired and moved to Homer where she was co-proprietor and owner of Room with a View Bed and Breakfast and volunteer at Pier One Theatre.
“She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family, moose, fishing and cooking. She was the most kind and gentle person that would do anything for her family and friends. Mom, we love you and will miss you.” Her family wrote.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Manfred Gaedeke of Homer and sons, Hans Gaedeke of San Diego, Calif. and Erich Gaedeke of Portland, Ore.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be sent in memory of Sharon to Pier One Theatre, P.O. Box 84, Homer, AK 99603.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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