Homer resident, John “Jack” Dallas Jump, 65, died Monday, July 1, 2013 at his home in Homer.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at the Homer Elks Lodge, 215 W. Jenny Way in Homer. A family and friend memorial service will be held at a later date in Klamath Falls, Ore.
Mr. Jump was born Sept. 4, 1947 in Klamath Falls, Ore. He graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1965, and joined the U.S. Army soon after graduating. He served in Vietnam.
In 1992, Mr. Jump moved to Homer, where he has lived for the past 21 years. He retired as the chip ship supervisor on the Homer Spit. Jump attended the Homer Independent Baptist Church and was a long time member of the Homer Elks Lodge. He and his wife Charlene enjoyed art.
The family wrote, “John was a devoted husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, friend and family man.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Nora Jump; father in-law, Wade Pitcher; sister, Wilda Dixon; grandchildren, Andrew, Brea, Christopher, and nephew Ryan Williams.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene Ann Jump of Homer; daughter, Katheryn Walton and husband, Michael of Klamath Falls, Ore., Laurie Bray and husband, Mike of Klamath Falls, Ore., and Teresa Jump of Klamath Falls, Ore.; son, Bill Jump and wife, Angela of Arlington, Tex.; brother, Joe Smith and wife, Carol of Sun Valley, NV; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchild; closest friends Jan and Joan Jonker and Wayne and Toni Barrowcliff all of Homer. as well as many other family and friends.
Memorial donations may be made to either the Hospice of Homer or the Homer Elks Lodge in Homer. Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel and Crematory.
Homer resident, Martin Clarence Altman, 44, died Monday, June 24, 2013
at The Ark of Homer in Homer, Alaska.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2821 East End Road in Homer.
A potluck will follow at the church. Mr. Altman was born June 16, 1969 in Grangeville, Idaho. He moved to Homer in April of 1983, where he attended and graduated from Homer High School.
Martin worked in the fishing industry for a long time, as well as a cook. He was a member of the LDS Church in Homer and loved all outdoor activities and playing video games.
The family wrote, “Marty was loved by so many and will forever be missed. He had a huge heart and was always there to help a friend out. He loved
animals and was always taking in strays. His family always wondered which
animal or person he would walk through the door with next. Even though Marty is gone, he will live on in our hearts and memories forever. He will continue to live through us as we remember his smiling face and the wonderful memories. We find peace and comfort knowing he is with his Heavenly Father now.”
Martin was preceded in death by his brother, Kenny Altman; father, Robert Altman; grandparents, Louis and Pat Altman and Kay and Maynard Downing.
He is survived by his sons, Travis Altman and fiancée, Jamie Brown, Jesse Altman and wife, Allyssa, Kenneth Altman, Colby Altman, Gerald Altman and daughter, Debra Altman all of Homer; mother of his children, Kim Altman of Homer; he also has a son, Lincoln Nelson of Milan, Mich.; mother and dad, Vicky and Patrick Johnson of Homer; brothers, Robert Altman and his wife, Lona of Kamiah, Idaho, Mike Altman of Lewiston, Idaho, Ricky Altman and wife, Karla of Kamiah, Idaho, Walter Cody of Portland, Ore. and David Johnson and wife, Autumn of Cordova, AK; sisters, Patty Seay and husband, Gary of Homer, Katrina Chase and husband, Tim of Homer, Shaunti Johnson of Homer and Tara Johnson of Texas; step-sisters, Selena Kellar of Cambridge, Idaho, Angela Lakey of Emmet, Idaho and Maryanne Wilkerson and husband, Gordon of Cambridge, Idaho; grandkids, Jazzmyn and Jesselee Altman both of Homer; Grandparents, Leland and Rosie Hill of Ridgecrest, Calif. and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel and Crematory. Please visit his obituary and online guestbook at AlaskanFuneral.com.
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