Obituaries – Sept. 23

Susan Ann Gibson died at home Aug. 23, 2015, in the middle of a sunny afternoon. She was born in Salem, Ore., on March 12, 1952, the youngest of three children born to Elvin and Elaine Barrowcliff. Her father and brother Wayne live in Homer, and her oldest brother, Bob, lives in Castle Rock, Wash. […]


Homer resident Nancy Branch, 76, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. A celebration of her life will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Kachemak Community Center. A full obituary will appear later. Arrangements are with Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

Obituary- Aug 26

Billy James Smith, 73, passed away Aug. 13, 2015 at Providence Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Verna (née Morgan) Smith, and brothers Robert and Jack (Sandra) Smith. Billy is survived by his loving wife, Beverly; brother Roger and sister Jeanette Frank; son, Scott Smith; daughters: Desiree Dawn Latour, Shari […]

Obituary – Aug. 19

Stanley Ralph Harrington On Aug. 10, 2015, Stan Harrington passed peacefully at his home in Anchor Point with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at his side. Stan — one of seven children — was born on May 18, 1945 in Montrose, Colo. to Vern and Lena Harrington. In his teens, the family moved […]

Obituary – Aug. 12

Sandra J. Newton Born July 28, 1937, passed away July 16, 2015 Her memories will be survived by her husband, George (Ray) Newton. Her four children: Todd, Mike, Mark and Donald Slaughter. Grandchildren: Chad, Angel, Mathew, Michael, Nichol, Trevor, Teagan, Mischa and Kiano. Great grandkids: Jesse, Caleb, Damien, Dakota, Desiree, Devon, Chase, and Lily. Daughter […]

Obituary – Aug. 5

Zachary Krom The picture you chose was me washing a window!? In this day of Photoshop, you couldn’t get a photo of me riding a brown bear while lassoing a lion, all while pulling in a 100,000 fish set? Go big or go home people. Well crap. It appears I’ve made the part of the […]

Obituary – July 29

Zak Krom of Homer, Anchorage and Kodiak, died June 25, 2015 in Naknek, Alaska. A full obituary and service announcements will be published at a later date. A future memorial service will be held in Homer. Kathleen Margaret Patsch Walls April 13, 1949- July 24, 2015 Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Kathleen Walls, peacefully passed […]

Obituary – July 22

Longtime Homer resident Robert B. Turkington, 92, died Monday, July 13, 2015 at home with family by his side. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 31 at the Homer Elks Lodge, 215 W Jenny Lane. Honorary Pallbearers are Sean Presley, Daniel Presley, Scott Turkington, Ryan Turkington, Matt Turkington, Vladimir Martushev, Jason […]

Obituary – July 15

Walter Johnson, a pioneering Alaska physician known to many as the father of the Community Health Aide Program, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, surrounded by family at his son’s home in Anchorage. He was 92. Born Merle Richard Walter Johnson on July 20, 1922 to
Claus Edwin Johnson and Reka (Linden) Johnson in
Osceola, Neb., a small […]

Obituary – July 8

Edna Bernice Fisk of Homer, Alaska passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 28, 2015.  Edna was born in Melita, which is now Sterling, Mich., in 1920.  As a young woman, Edna was swept off her feet by serviceman Toras Fisk, and they were wed in 1943. Toras was the love of her […]

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