Obituary – May 4

Aug. 30, 1945 — April 12, 2016 Susan Jane Johnson Markve, age 70, of Hot Springs, went to her heavenly rest after a long, courageous battle with brain cancer on April 12, 2016. Susan was born the first child of Keith and Muriel (Gustafson) Johnson on Aug. 30, 1945, in Grand Rapids, Minn. She spent […]

Obituary – April 27

Homer resident Charles E. “Charlie” Little, III, 57, passed away Monday, Apr. 18, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. A private service will be held. Charlie was born to a military family on May 8, 1958 in Germany to Charles and Betty Little. He was a resident in Homer at Main Tree Independent Living […]

Obituary – April 20

Our beloved mother, friend and teacher passed away at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska on April 11, 2016. She was 93. She left behind a legacy that will be forever remembered.
Mary was born June 6, 1922 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Mexican immigrants, Ramon Espinosa de los Monteros and Margarita Camou Espinosa. She had one sister, Emma Luz Espinosa Sosa and a step-brother, Raymond Espinosa.
Mary met her husband Jack Epperson, and in 1942 they were married in Los Angeles. They had two children: Terry and Dean.

Obituary – April 13

Garry Phipps, 49, of Homer, Alaska, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer after a 10-month battle with cancer. A gathering of friends and family was held Sunday at the family’s home. Garry was born Jan. 28, 1967 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He lived in Michigan before moving to Alaska, […]

Obituary – March 30

Lifelong Alaskan, Mrs. Rebecca Irene Brown, aged 44 of Anchor Point, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at her home. Becky was born Monday, Aug. 30, 1971 to Raymond and Grace (Pennington) Bellamy in Homer, where she graduated from high school. She attended Kenai Peninsula College, where she earned her CNA certificate. She received many […]

Obituary – March 23

Anchor Point resident, Mr. Charles Michael Rockett, 63, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at his home in Anchor Point.  No services will be held per Charles’ wishes. Chuck’s ashes will be spread in Kachemak Bay later this summer with his family. Mr. Rockett was born April 11, 1952 in Longview, Wash., and graduated high school […]

Obituary – March 9

Arnold O. Beymer, Sr., of Kasilof, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. Arnold was born to Howard and Eula Beymer in Ketchikan, Alaska on March 25, 1943. Per Arnold’s wishes, private family services will be held at a later date. Services were entrusted to Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

Obituaries – March 2

LaVelle “Vel” Dillon, beloved wife, aunt, friend, Gammy and “surrogate mother” to many, passed away peacefully, with her husband by her side, on Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016 at Homer’s South Peninsula Hospital, after a courageous battle against cancer. LaVelle was born in Baker, Ore. on Oct. 19, 1936 to Nelson and Oriel Speelman. She met […]

Obituary – Feb. 24

Roy L. Morris, 65, passed from this life on Feb. 17, 2016. A 60-year resident of Homer, Roy died as he lived; on the move, always working, rarely slowing down or taking a break. Roy was born March 7, 1950, in Silva, Mo. At 5 years old, he came to Alaska with his parents to […]

Obituary – Feb. 17

Mrs. Betty Bee Martin, 86, of Anchor Point, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Betty was born Monday, March 4, 1929 in White River, S.D. to Donald and Luella (Milks) James. She moved to Alaska in August of 1980, living in Cordova and then Anchor Point. She retired from […]

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