Deidre Ann Bottineau

Homer resident Deidre Ann Bottineau passed away suddenly Thursday morning, Oct. 13, 2016. Born in Los Angeles, Calif. on March 21 1954, Deidre was always challenging herself to do and learn different things. She inspired spiritual wisdom and aspiration to all with equal ease. Her sense of adventure made Dee a true Alaska woman. She […]

James Patrick Nestor

James Patrick Nestor, 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, at his home in Homer.  No services will be held at this time. Mr. Nestor was born March 4, 1960 in Evergreen Park, Illinois.  He graduated from Oaklawn High School in 1978.  He received an Associate’s Degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 1987.  In 1985 he […]

Paul Reis Mackie

Longtime Homer resident and Cook Inlet fisherman Paul Mackie died earlier this month in his home overlooking Kachemak Bay. His wife and brother were at his side. Paul was 60 years old. Born in Baltimore, Paul was the second of five children. After graduating high school and hitchhiking across the country, Paul returned to Maryland […]

Emma Jane McCune

Emma Jane McCune went into the presence of the Lord on Oct. 9.
She was born Feb. 23, 1941 in Colorado Springs to Roy and Eva McCune and came to know Christ as a child. She attended Palmer High School, obtained a BA in Education and then went on to earn a Masters of Education in Library Science in 1969.

Gorgonia ‘Gloria’ Tela-on Sevilliano Scroggs

Gorgonia “Gloria” Tela-on Sevilliano Scroggs peacefully left the earth on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at Soldotna General Hospital at the age of 83. She was a resident of the state of Alaska for more than 60 years. Scroggs grew up in the province of Leyte, and was both strong and tenacious. As a survivor during […]

Kriss Dawn Swoboda

Kriss D. Swoboda passed away Sept. 13, 2016 after a lengthy and inspiring battle with cancer. Swoboda was born on Kodiak Island to Don and Mary Mack. She grew up in Kodiak and started commercial fishing at an early age. Swoboda moved to College Station, Texas in 1997. While there, she managed the office of […]

Walter Raymond Pudwill

Walter Raymond Pudwill — carpenter, gardener, prospector and fix-it-man extraordinaire — died Sept. 10 at home in Homer, Alaska, after living with cancer for nearly four years. Pudwill was born May 25, 1955 in Eugene, Ore. to Raymond and Mary Ellen Pudwill. He grew up in nearby Springfield, often traveling to job sites around Oregon […]

Gene Stephens

Marjorie Gene Stephens, 88, passed away peacefully Sept. 1, 2016 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born in Amarillo, and spent her childhood and early adult years there. She married her high school sweetheart Del Stephens, attended the University of Texas with him and accompanied him around the world for the next 50-plus years. He was […]

Virgil Englishbee

Virgil Englishbee passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. His funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Chapman School Gym in Anchor Point. There is a viewing at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. A finger-food potluck will follow, and all are welcome to attend. If you would like to […]

Terry James Greenwald

Terry James Greenwald, 63, of Homer passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital. Greenwald was born Saturday, Jan. 17, 1953 in Fairfield, Calif. to Harold Jacob and Wanda (DuBois) Greenwald. His family stated that, “Terry fell in love with Homer, Alaska, and spent 14 happy years living his dream. He often said […]

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